At the Gandour Factory: How Cookies are Made?

Desserts & Sweets

September 03, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

At the Gandour Factory: How Cookies are Made?

With strong roots in the confectionery industry, Gandour has emerged as a leading food manufacturer in the Middle East, North Africa, and East Asia. Established in 1857, Gandour originally…

September 03, 2019 | News

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 19, 2019

Comparative Review

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the differences. On a quest to find the best Maamoul in town, I spent a long day driving…

April 19, 2019 | Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

I believe the first hundred meters of Gemmayze are tuning into “Asia Town” while the end from St.Nicolas stairs onward is becoming a destination for coffee lovers. Cortado is one of…

April 13, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

Bread & Bakeries | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

L'Atelier 116, an artisanal bakery and pastry shop, offering organic bread that is kneaded, made and baked on-site, high-quality pastries and snacks (sandwiches, salads, and hot and cold…

December 24, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace

Baked Bear: Mouthwatering Ice Cream Cookies, Donuts and Brownies

Ice Cream & Gelato | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Baked Bear: Mouthwatering Ice Cream Cookies, Donuts and Brownies

Childhood friends, Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger, left their careers to follow their true passion: serving up inventive sweets to their home town of San Diego. At The Baked Bear, they assemble…

October 23, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

Levain: The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York! #Mouthwatering and #Sexy

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 10, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Levain: The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York! #Mouthwatering and #Sexy

Third time at Levain, still impressed as if it was the first. What a place, what a cookie... The world's best cookies for sure.  Up on the West Side is a hole in the wall under street level 167…

April 10, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

Gansevoort Market, New York City

Reviews | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

Reviews

Gansevoort Market, New York City

I lately discovered the existence of permanent market spaces, or it has become the trend. After the craze of street food markets all around the states, London and cities of Asia comes the permanent…

April 01, 2018 | Street Food | New York

Lola's Bite: Really Good Cookies!

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

August 21, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Lola's Bite: Really Good Cookies!

A box with six cookies. White cookies that look like orbs cut in half, and undercooked - but they certainly are not - chocolate chips and chocolate chunks on top... I didn't know what to expect or…

August 21, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

Oreo's Cereal Boxes Are Coming Back!

News

June 01, 2017

News

Oreo's Cereal Boxes Are Coming Back!

After a long awaited 10 yeas, Oreo O's are making a comeback! The iconic cookies and cream cereal will hit store shelves in the US again in June. The miniature, Oreo-flavored chocolate cereal…

June 01, 2017

Insomnia Cookies New York City

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

April 23, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Insomnia Cookies New York City

Known to have some of New York's best cookies, Insomnia was surely on my list. The place is small. A hole in the wall, Insomnia, on 2nd and 11th sells a dozen choices of cookies. The cookies are…

April 23, 2017 | New York

Captain Cookie: Washington’s Famous Cookie Spot

Desserts & Sweets | Washington DC USA Americas

USA

April 12, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Captain Cookie: Washington’s Famous Cookie Spot

Just before leaving Washington I Googled to find the best ice cream place, which when I finally found I fell in love with. The place turned out to be just in front of the hotel. Captain cookie…

April 12, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Washington DC

Cross Grain Brewhouse: Oklahoma Airport

Airports | USA Americas

Americas

February 03, 2017

Airports

Cross Grain Brewhouse: Oklahoma Airport

How awesome it is to enjoy a nice fully fledged restaurant at a reasonable price, before taking off. Cross Grain Brewhouse is a restaurant at the airport that offers a wide selection of local and…

February 03, 2017 | American | USA

Mouthwatering Cookies by Cuisine D'Amour

Chocolate

November 08, 2016

Chocolate

Mouthwatering Cookies by Cuisine D'Amour

During lunch at a restaurant in Jbeil, a box landed on my table. "Good morning, you don't know me but I knew you'll be in Jbeil. My name is Michelle and I baked two cookies for you. I'd love you to…

November 08, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets

The “Spook-tacular” Range from McVitie’s

Spotted Stories

October 14, 2016

Spotted Stories

The “Spook-tacular” Range from McVitie’s

McVitie’s has unveiled their latest limited edition cake range for Halloween. This year the brand has launched an extensive “spook-tacular” range of spookily themed cake bars.…

October 14, 2016

Sa.Boué Sucré: Gourmet Cookies!

