Archive for May, 2014

Pączki (Donuts)

May 17, 2014


I made Polish style donuts today for the first time in my life and they were delicious!

The trick seems to be in: loose dough; learning to manipulate the loose dough without getting it stuck to your hands and generally all over; making sure the frying oil is neither too hot nor too cold.

Ta dah!


I will have these over Krispy Kreme or Dunkin’ any day!


Arabic sweets

May 3, 2014

Whenever we want to treat ourselves, we go to Kanafani (they’re a chain with plenty of branches) and order a box of kunafa. I like the little rolled pieces. This is something to indulge in.

The soft, melted cheese and crispy, crunchy shell make a perfect combination for the palate. The first pieces are usually gone by the time we start the car…