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Awwameh « Chef in disguise. If you had a hard time reading the title, awwameh is also called loqmet el kadi or luqaimat.

Awwameh « Chef in disguise

Not much better ha? Well this may not be easy to pronounce (or spell) but it is easy to make. Awwameh is basically a yeasted dough that is fried and then sweetened with rosewater syrup. You will probably find more ways to make awwameh as there are ways to spell. Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Breakfast Braid. Today is “Nerdy Day” at Woodlawn, the school where I work.

Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Breakfast Braid

All of my students are sporting taped glasses, suspenders, pants hitched up to their eyeballs, pocket protectors, and bow ties. They asked me why I didn’t dress up and I replied honestly, “What do you mean? Brioche à la crème et pépites de chocolat - Brioscine alla crema e cioccolato. Cinnamon sugar pull-apart bread. In a large mixing bowl whisk together 2 cups flour, sugar, yeast, and salt.

Cinnamon sugar pull-apart bread

Set aside. Whisk together eggs and set aside. In a small saucepan, melt together milk and butter until butter has just melted. Remove from the heat and add water and vanilla extract. Apricot apple fruit loaf and a Cat's Decision. It must be the gradual change in the weather, but with the coming of Spring, I’ve been buzzing around like a busy bee.

Apricot apple fruit loaf and a Cat's Decision

Flitting from task to task, home to work then back again, daydreaming of holidays on deserted islands. Multi-tasking to the max! Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Topping. If you follow me on Facebook, you probably know that I’ve been running in the mornings.

Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Topping

Usually. I mean, mostly. I run most mornings. Apple Danish Braid « Will Run for Food. Yum!

Apple Danish Braid « Will Run for Food

This was quite delicious! The original recipe calls for a cream cheese mixture but I left it out this time since I was using it for a dessert for Thanksgiving. The cream cheese would be delicious in this, though, and would be perfect for breakfast/brunch. This is very easy since I used frozen puff pastry (yes, I cheated :)) and it tastes just as good the next day! Sweet Braid. Sweet Braid For the dough: 300 g flour 1 sachet (7 g) dry yeast 30 g sugar a pinch of salt 160 g luke warm water 45 g melted butter For the filling:

Sweet Braid

Pumpkin Rolls. I used to be a Spring girl.

Pumpkin Rolls

The bright sunshine, the birds chirping early in the morning, the smell of blooming flowers and fresh cut grass. But the past couple years I’ve been becoming a Fall convert. The smell of autumn, the cool breeze, and of course, pumpkin everywhere to be found. I may or may not have 66 posts dedicated to my love of pumpkin already. Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Pecan Streussel. I know, I know.

Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Pecan Streussel

This is not the season for the great pumpkins. But… let me tell you a little secret, I am addicted to quick bread! I seriously don’t know what I would do without them.