Dairyfree/Vegan · Free from Fridays · Glutenfree · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Coconut, Apricot and Fennel mini Ladoos -Gluten free, Dairy free and Sugar free

Now with the festive seasons dawning upon us we all want some treats to celebrate right? No matter how hard we try we can’t avoid getting our teeth stuck into delicious sweets, treats or chocolates and with Diwali round the corner shall I mention the dreaded “Mithai”? Are you one who is not a fan of… Continue reading Coconut, Apricot and Fennel mini Ladoos -Gluten free, Dairy free and Sugar free

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

Navratri Special: Chocolate and Hazelnut Pendas (Indian Fudge)

    As Navratri is fast approaching many of you will be preparing scrumptious mithais to offer as prasad to celebrate nine nights of worshiping Maa Durga. Ladies and girls will be full of excitement whilst sorting out their colourful attire and jewelry. A time of year that I surely look forward to as I… Continue reading Navratri Special: Chocolate and Hazelnut Pendas (Indian Fudge)

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

Baking · Biscuits and Cookies · Eggless · Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Snacks · Uncategorized

Gujarati Baked Masala Crackers

Gujarati Baked Masala Crackers by Chinskitchen In Indian cuisine there is no shortfall on the variety of snacks available, as time has gone by I have seen a dramatic change in how they are adapting a lot of these snacks to make them healthier. Back in 2005 when I visited India with my family, I came across… Continue reading Gujarati Baked Masala Crackers

Eggless · Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Uncategorized

Rose Water and Cardamom Infused Penda

Penda’s are delicious creamy and rich in flavour Indian sweets (Mithai). Some say its Indian fudge. Main ingredients for penda are khoya (which is a milk product usually made with either dried whole milk or milk thickened by heating) , sugar, ghee, nuts and spices mainly cardamom and saffron. In our home Penda’s are loved… Continue reading Rose Water and Cardamom Infused Penda

Baking · Chocolate · Eggless · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Uncategorized

Diwali Delicacies: Badam,Pista Chocolate Palmiers

Now that our nine days of Navratri is over, we have the sparkling festival of lights Diwali to look forward to. All those who celebrate this joyous festival will now have preparations in full swing from making mountains of sweets and savouries to adorning their homes with colours,rangoli patterns and lights. Diwali is only two weeks… Continue reading Diwali Delicacies: Badam,Pista Chocolate Palmiers