Tasty Discoveries

May 09, 2016

Tasty Discoveries

Sa.Boué Sucré: Gourmet Cookies!

Tonight I was given two jars, funky jars filled with cookies. They look nice and appetizing; I just couldn't wait to try them. They're called "Sa.Boue Sucre". In a glass jar, you’ll…

May 09, 2016

Write On - An Icing Piper Like No Other

Food Gadgets

March 13, 2016

Food Gadgets

Write On - An Icing Piper Like No Other

Nothing is cuter than kitchen gadgets with a twist. We're loving this over-sized pencil that's a playful interpretation of an icing piper. ‘Write On’ is a creative and fun tool for…

March 13, 2016

What Your Favorite Christmas Cookie Say About You

Spotted Stories

December 05, 2015

Spotted Stories

What Your Favorite Christmas Cookie Say About You

Yummy... Christmas is a time for eating with no guilt... cookies, sweets, cakes... Let's see what your favorite Christmas cookie say about you...

December 05, 2015

Levain Bakery: The World's Finest Cookies in New York

Recommended | New York USA Americas

USA

November 10, 2015

Recommended

Levain Bakery: The World's Finest Cookies in New York

I woke up early on a beautiful cold day and headed straight to Levain, the most popular bakery in New York, a place everybody should try at least once in their life – or at least this is what…

November 10, 2015 | Reviews | New York

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

News

November 08, 2015

News

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

If you're looking to lose some weight before Christmas follow this infographic by Get Slimmer Guide which will show you 20 healthy food swaps you can make in order to cut calories from your diet.…

November 08, 2015

Maybe What the Big Bad Wolf Needed Was a Cookie!

News

September 19, 2015

News

Maybe What the Big Bad Wolf Needed Was a Cookie!

Oreo's is launching its new campaign in the Middle East after more than a decade of successfully running the moments campaign globally. Oreo’s ‘Wonderfilled’ campaign hopes to…

September 19, 2015

Cookies'n'more: Mouthwatering Cookies

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 14, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Cookies'n'more: Mouthwatering Cookies

It's a bag, a big bag full of goodies, a bag with boxes and nylon wraps holding a large selection of cakes and bites. I've written about the famous colored maamoul of Cookies'n'more previously and…

September 14, 2015 | Beirut

Delicious Fortune Cookies: Made in Lebanon

Spotted Stories

August 27, 2015

Spotted Stories

Delicious Fortune Cookies: Made in Lebanon

The love of fortune cookies… What is it about them… is it the way it cracks in your hand, is it the anticipation read the little messages wrapped in each…? Maybe it’s…

August 27, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries

Mrs.M: The Taste of Happiness

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 13, 2015

Recommended

Mrs.M: The Taste of Happiness

A beautiful pink bag with a box inside made it to my clinic. It's heavy... and looks like a gift for kids... I was so excited to open it. The box is stacked with cookies, dozens of them separated…

August 13, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Metn

Santiveri: Healthy … and Full of Taste

Tasty Discoveries

April 29, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Santiveri: Healthy … and Full of Taste

I was introduced to Santiveri a very long time ago, in the days when I was still living with my parents. My mom had a weakness for their products, and I remember their rice cake, specifically. I…

April 29, 2015

Maamoul: A Selection from Around the Country

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 07, 2015

News

Maamoul: A Selection from Around the Country

Les Delices de B.B: My Favorite Maamoul this SeasonRound in shape, good in size with fresh aromas... I thought about it again, and realized that their neat look may be something good. Take a break,…

April 07, 2015 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

New Cotton Candy Oreos

News

April 06, 2015

News

New Cotton Candy Oreos

Get to see the limited edition ‘Cotton Candy’ Oreo cookie flavor. Delectable pink and blue colored cream is sandwiched between two golden vanilla cookies. The Cotton Candy Oreo…

