Pineapple Shrikand (Sweet dish made with Yogurt and Pineapple)

Shrikand is 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 with condensed milk (in MW)

The month of August is the start of lots of Indian festivals which involve cooking a variety of sweet dishes including Indian Churma na ladoos, mohanthal, penda or barfi.   Chocolate Barfi is the favourite of the kids 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 …

Shrikand (Indian dessert / sweet) : Cheat recipe using curd cheese

Today was fathers day and I wanted to make a sweet that everyone in the family would enjoy but at the same time could be made very quickly. I learnt this quick and easy cheat Read More …