Malai Kulfi

What is Kulfi Kulfi is a frozen dessert originating in the Indian.subcontinent in the 16th century. It is often described as “traditional Indian ice cream”.It is very much popular throughout Indian subcontinent . It is also widely available in restaurants serving cuisine from Indian subcontinent around the world. Types of Kulfis Kulfi is similar to ice cream in appearance and taste but denser…

Qatayef (stuffed and fried pancakes)

It’s the month of Ramadan and an ifter without qatayef is not complete. Qatayef or katayef is an Arabic dessert commonly served during the month of Ramadan, a sort of sweet pancake filled with cream or nuts. It can be described as a fried and folded stuffed pancake. Different kinds of Qatayef  Qatayef is usually made out of all purpose flour, baking…

Dark Chocolate Orange Cookies

These dark chocolate orange  cookies are soft in the centers, super thick and dense with crunchy edges, with lots of  dark chocolate and orange zest. Recipe Preparation time: 20 min Baking time: 12-14 min Resting time: 4 hours Serves: 25 cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup  unsalted butter at room temperature 2/3 cup  light  brown sugar 1 large egg, at…

Thin crust Cauliflower Pizza(gluten-free)

About gluten intolerance Gluten is a protein found primarily in wheat, barley and rye. If a person has a gluten intolerance, this protein can cause digestive problems such as gassiness, abdominal pain or diarrhea. My husband has gluten intolerance,and hence he avoids eating bread, pizza or any other food that contains gluten. And hence I try to make…

Persian Cruncy Baked Saffron Rice(Tachin)

About the dish Tachin, also spelled as tah chin, is an Iranian rice cake primarily consisting of rice, yogurt, saffron, and eggs.Also known as tahcheen, this crispy baked Persian rice is often layered with meat, dried fruit, spices, and presented in a rectangular shape. The key to this recipe is a yogurt-egg-oil-saffron mixture that is mixed with par boiled rice, then layered…

Pavlova with hung curd and mix berry toppings

What is Pavlova Pavlova is a meringue-based light dessert mostly popular in New Zealand and Australia. The dessert is named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova who toured Australia and New Zealand in 1926. Pavlova is made from egg whites that are slowly baked in a relatively cool oven. The egg whites take on a chewy-crisp texture…

Vegetable Lasanga (healthy version)

What is Lasanga lasagna, is an one pot Italian dish made of stacked layers of thin flat pasta alternating with fillings such as ground meats and tomato sauce, vegetables, cheese sauce (which may include ricotta and parmesan), and seasonings and spices such as garlic, oregano and basil. The dish may be topped with melted grated mozzarella cheese. Typically, the cooked pasta is assembled…

Malai Chumchum

What is Chum Chum Chomchom, cham cham, or chum chum (Bengali: চমচম) is a traditional Bengali sweet, popular throughout the Indian subcontinent. The sweet comes in a variety of colours, mainly light pink, light yellow, and white. Generally, it is coated with coconut or mawa flakes as a garnish. The basic ingredient of chum chum is milk. It is made…

Chickpea Vegetable Quiche

What is Quiche Quiche is a kind of pie recipe. It is made by stuffing a mixture of meat, bacon or vegetable, onion, cheese etc. on a pie or pastry crust and pouring a mixture of eggs and cream on top and baking it in the oven. The word ‘quiche’ is from the German ‘Kuchen’, meaning cake.Although quiche…

Choux Pastry

What is Choux Pastry Choux Pastry it is a light French pastry made with egg.It is  a  light crusty pastry, looking as cream puffs.I love them to make because it is not only easy to make but every time I am exited to see the cavity it forms after baking. A crusty outer layer with…