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Korena in the Kitchen · 2W ago

Turkish Simit Bread

With our Around the World in 12 Plates leader, Gabby, spending the month of July in Turkey on an archaeological dig (#lifegoals), it only made sense that this month’s destination was Turkey!...
Korena in the Kitchen · 3W ago

Fancy Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

I’m a sucker for a beautiful pie, and especially a strawberry rhubarb one, so even though rhubarb season may be nearing an end, I had to share this pie I made a while back. I love love love ...
Korena in the Kitchen · 1M ago

Vietnamese Fried Spring Rolls {Chả Giò}

There is a certain local Asian noodle bar that has built an entire business model on its take-out boxes of delicious noodle dishes, but what keeps me coming back are their spring rolls. Pipi...
Korena in the Kitchen · 2M ago

Uri Scheft’s Challah

I’m a sucker for beautiful bread, and Israeli-Danish baker Uri Scheft makes some of the most beautiful bread I have ever seen. I found a Google Books preview of his recent book, Breaking Bre...
Korena in the Kitchen · 3M ago

Greek Kataifi

Greek kataifi is a cousin to baklava, a similar combination of chopped nuts and crispy dough soaked in syrup, only instead of being made with thin, stacked sheets of phyllo dough, kataifi is...
Korena in the Kitchen · 3M ago

Chocolate-Covered Digestive Biscuits

You know when you go to the store to buy cookies, and come home with said cookies plus ingredients to make other cookies? Yeah, that’s how these chocolate-covered digestive biscuits came abo...
Korena in the Kitchen · 4M ago

Dorie’s Cocoa Linzer Cookies

I should really bake more cookies. They are basically the perfect baked good: portioned as a single serving (not that it stops me from eating five in one sitting), endlessly variable in flav...
Korena in the Kitchen · 4M ago

Crescia al Formaggio {Italian Easter Cheese Bread}

Every Easter for the past six years, I’ve posted a recipe for hot cross buns, so rather than post version number seven this year, I decided to branch out and explore another kind of Easter b...
Korena in the Kitchen · 5M ago

Brazilian Bolo de Rolo

When Gabby announced that February’s Around the World in 12 Plates destination was Brazil, I quickly realized that I knew absolutely nothing about Brazilian cuisine. I ended up on a Wikipedi...
Korena in the Kitchen · 5M ago

Blue-Barb Custard Pie with Oatmeal Cookie Crust

From the depths of winter, I am particularly grateful to my past self for having cut up and frozen the bag of rhubarb that I recently unearthed from the back of my freezer. My normal go-to f...