Golden and Moist Carrot Cake Recipe

Golden and Moist Carrot Cake Recipe

March 24th, 2010 | Category: Cakes


This is a moist, dense and rich carrot cake, studded with toasted walnuts and sweet coconut. It is so delicious on its own, I didn't want to overshadow the perfectly balanced slices with the classic cream cheese frosting. A simple dusting of powdered sugar is what it only needs. I've worked very hard for this carrot cake recipe. And so did the readers of my Turkish blog. I published ...

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Hazelnut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

Hazelnut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

March 18th, 2010 | Category: Chocolate, Cookies


Spending your vacation at a friend's house certainly has its own advantages. Sure, there aren't any maids around to change the sheets and clean the sink daily, but you get to spend the whole time in the comfort of your own home, save the money to travel more and get to do things that you do at home. Like baking cookies. OK, that might not be everyone's ...

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Dinner roll

Dinner roll

March 16th, 2010 | Category: Food, Photo Blog


Right out of the oven. Words can not describe how good my kitchen smells right now!

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Hyacinth

Hyacinth

March 16th, 2010 | Category: Flowers, Photo Blog


Words can not describe how good my house smells right now!

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Chocolate Chip Cookie

Chocolate Chip Cookie

March 10th, 2010 | Category: Food, Photo Blog


This is the best chocolate chip cookie I've ever baked. Here's a similar recipe from my archives. This time around, I've used twice the amount of baking soda (makes the cookies slightly darker), refrigerated the dough for 36 hours (allows the flour to completely absorb the eggs - a tip I've learned from this article) and sprinkled chocolate pieces on top right after I took them out ...

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