April 06, 2015

Cakes&Cookies Maamoul: "La Recette de ma Mere"

Tasty Discoveries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 02, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Cakes&Cookies Maamoul: "La Recette de ma Mere"

I always wondered how hard it was to produce mammoul, how much time and dedication it needed... This Easter season, I made it a point to try as many mammoul as I could, diving into the world of those…

April 02, 2015 | Metn

It's Maamoul Season: let's Try the Ones from Aziz

Tasty Discoveries

March 31, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

It's Maamoul Season: let's Try the Ones from Aziz

Today we received a box of Mammoul from Aziz. As a first impression, I would say Aziz has to work on the packaging. Served in a cake box, the Mammoul lose their authenticity. Maamoul is better served…

March 31, 2015

Dandoy: The Speculoos Specialist Since 1829

Tasty Discoveries | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 15, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Dandoy: The Speculoos Specialist Since 1829

When I said I was going to Brugge everyone suggested I try chocolate shops and their fries, but bizarrely nobody mentioned Dandoy. The vitrine caught my attention as well as the presence of two shops…

February 15, 2015 | Belgium

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Bread & Bakeries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2015

Bread & Bakeries

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Eight AM, an early morning start in the Northern capital of country, a city I'm in love with. For a while, fate hasn't been allowing me to plan a trip there for an episode… but against all…

January 28, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

What is the Estée Cookie?

Spotted Stories

November 28, 2014

Spotted Stories

What is the Estée Cookie?

Cookies and perfumes...? Yes, indeed, creativity is taking another lever. Makeup brand Estée Lauder recently teamed up with popular New York eatery Momofuku Milk Bar to create an…

November 28, 2014

Cookielicious: Creative Cookies in Hamra

Tasty Discoveries | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 16, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Cookielicious: Creative Cookies in Hamra

The name is mouthwatering... The logo just makes you want to come in... when I did, and I am going to be honest, I was not too impressed to see the cookies stacked in plastic Tupperwares. But…

October 16, 2014 | Hamra & Verdun

Sweet Lebanon: 33 of the Finest Mouthwatering Desserts!

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 17, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Sweet Lebanon: 33 of the Finest Mouthwatering Desserts!

Who doesn’t love desserts? Perfect pieces of mouthwatering indulgence… But where can you find the best of what Lebanon has to offer, in terms of sweets, cakes, cookies, ice cream... Are…

July 17, 2014 | Popular | Lebanon

The Ultimate Cookie Spoon

Food Gadgets

June 24, 2014

Food Gadgets

The Ultimate Cookie Spoon

Cookies and milk are one of the most classic combinations out there. One of the biggest problems facing milk-and-cookie lovers, however, is the milky mess the dunking experience can sometimes become.…

June 24, 2014

Salon el 3a2ilat, Zahle: Lebanon's Finest Kaak b 7alib

Desserts & Sweets | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

May 21, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Salon el 3a2ilat, Zahle: Lebanon's Finest Kaak b 7alib

I’d last been to Zahle more than two years ago and the flavors of their Kaak b Halib hadn’t left my memory. I can still remember their texture, their smell, their aroma and rich…

May 21, 2014 | Popular | Zahle

Cookies'n'More: Maamoul Reinvented...

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 09, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Cookies'n'More: Maamoul Reinvented...

You are faced with two challenges a few weeks before Easter. The first one is to loose a few kilos before the big day to be able to enjoy some Maamoul without moderation... and the second is to find…

April 09, 2014 | Lebanon

Discover the Origins of Cookies

Food Gadgets

April 06, 2014

Food Gadgets

Discover the Origins of Cookies

In the United States and Canada a cookie is a small, flat, baked treat, usually containing flour, eggs, sugar, and either butter or cooking oil, and often including ingredients such as raisins, oats,…

April 06, 2014

Cuisipro Mini Ice Cream Sandwich Maker

Food Gadgets

March 24, 2014

Food Gadgets

Cuisipro Mini Ice Cream Sandwich Maker

Making delicious ice cream sandwiches has never been easier with the Cuisipro Mini Ice Cream Sandwich Maker. It's easy to use. Brand new way to create ice cream sandwiches at home Uses…

