East Meets West Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

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 This East Meets West ice cream cookie sandwich will knock your flip flops off. The date and cardamom cookies are perfectly chewy, the saffron ice cream is rich and creamy and the pistachios add the perfect crunch.

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Chewy Cardamom & Date Cookies

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 This cardamom and date cookie is kind of like an oatmeal raisin cookie and a chocolate chip cookie had a baby.

My husband claims he doesn’t like dates (WTF) and is terrified of cardamom so when he asked what kind of  cookies these were I said, “The kind that happen when chocolate chip cookies and oatmeal raisin cookies have a baby.” Intrigued, he grabbed one and took a bite. Now he keeps asking me to make more of my “weird baby cookies.”

You should try it.

It’s sweet and chewy and it’s a cookie.

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Saffron Ice Cream

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This, ladies and gentlemen, is Saffron Ice Cream.

This sweet treat is decadent, addictive and exotic.

Kind of like me 😉

I hope…

Plus, it’s perfect for summer!

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Shakshuka a.k.a. Eggs in Purgatory (Paleo, Gluten Free & Vegetarian)

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Also known as Eggs in Purgatory, Shakshuka is a Middle Eastern egg dish that is super easy to make, not to mention lusciously delicious and the perfect brunch for a crowd. Or just for you in a smaller skillet. Or this whole big skillet to yourself.

I’m not judging…

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World Cup 2014 Cocktails

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So, as we all know, the World Cup 2014 has reached the semi-finals phase. In light of this holy occasion, I have decided the Top Four Football Teams in the World deserve a cocktail in their honor.

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Rue Meynadier Cannes, France

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Rue Meynadier is a street in Cannes, France that is riddled with historic specialty food shops and other fun shops. It’s a must see if you are in the area. If you can’t make it to the French Riveria but would love to see it, don’t worry, I got you covered 😉 .

The legendary macarons at Jean Luc Pelé are an absolute must:

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