Jaggery & Almond Oat Cookies

Happy fall all! With this change of weather, I've always found comfort in oatmeal cookies (raisins or chocolate). In order to make these as chewy as possible, I've introduced jaggery into the recipe. Just like brown sugar, this is a  hygroscopic sugar, meaning that it absorbs water from its environment! That being said, make sure … Continue reading Jaggery & Almond Oat Cookies

Tahini, cardamom & rose water granola

When I think about rose water, I usually think of baklavas. The flaky phyllo layered with nuts soaked in honey and rose water syrup, are always a guilty pleasure. This granola is reminiscent of the pastry, with its crunch, honey and cardamom, though much less sweet. Alternatively, you can add pistachios, sesame seeds, cashews to … Continue reading Tahini, cardamom & rose water granola