Week 12 – Samosas

I made samosas this week! Samosas are deep fried pastries, that can be filled with many different fillings, such as meat and vegetables; potatoes, onion, green peas, etc. You can also fill them with cheese, which is what I’m going to do for this week’s genius hour. Samosas are most often a triangular shape but […]

Week 11 – Shawarma

For this week’s genius hour, I made shawarma! Shawarma is a popular Middle Eastern food that is made from marinated meat, such as lamb, beef, and chicken. Let me show you how it’s done! To begin, I cut the chicken. Subsequently, I added tomato sauce, salt, shawarma spices, black pepper, olive oil, onion powder, and […]

Week 10 – Stuffed Grape Leaves

I made Stuffed grape leaves this week! Stuffed grape leaves or Malfouf, in Arabic, is a typically grape leaves filled with a rice and meat mixture that has been spiced with warm ingredients like cumin and a tonne of fresh herbs like parsley, dill, and mint. After being filled, the grape leaves are cooked and […]

Week 9 – Trilece

For this week’s genius hour, I made Trilece. Trilece is a very light sponge cake topped with whipped cream and Caramel. I made this cake before slightly adjusting my goal. Let me take you along! To start off, I separated the egg whites from the yolk and put them into separate bowls. I added salt […]


The end of this project is coming up pretty soon, so I need to slightly adjust my end goal and work more towards it. On my plan post, I said that I will be, “enhancing my baking and cooking techniques.” I have been doing a great job with working on my baking, as I have […]

Week 8 – Lazy cake

This week I made a lazy cake! It was a very easy and hasty recipe, so let me take you along on the process. To begin, I added milk, sugar, cocoa powder, instant coffee, and butter into a small pot. Then constantly stirred until it boiled. I cracked 2 packets of biscuits into a bowl […]

Week 7 – Croissants

This week I baked chocolate-filled croissants! So let me take u along on the process. The dough consists of water, bread yeast, sugar, white vinegar, vegetable oil, and Vanilla. Then mix it all well. Next add flour, and salt. Then again mix it very well until the dough feels soft. I cut the dough into […]

Week 6 – Pancakes

This week I made Pancakes! It was a very fast and easy recipe. So let me take you along! To start off, I mixed all the ingredients together to make the batter. Thereafter, I poured the batter onto the pan, then flipped it once it looked ready. I was very impressed by my flipping skills! […]

Week 5 – Cinnamon Buns

This week I made cinnamon buns! I used Rabah Mohammad’s recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CXbW97YAfQ&t=274s As all her recipes are all trustworthy and very appetizing. I mixed all the ingredients together to make the dough. Then, most importantly, I did LOTS of kneading. This is the key to soft dough leading to heavenly results. After I have rolled […]