Baklava

24th Jan, 2015, Baklava is a crispy, rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with nuts and drenched with honey syrup. This ethnic Middle Eastern confection has been in my mind for several months, and this weekend

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Carrot and Walnut Slices – Cezeriye (A Popular Turkish Dessert)

24th Nov, 2013 Recently I have been bringing home a lot of cook books from our local library. This recipe is from one such book that I brought home this week. The book is called the Turkish Cookbook – Regional

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Doodh peda / Milk peda / Milk Fudge

24th Oct, 2013 For the last week of this month’s Blogging marathon, I was assigned the theme, cooking from fellow Blogging marathoners who ran the A- Z marathon that happened during the month of September. Usually when given lot of

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Maida Burfi

6th Oct, 2013 Navarathri is in full swing and we are enjoying each and every day celebrating Golu at several of our friends place. The weekend was super busy getting our golu set up and sending out invitations. The best

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Kadalai Urundai/Verkadalai Urundai/Kadalai Mittai (Peanut Balls) – BM # 30

5th July, 2013  I chose to make Kadalai Urundai for my third and final day of my Tea Kadai Menu. Kadalai urundai is one of my husband’s favorite sweet. These are found in couple of different forms. They are available

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Mishti Doi/ Bengali Sweet Yogurt – Blogging Marathon # 29

5th Jun, 2013 Mishti doi is a very popular dessert in West Bengal and Bangladesh. This is a fermented sweet made with milk and brown sugar (Jaggery). Mishti is Sweet and doi means Dahi or yogurt. Yogurt is considered very

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Bengali Chanar Jalebi / Paneer Jalebi (SNC Challenge # 9) Blogging Marathon # 29

4th June, 2013 When I was looking for a Bengali sweet recipe to make for my Blogging marathon, this recipe caught my eye and that is when it hit me that I could make the Bengali Chanar Jalebi that was

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Kalakand – A Popular Bengali Sweet made with Ricotta cheese (Blogging Marathon – 29)

3rd Jun, 2013 After a couple of month’s break, I am back again for my blogging marathon. I simply love this event, since it motivates me to get back to routine blogging. The themes for the event makes it even

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Gajar ka Halwa/Carrot Halwa Blogging Marathon # 26

26th Mar, 2013 For the third day of Blogging marathon with the theme ‘Pick one and make three’, I chose to make a very famous Indian desert Gajar ka halwa/Carrot halwa. Growing up in North India, Carrot halwa is one

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