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I Wanna Marry You Cookies - my version

Happy news! I have created a new, upgraded website where you can see all my old and new recipes.
To see the recipe of the I Wanna Marry You Cookies, you can simply click on the below link.
https://theeccentriccook.com/i-wanna-marry-you-cookies-my-version/
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Nutella filled Croissants

Happy news! I have created a new, upgraded website where you can see all my old and new recipes.
To see the recipe of the Croissants, you can simply click on the below link.
https://theeccentriccook.com/nutella-filled-croissants/

Kiev Cake with a Nutella twist

I'm back. Really, really back. Not gonna disappear like that again. I mean, I'm not promising anything but I have recipes to share now! Up until this point I had a blog writer's block, if there's such a phenomenon. I certainly had it.
But look at this beauty! My mom made the cake and I made the cream. Okay, the cream had to be remade because I royally messed up for the 1st time. It landed in the trash.  I so hate it when perfectly good ingredients are wasted. It's a waste of money and well, obviously a waste of food. Especially when you use good quality. So, learning from my mistakes I will share how not to repeat my clumsiness.
This cake tastes phenomenal. Seriously. The base is a meringue and there are hazelnuts thrown in. Crispy and crunchy on the outside and fluffy and oh so soft on the inside. 

And about the cream. It's a bit more work than your average butter cream but oh em gee, it's so delicous! I put nutella inside just to bring a bit more hazelnutty fla…

Indonesian Fried Rice - Nasi Goreng

I'm on a health kick right now. I mean, it's more like going back to the healthy eating ways. I haven't realized how much I missed my old and good ways! You know the usuals... Using whole wheat flour, banning processed foods, skipping on the wine and so on. Now that I look back, no wonder I gained 5 pounds in a month! I was eating all the wrong foods! Like white bread! I stopped eating white bread when I was 14! What the hell was I thinking? That's right, I was not thinking at all. I let in to all the cravings. 
If you are in the same shoes, trust me! Do not let your cravings control your hands when it comes to chips, cookies or nutella. Because cravings are strong and forceful creatures. You can't see them but they can move hands and mouth and teeth and will make you gain weight if you don't pay attention!
You know what's the worse? When cravings are combined with emotional eating. Or stress eating that will lead to binge eating. It will create an evil circle…

Pad Thai once again

Remember the last time I made pad thai? No? Then, check it out! I used almost the same recipe now, the only difference I made is that I substituted the carrot to a red bell pepper and I added a whole bunch of cilantro on top! Because cilantro is actually one of the best things that could happen to your food! :) It doesn't only have a wonderful taste, it also gives a lot of health benefits to those who consume the herb. It is said that it may reduce blood sugar, it is antioxidant and very rich in magnesium and iron.  Lately, I eat a lot of nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice) and I add pretty much a more than normal amount of chopped cilantro on top and it gives the best taste to it. I just can't get over how amazing a kick it gives to any food... So go ahead and buy some and transform an ordinary dish to extraordinary ;)
And I'll give you the recipe now :)
Pad Thai serves 4
160 grams rice noodles, soak in cold water for 20 minutes (for an extra flavor, add some sugar in the water) 1…

Cheesy Spaghetti Extraordinaire

Look! I mean, Look at this photo. Can you tell that the pasta is drenched in this cheesy, juicy sauce? Well... I can! And I can also assure you it tasted even more fantastic than it looks. My wonderful mother made this yesterday since I was more than preoccupied with my paper for school and she didn't want poor, poor girl to starve herself to the point she will just jump out of the window. Like that would happen. :D But who knows what intense work and hunger will do to someone.  Oh ya, like making me procrastinate once again. Oh well, you're welcome :) Because now you will have a recipe that you will want to cherish or even hide or keep it a secret because once others try this dish, they won't leave you alone until you give them the recipe. It's this good. Believe me. I mean, it's not even my recipe and I'm singing praises for it. 

Cheesy Spaghetti makes for 4 people
200 ml (0.8 cup) cream - we used non-dairy 1 cup of the pasta water 200 grams (about 2 cups) grated go…

Browned Butter Walnut Chocolate Chunk Bars

Happy news! I have created a new, upgraded website where you can see all my old and new recipes.
To see the recipe of the Browned Butter Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars, you can simply click on the below link.
Browned Butter Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars