Donuts are probably one of the best things on earth! I mean, think about it! You can pretty much make any of your favorite cakes and sweets into a donut shape! One thing I love to do is fuse traditional Indian foods and desserts with other types of cuisine, so when the opportunity rose to … Continue reading Gulab Jamun Donuts (Sweet Milk Donuts)
One thing I’m a real fan of is Tiramisu. There is just something about those spongey layers of ladyfingers soaked in delicious espresso and then topped with the most creamy mascarpone and vanilla filling, that keeps making me want to have it all the time. It’s just simply divine! Problem is, it can be a … Continue reading Best Tiramisu Ever!
Nankhatai are shortbread biscuits, originating from the Indian subcontinent, popular in India and Pakistan. The word Nankhatai is derived from Persian word “Naan” meaning bread and “Khatai” from an Afghan word meaning Biscuit. (www.wikipedia.com) Here in the US, we simply call them “Shortbread Biscuits/Cookies.” The different between the American version and the Indian version is … Continue reading Cardamom & Pistachio Shortbread Biscuits (NanKhatai)
If you like eating Funnel Cake and enjoy the soft, chewy center with the slightly crispy outside, you will love trying the Indian Jalebi. Jalebi is similar to a mini-sized funnel cake but after it is fried, it is immediately dunked into a thick simple syrup and then plated. Once it cools, it has a … Continue reading Jalebi (Crispy dough in Sugar Syrup)
Here is a variation of the Mango Lassi that turns a drink into a really creamy and refreshing pudding that is perfect for any occasion or event! MANGO LASSI PUDDING Serves: 6-8 people Ingredients: 1 cup of plain OR vanilla yogurt 1 packet of Knox unflavored gelatin 1 box of Vanilla Pudding (6oz.) ¼ cup … Continue reading Mango Lassi Pudding
Lots of people seem to really love eating a good piece of fudge, especially from the shore areas! It seems to bring back some sense of nostalgia and childhood excitement for many. Plus, you can’t get past all those amazing fudge flavors in the stores; its almost like you can smell them in the air! … Continue reading Dried Fruit Fudge (Vegan/GF)
Can you think of any recipes or special dishes that remind you of your childhood? What were they? Have you ever had a family recipe that you just can’t seem to track down from the right person? OR, you’ve been trying for ages to get the right version of the recipe from someone? This was … Continue reading Fairy Cakes (Eggless)