Tag Archives: Rose Water

Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe, with Raspberry-Rose Cream

The other night a few of us got to talking about the aromas that have been especially memorable from different times and places of our lives. I couldn’t help but recall the ethanol that filled the air space when I …

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Strawberry Rose Fool. My Favorite Bakeless Sweet.

I could talk about how summer is so very hot (not here) and you don’t want to turn on the oven. I could say here’s what to do when you have a profusion of berries (not here, yet), and want …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, a hint of Rose Water, & Mom’s Best Crust

Photos. Recipe. Perfect Pie, with a shorthand summary of my Mom’s Best Crust that makes it all so simple. Need I say more?

Yes, just this: Bake one, and enjoy.

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, with a hint of Rose Water

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Orange Blossom Simple Syrup recipe

So many Lebanese pastries rely on orange blossom syrup for flavor, for fragrance. And though the syrup is truly simple in its method and short ingredient list, there are a few different approaches to it: some with more sugar than …

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Lebanese Glazed Sweet Bread, Ka’ik

At first everything seemed so small, which probably had to do with the narrowness of the streets and the way the homes were built almost up to the road. It was the second day of the trip to Lebanon that …

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