Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Slimming world · Uncategorized

Kasoori Methi aur Mitha Aloo ki Subzi

Next time you have to entertain why not attempt making this delicious and aromatic curry of sweet potatoes and kasoori methi  (dried fenugreek leaves).  The bright orange fleshed sweet potatoes are so vibrant that when served as a curry it is definitely appealing to the eyes, I am a great believer in we eat with… Continue reading Kasoori Methi aur Mitha Aloo ki Subzi

Baking · Baking/Cooking with Kids · Biscuits and Cookies · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Iced Sugar Cookie Pops

Following on from those spooky Halloween sugar cookies we made a batch of cookie pops. I have been meaning to bake cookie pops for quite some time but actually never got round to it. Whilst rumaging through all my cake decorating box I came across a pack of cookie sticks and my son “stated can… Continue reading Iced Sugar Cookie Pops

Food · Uncategorized

Bell Peppers stuffed with Leek and Corn Risotto

After a long weekend of indulging in heavenly sweet and savoury foods my body was screaming out to me for recovery. Looking in my fridge I found some leeks and peppers and thought to myself “haven’t made risotto in a while”, this is one of those meals that fill up and satisfy the family especially when the… Continue reading Bell Peppers stuffed with Leek and Corn Risotto

Chocolate · East meets West Fusion · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Chocolate Mukhwas Medallions

Mukhwas is a colourful mix of coconut, fennel seeds, sesame seeds, corriander, sweet spice and oils mainly peppermint that is eaten after a meal to aid digestion and freshen breath. The first time I tried this mukhwas and chocolate mix was back in 2010 in Africa. Since I left Kenya in 1992 there was no reason for… Continue reading Chocolate Mukhwas Medallions

Baking · Cakes · East meets West Fusion · Eggless · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Gajar Halwa Cupcakes with Saffron Spiced Butter Cream

 A very Happy Diwali and Prosperous New Year to all my lovely readers and followers. Today’s recipe post is a follow on from the gajar halwa recipe I posted yesterday. Whilst hubby was making the halwa I was concocting a cupcake recipe in my head and this was the outcome. The cupcakes are delicately spiced with Saffron and… Continue reading Gajar Halwa Cupcakes with Saffron Spiced Butter Cream

Desserts · Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Gajar Halwa

Gajar Halwa also known as Carrot Halwa is a sweet Indian pudding made with carrots,sugar,sweet spice, nuts and either Khoya,condense milk or cream to give it that rich creamy taste. Now a days there are many variations to this cherished dessert dish such as addition of coconut, dried fruit etc. This Gajar Halwa recipe is one of my Hubby’s recipe,… Continue reading Gajar Halwa