Competitions · Shop · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Made with Love: Valentines Competition

To celebrate the Launch of Chinskitchen online shop and Nankhatai (Spiced Indian Shortbread) , we are giving away one lucky winner our Valentines Nankhatai Gift Box.   A gorgeous selection of Rose and Cardamom nankhatai, hand packed in a rustic gift box and gift tag to write your personal message. A perfect gift to treat… Continue reading Made with Love: Valentines Competition

Chocolate · East meets West Fusion · Glutenfree · Sweet Treats

Cardamom, Lime and Coconut Easter Ladoos

Coconut ladoos, an all time favourite and nothing quite beats the versatility of these creamy, nutty and delicious round balls. One of many Indian mithai’s welcomed by many and the great thing about them is they are so quick and easy to prepare. Easter is just a couple of days away and homes must be… Continue reading Cardamom, Lime and Coconut Easter Ladoos

Baking · Cakes · Desserts · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Highlights of 2014 & White Chocolate, Raspberry and Pistachio Tray Bake…

  Hello lovely readers, hope you all had a fabulous Christmas with lots of family time, good food and drinks? Some may have noticed that my blogging has become slightly sporadic right? Well, after a period of maternity and sick leave I returned back to my full time job as a Specialist Occupational Therapist in… Continue reading Highlights of 2014 & White Chocolate, Raspberry and Pistachio Tray Bake…

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)

East meets West Fusion · Eggless · Food · Free from Fridays · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Free From Friday’s: Eggless Kesar Milk Masala Custard and Sooji Halwa (Sheera) Dessert

Sooji halwa also known as sheera in gujarati is a sweet dish made with ghee,semolina, nuts, sugar and spices. A simple yet delicious pudding usually made during religious events to serve as prashad. In our household sheera was made quite regularly as we all loved it as kids, it’s the warm sweet and soft spongy… Continue reading Free From Friday’s: Eggless Kesar Milk Masala Custard and Sooji Halwa (Sheera) Dessert

Condiments · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Pickles/Chutneys · Uncategorized · World Cuisine

Chundo ( Hot, sweet and sour raw mango pickle)

    For many who read my blog surely know by now my penchant for mangoes they could be ripe, raw, Indian, Brazil, Dominican republic……. Why do I love them so much? Maybe it’s because I grew up in a tropical country surrounded by mango trees or because they add such a wonderful twist to… Continue reading Chundo ( Hot, sweet and sour raw mango pickle)

Free from Fridays · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Nut free Chocolate and Blueberry Coconut Mithai

  Fancy a piece? No it’s not low in fat or low in sugar in fact the opposite, actually one can argue that apart from greasing the plate and thick layer of chocolate covering this decadent tasting mithai there is no fat or ghee used in this mixture. It is purely coconut, sugar and water… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Nut free Chocolate and Blueberry Coconut Mithai