Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal or sweet pongal is a very fulfilling and a hearty dessert. This is made on the most important day of the Tamilians, which is the Thai Pongal / Makara Sankranthi festival. Having spent most of

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Moroccan Stuffed Dates | Dates Stuffed with Almond Paste

Whole dates stuffed with mildly sweet and very rich almond paste makes these Moroccan Stuffed Dates and very popular dessert during the Ramadan Season. We are almost towards the end of the year and we just have 2 more weeks

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Apple Turnovers with Phyllo (Filo) Pastry Sheets

Delicate and flaky Apple Turnovers with Phyllo (Filo) Pastry Sheets is the perfect dessert  to make this holiday season to entertain your guests.   My theme for this week’s BM is ‘Fall fruit Desserts’ and my favorite fruit to work

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Therattipal | Palkova | Thirattipaal

Therattipal | Palkova is a traditional Indian dessert made with just 2 main ingredients, Milk and Sugar. This traditional dessert is very close to my heart and I share many memories of it growing up.   Therattipal brings back lots

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Thengai Burfi | Coconut Burfi | Coconut Fudge

This chewy and delicious Thengai Burfi / Coconut Burfi is made with grated fresh coconut, sugar and some nuts to flavor. A quick and easy dessert that is ready in no time.   This is one of the other sweets

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Coconut Ladoo | Quick Coconut Ladoo with Condensed Milk

Chewy coconut ladoos made with freshly grated coconut and sweetened condensed milk. The last recipe under my theme for week which is Diwali sweets and savories is this Coconut Ladoo. I started the series with Rava ladoo and ending it

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Rava Urundai Recipe | Rava Ladoo Recipe | Diwali Special Recipe

Rava Urundai or Rava Ladoo is a quick and easy traditional sweet that is loved by all. Made with roasted rava / semolina, ghee and nuts, this delicious treat can be made in under 30 minutes. Diwali / Deepavali is

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Recap of A-Z Baking Around the World

  We have successfully completed our month long A-Z Baking Around the World Mega Marathon. This was truly a learning experience and we learned so much from each other and about other food cultures around the world. These month long

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X for Xtra Crunchy Pita Chips | Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

  In every Mega Marathon, the alphabet X is one of the hardest choice and I invariably come up with a funky name for the dish. I have come with one proper name in the past when I made the

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V for Vanillekipferl | Austrian Vanilla Crescent Cookies

  Vanillakipferl originated from Vienna in Austria and is a very famous cookie during Christmas. These cookies are very popular throughout Europe and can be found in every coffee shop. Vanillakipferl cookies are shaped in the shape of crescent moon

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