Dulce de Leche Liqueur

Dulce de Leche Liqueur

Today I want to share with you the recipe for yet another home-made liqueur.  I love Dulce de Leche, don’t you?  Well, having this liqueur is like drinking liquid Dulce del Leche!  It is just scrumptious.  It is very easy to make and it requires only 4 ingredients. It is perfect to give as a…

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Moroccan Mint Tea

Moroccan Mint Tea

I love Moroccan Mint Tea, so it was the first thing I chose to prepare for my Daring Cooks’ Middle Eastern Breakfast.  It traditionally hails from the Maghreb region (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia), but it has now spread throughout the Arab world.  It is more like a “social drink” served to guests and I would…

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Middle Eastern Breakfast

Middle Eastern Breakfast

For the February Daring Cooks challenge, Manal from Manal’s Bites invited us to celebrate the most important meal of the day Middle Eastern style! As Manal says “Breakfast is a very important meal in the Middle East; it is major! […] Fridays, the first day of the weekend here in this part of the world is the…

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Valentine's Day Recipe Roundup 2015

Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup 2015

As Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, I thought of putting together a roundup of a few of my favourite recipes that I think would work great for a romantic dinner.  Ready to drool?? Here goes MsM’s Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup for 2015!  Ah!  And don’t miss my next recipe as that too is…

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Passion fruit Liqueur

Passion fruit Liqueur

Here I am, back with another recipe for home-made liqueur!  Once you understand the procedure, you can make basically any flavour liqueur you like.  This one is made with fresh passion fruit and it is delicious and even though it requires 45 days of “resting time”, the recipe itself is very easy.  Thi liqueur is…

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Pineapple Mojito

Pineapple Mojito

I made this Pineapple Mojito to serve to my friends on New Year’s Eve as an aperitivo, just to start things off before we sat down for dinner.  We had a Spanish theme that night and I know Mojito is not a Spanish cocktail, but I made a little exception as it is one of…

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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Are you all set for New Year’s Eve?  I am still adjusting the menu somewhat… I always do, and up until a few hours before the guests arrive I may change something here and there!  The idea this year is to have a Spanish theme, but I will let you know more about it when…

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Salted Caramel Nutella Hot Chocolate

Salted Caramel Nutella Hot Chocolate

After sharing the recipe for my baked Cinnamon Apples, which make for a healthy snack, I am back today with something more… festive.  It is the holiday season and I think it calls for a little indulgence, before we get back to our everyday cooking and eating.  So what better time than this to enjoy…

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Creamy Coconut Liqueur

Creamy Coconut Liqueur #SundaySupper

This week, for #SundaySupper we are sharing recipes for homemade gifts to give to family and friends for the holidays. I LOVE this theme and I cannot wait to read all the recipes that my fellow bloggers will share.  I am always on the lookout for new ideas.  Like every year, this year too I…

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Lavazza 8 (1 of 1)

Lavazza #FromItalywithPassion

I am very excited about today’s post… as it is all about coffee and Italy.  If you follow me on Facebook, you would have seen that I posted a special message for Manu’s Menu a few days ago.  Yep, the Lavazza barista contacted me to help him spread the word about the Lavazza #FromItalywithPassion campaign.  I…

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Home-made Salted Caramel Liqueur

Home-made Salted Caramel Liqueur

If you follow Manu’s Menu, you will remember that I decided to start a little series on home-made liqueurs in the weeks before the holiday season.  The reason is simple: home-made liqueurs make the perfect Christmas gift, both on their own or as part of a Christmas hamper filled with different home-made goodies.  On the…

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Home-made White Chocolate Liqueur

Home-made White Chocolate Liqueur

Italians like to make things at home.  This includes tomato sauces and preserves, pasta, sausages and smallgoods and, of course, liqueurs.  Home-made things are better on so many levels.  For one thing, you know exactly what went into your food and then everyone knows that food prepared with love always tastes better.  I have always…

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