Vietnamese Coffee

Vietnamese Coffee, also known as cà phê đá or cafe da is a traditional  Vietnamese coffee, which is strong and slightly over sweet. It can be served hot or cold. This coffee is brewed in a special metal cup called Phin, this fits over a mug and brews slowly. Strong coffee beans are used to…

Almond Stuffed Dates

Almond  Stuffed Dates are dates that have been stuffed with almond paste and garnished with candied peel. A Very Happy New Year !! Yes, this is the first post for 2021! The New Year bells ring and with 2021 everyone hopes and prays that this year things will change. We shall see a bright and…

Blueberry Cheese Cake

Blueberry Cheese Cake is a delicious decadent dessert that comes together quickly and is really easy to make. We love the No-Bake version of Cheesecakes as these do not contain eggs whereas the baked version generally has eggs, of course, unless we replace them. One just needs to blitz the Oreos and make a base, whip…

Zarda Seviyon Ka

Zarda Seviyon ka is a sweet dish made with fine quality of vermicelli, ghee, sugar, khoya and nuts. It is an Awadhi recipe. I have picked Zarda for Z, the last alphabet for A to Z series, where I am posting under the theme Pick One State and Make Three. For the last month, I…

Yakhini Pulao

Yakhini Pulao is a pulao from the Awadhi Cuisine, the pulao is made with meat but I have opted for the vegetarian version and it is delicious. For our regular BM this year we had A to Z series where I picked the theme Pick One State and Make Three Dishes. We are ending the…

Custard Jelly Dessert

Custard and Jelly Dessert is a classic dessert which is one of the simplest and easiest desserts one can ever make. Two different desserts combine to make this classic dessert, which is a fuss-free, egg-free dessert which tastes wonderful and looks colourful and can be served in many ways. The Jelly is made with the…

Pink Guava Juice

Pink Guava Juice is a delicious juice made with the pink aromatic guavas. It’s a perfect breakfast beverage which has an excellent source of Vitamin C. I have always been fond of Guavas and particularly the pink variety. These are aromatic, sweet and range from pale pink to deep orange- magenta. This colour is due…

Vateli Dal na Khaman

Vateli Dal na Khaman is a steamed lentil cake which is prepared with coarsely ground and fermented Bengal Gram. It is special to Surat region of Gujarat. Vateli Dal is ground lentil, and a steamed cake is made from this ground lentil which is fermented. It is due to fermentation that the batter rises and…