March 24, 2014 | Ice Cream & Gelato

Dominique Ansel Serving Chocolate-Chip-Cookie Milk ‘Shots’

Chocolate

March 06, 2014

Chocolate

Dominique Ansel Serving Chocolate-Chip-Cookie Milk ‘Shots’

I want! If you happen to be in Austin Texas this weekend, lucky you... you will be getting the chance to try Dominique Ansel's Chocolate-Chip-Cookie Milk ‘Shots’ along with his famous…

March 06, 2014 | News

Starbucks in Paris: A Nice Way to Start Your Day

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

January 18, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Starbucks in Paris: A Nice Way to Start Your Day

I can hear you saying, "Why is this guy eating at Starbucks while he's in Paris, the land of amazing breakfast bites? And why did he do so for three days in a row?" Yes, Paris is the capital of good…

January 18, 2014 | Restaurants | Paris

Baking is Science: Interesting Video to See

News

December 08, 2013

News

Baking is Science: Interesting Video to See

You stick cookie dough into an oven, and magically, you get a plate of warm, gooey cookies. Except it’s not magic; it’s science. Stephanie Warren explains via basic chemistry principles…

December 08, 2013

5,000 Gingerbread Cookie Christmas Tree

Spotted Stories

December 05, 2013

Spotted Stories

5,000 Gingerbread Cookie Christmas Tree

An army of 12 pastry chefs are baking and assembling 5,000 gingerbread cookies on an acrylic structure to create a three-meter high edible Christmas tree which was recently introduced at Corinthia…

December 05, 2013

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

French Food | France Europe

Europe

July 08, 2013

French Food

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

You cannot come to Monaco without stopping by the legendary Cafe de Paris. The Brasserie at the Café de Paris Monte-Carlo is the most popular venue for a “rendez-vous” in this…

July 08, 2013 | International Cuisine | France

Breakfast at Hotel L'Estelle en Camargue

Breakfast & Coffee | Camargue France Europe

France

July 05, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Hotel L'Estelle en Camargue

Three nights at L'Estelle en Camargue were just enough to drain out all the stress away. Four days of relaxation and calmness, in an ambiance of peace and serenity. Every morning, my biological…

July 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Camargue

The New Thing: Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Cone

Ice Cream & Gelato

April 24, 2013

Ice Cream & Gelato

The New Thing: Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Cone

Sun is finally here to stay (hopefully)... and when the heat is on so is the demand for ice cream. Here's a new thing to look out for:  chocolate chip cookie cone. An entire cookie takes the…

April 24, 2013 | Spotted Stories

Sweet Spirits Skull Cookie Stamps

Food Gadgets

April 21, 2013

Food Gadgets

Sweet Spirits Skull Cookie Stamps

Celebrate the Mexican tradition that encourages to respect relatives that have passed on and honor them with sweet treats like sugar skulls (Calavera). These cutters, by Fred, will make you…

April 21, 2013

Keep Time with Zoom Lens

Food Gadgets

April 15, 2013

Food Gadgets

Keep Time with Zoom Lens

Say goodbye to burned cookies with the f/60 Lens Kitchen Timer. Resembling a typical kit zoom lens, this nifty contraption can keep time for up to 60 minutes. Operation is easy. Simply twist on the…

April 15, 2013

Fun and Colorful Spring Gadgets

Food Gadgets

March 31, 2013

Food Gadgets

Fun and Colorful Spring Gadgets

The joy of Spring time and Easter joy... everything looks fresh and colorful... Here are a few springy and Eastery gadgets out there... 3-D Bunny Pan If you want to serve an over-the-top dessert…

March 31, 2013

2013: Favorite Desserts in Lebanon to Date

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 17, 2013

Desserts & Sweets

2013: Favorite Desserts in Lebanon to Date

Who doesn't love desserts... Perfect pieces of mouthwatering indulgence... Find some of my  favorite desserts around Lebanon...   St. Elmo’s Seaside Brasserie: Perfect Giant…

March 17, 2013 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

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