Romanian Baklava

I totally forgot about this shoot, but after Christmas and New Years were over, my mom still had a sweet tooth and she made homemade baklava, not once, but TWICE. And I gained like 10 damn pounds, I swear to God. But it was so good.


This is one of my specialties when it comes to making Christmas cookies. It’s super easy and super delicious. Ingredients: – Animal crackers – Sour cherry jam – Finely chopped walnuts or almonds – Pure almond extract – Vanilla extract – Coconut flakes Directions: 1. Grind the walnuts/almonds in a blender. 2. Pulverize the animal…

Caramelized Walnut Cakes

It’s my favorite time for the year! Merry Christmas from Vivography and my family to yours! Our house is filled to the brim with desserts and dishes and it makes for an amazing food porn opportunity, every year. First up on the wheel of desserts is something my mom hasn’t made before, but they turned…

Vegetarian Dinner: Potatoes, Broccoli, Tzatziki & Bruschetta

Alright guys, I’ve got like four recipes coming out at you today. Last week on the eve of leaving for Dallas, because I’m a master procrastinator, I felt the need to cook. So I made pancakes for breakfast, and later on the day, I got creative. Scroll down for recipes!   Pan-Fried Garlic Potatoes –…

Vegan Banana Walnut Muffins

My mom has been waiting for over a month for 4 bananas to get really ripe because she’s wanted to make some vegan banana walnut muffins. Today I told her that the bananas were perfectly ripe and I didn’t understand why it was so important that they be OVERLY RIPE. So she made the muffins….