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Spiced Date Cake

   Eid Mubarak!  Or, Welcome Eid, if you don’t know any Arabic (that’s one of the few phrases I know).  Eid is one of Islam’s major holidays and last night the multiday festivities began in Bahrain.  Dates are often included in celebrations here as gifts, to break the daily fast of Ramadan, or used in […]

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Christmas Tree Cake

    “Maaaaaaaa, no tat-ting pittures…..I WANT CAAAAAAKKKKKEEEE!!!!” That was “C” the whole time I was trying to snap pictures of the cake we made together.      A few weeks ago, Lulu’s Hypermarket opened about 5 minutes from our villa.  If you’ve never heard of a hypermarket, it’s like a super Wal-Mart or Target.  […]

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