Heil & Zafa’aran Eid Breakfast Basket

By | August 27, 2013

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Just before the start of the Eid holiday Heil & Zafa’arn, a local bakery selling traditional Kuwaiti desserts and sweets, sent me a big basket filled with their goodies. The basket had a greeting card attached to it with the words “Eid Breakfast” printed on it in Arabic, and a lavish Eid breakfast basket it was indeed! Read more »

Madam Sucre Vintage Dessert Boutique

By | June 2, 2013

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I always feel a warm sensation in my heart when a small home-based Kuwaiti business grows and opens up a shop, especially if it’s a distinguished and different business like Madame Sucre and who doesn’t love Madame Sucre gorgeously wrapped succulent desserts?  Read more »

The Pastry Shop’s Strawberry Tarts

By | March 31, 2013

tpsmst-007One of the desserts I’m very fond of is the strawberry tart. I’ve loved it ever since I can remember, we used to buy it from a bakery we used to call The French Oven that’s long closed by now. I usually only eat the strawberries with the custard filling and discard of the bottom pie, it’s always too thick, dry, and filled with unnecessary Read more »

Wicked Treats from Wicked Bites

By | January 3, 2013

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On the last day of 2012 I returned home from work to find a lovely wrapped up gift and card from my dear Um 3zooz. Very sweet and nezaka, just like Read more »