Apricot Clafoutis – An Easy Elegant Dessert

Apricot Clafoutis - a luscious custard cake dotted with apricots

Apricot Clafoutis is a wonderful creamy dessert. The luscious texture is reminiscent of flan. This dessert is lightly sweetened to complement the tang of the apricots. While baking the bright bits of fruits flat up to the top of the dessert making for an elegant presentation.

Everyday Black Lentils In Pressure Cooker

Vegan Black lentlis

This is an everyday version of the popular dal Makhni. It is delicious, creamy and brimming with fresh flavors. But the best part is that it takes about 10 minutes of hands-on time – and that makes it perfect for everyday cooking!

Quick Pickled Bitter Gourds

Quick bitter gourd pickle

Bitter gourds (karela, pavakka …) are a nutritious vegetable with medicinal properties. This quick pickle is an easy way to incorporate bitter gourds in your diet. It is light and healthy with mellow tangy flavors.

Pazham Pori – Sweet Plantain Fritters

Sweet Nedrapazham or plantain fritters

Sweet plantain fritters are known as pazham pori or ethakka appam in Kerala. These are made with ripe plantain slices.. The slices are batter fried to perfection resulting in a fritter with light crispy coating and sweet and soft fruit filling.

Herman Milk Bread

Herman Milk Bread Loaves- One Sliced to show texture.

Milk Bread is soft and spongy and great tasting. It is a favorite of adults and kids alike. This loaf, made with an additional ingredient- Herman Starter – tastes great and is much leaner.

Baked Chicken Flautas

Deliciously crunchy and light chicken Flautas / taquitos

Flautas are always a crowd pleaser. It is usually made by putting a seasoned filling in a tortilla, which in turn is rolled and fried. Here is a baked version with crunchy outside and a delicious moist filling.

Russian Easter Bread – Kulich

Cakey Crumb of Kulich - the Russian Easter Cake

Kulich is a rich yeasted cake that is served during Easter. It is a popular tradition among the Orthodox Christians of Eastern Europe and Russia to make and serve this cake during Easter. This tall cake is delicious, airy and often decorated with colorful sprinkles or flowers.