Fried Eggs with Za’atar and Cheese

Fried eggs with za’atar, like some of my favourite recipes, was invented from leftovers. While making breakfast one Sunday morning, I found some extra za’atar spice mixed with some olive oil and a chunk of mozzarella in our fridge.  I had already started frying some eggs, so I sprinkled the spice and chopped cheese right […]

How to Save Money on Your Groceries – Part Two

How To Save Money On Your Groceries, Part Two

In the eternal quest to save money, it’s important to take a look at your monthly grocery bill. Since we need to feed ourselves, people often tend to justify spending more than necessary on food. I track my spending, and over the past few months and even though my monthly grocery budget is $150, I often […]

How to Save Money on Your Groceries – Part One

How To Save Money On Your Groceries, Part One

In the eternal quest to save money, it’s important to take a look at your monthly grocery bill. Since we need to feed ourselves, people often tend to justify spending more than necessary on food. I track my spending, and over the past few months and even though my monthly grocery budget is $150, I often […]

Oma’s Butterkuchen – German Butter Cake

Oma's Butterküchen - German Butter Cake

Butterkuchen was a specialty of our Oma’s, and she would make it for special occasions or just Kaffee and Kuchen – the German version of teatime. Oddly enough, it took ages for me to actually get the written recipe (maybe because I needed the translation?). This recipe is mostly by touch and feel. The dough should […]

Easy Cheater’s Caesar Salad Dressing

Easy Cheater's Caesar Salad Dressing

This is a really easy recipe for Caesar salad dressing that whisks up in a flash. It is similar in flavour to my other Caesar dressing recipe which uses raw eggs; this one is faster and easier since it uses ready-made mayonnaise as a base. Once made, it lasts for up to two weeks in the […]

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