Sweet Boondi (An Indian sweet)

Sweet Boondi/Bundi is one of my favourite Indian sweets.  I prefer them to Boondi Ladoos which are one of the most popular sweets in UK. Boond/bund means a droplet. Boondi/Bundi  is made by dropping little Read More …

Saffron Penda (Indian dessert using milk powder)

The Indian month of Shravan has lots of Indian celebrations- a couple of them are Raksha bandhan and Janmastami.  And with these celebrations, there are always certain dishes I like to make around this time. Read More …

Vegan Hot Cross Buns

Before I share my recipe for Vegan Hot Cross Buns I must share some useful information for any of you who love visiting London.   Travelling across London is very easy by underground, overground or by  Read More …

Pineapple Shrikand (Sweet dish made with Yogurt and Pineapple)

Shrikandis a sweet Dish made with yogurt and always served chilled. It is often served with pooris. Most Gujarati thalis have this as one of their sweet items and it provides a refreshing change when Read More …

Sweet Vermicelli with Jaggery (Gor vari Sev/ Meethi Seviyan)

My recipe for sweet vermicelli (or meethi sev) is very traditional.  Most recipes use sugar but my family love the taste of jaggery as it has a sweetness with a hint of salt.  You can Read More …

Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

My sister introduced me to these giant pasta shells.  I love cooking these using a similar recipe to my cannelloni recipe.  The shells are a lot quicker to cook and easier to fill.  I have Read More …

Quick Chocolate Barfi using condensed milk and a microwave

Chocolate Barfi is a favourite sweet of mine.  The barfi  is quick and easy to make and layering it with chocolate gives it a great taste. Ingredients 397 gm tin of condensed milk 400 gms Read More …

Strawberry, Hung Yogurt and Mascarpone Parfait

Happy Father’s Day to all the dad’s out there…Here’s a song for all dad’s… Summer is here and it’s strawberries season.  Strawberries remind me of  Wimbledon where strawberries and cream are a favourite.  They were a favourite at Read More …