Toffee Coffee Cake Surprise

The odds were against this cake from the start. We came back from a ski vacations in Italy on Monday, I’m leaving to Lapland later this week, and all that is taking place smack in the middle of my exams.  I should have stayed far away from the kitchen, let alone bake a cake, which requires preparing homemade toffee ahead
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Baked Sunday Mornings: Gingersnaps with Lemon Sugar

I was planning to skip this one. It’s Friday morning, two weeks away from first term exams (4 exams, 4 papers, thanks for asking), we’re going on a ski vacation in a couple of days and the Sabbath will kick in a bit over two hours.  Pretty irresponsible to  bake anything now, let alone cookies to be featured on my
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Baked Sunday Mornings: Hair of the Dog Cake

This was a cake of many names, when it was served at a Hanukkah party for my side of the family.  I called it “Booze” cake, “Warm-Milk-with-Rum-and-Caramel” cake, “You’ll-Never-Guess-Its-Name” cake.  Anything but it’s official name.  I was worried of the cake being judged by its cover name- Hair of the Dog cake?!  Some of my in-laws
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Okra with Tomatoes, Pickled Lemon and Coriander במיה עם פלפלים ולימון כבוש

Dear Hebrew speaking friends-the English version is followed by a Hebrew one. One of the greatest things about having an easily distracted mind is that no document can ever be too boring. Take a balance sheet, for example.  What to an enthusiastic analyst is a collection of figures conveying financial clues, is to me a means to
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Baked Sunday Mornings: Date Squares

I really shouldn’t be here now.  There are a million items on my to-do list and I am still jet lagged. I came back from NYC a few days ago, to a messy apartment (don’t get me wrong, Better Half was more than exceptional with the house and the kids, functioning as a stay home
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