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.

Spiced Carrot Cake

Spiced Carrot Cake With Orange Cream Cheese Icing

This carrot cake is made with whole wheat flour and assorted spices . The spices add warmth and enhances the flavors. The sweet and tart cream cheese icing perfectly complements the warm spices. The ingredient list might look long , but this definitely qualifies as guilt free indulgence.

How To Make Ghee

Home Made ghee - easily made at home

Ghee is the preferred choice of fat in cooking many curries and other dishes. It is believed to have many beneficial properties compared to other cooking oils and fats. Making ghee at home is a simple and easy process and the rewards are absolutely worth it.