Asian Desserts

Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Cake

African Desserts, Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes By July 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

A dessert with many names, basbousa is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert originating in Egypt that is commonly found throughout the region. As versions of this dessert moved through the area, each country adapted its ingredients and name: Lebanon (nammoura), Armenia (shamali), Turkey/Greece (revani), Egypt/Jordan (harisa). Some recipes call for eggs, while others call for yogurt, milk or buttermilk. The…

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Mango & Coconut Sticky Rice

Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Sweet By March 28, 2017 Tags: , , , , 6 Comments

  Thailand is one of those intoxicating places whose food draws you in and never lets you go. I’m normally a chocolate person, but the one dessert that I can’t get off my mind is the infamous mango with sticky rice. Deceptively simple and extremely addictive, there’s something about the perfect harmony of the thick creamy sweetened sticky rice paired with luscious…

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