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.
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.
A savory quick bread filled bold flavors of sharp cheddar, fresh green onions and nigella seeds. This is an easy bread to make at home and perfect to serve anytime.
Here is a traopical flavored stew inspired by the Brazilian dish Moqueca de Camarones. Serve with rice or your favorite crunchy bread for a refreshing meal.
This no knead challah is a beginer friendly loaf. The bread is soft, eggy and delicious. It is easier than you imagine…
This is one of the easiest cookies to make. A simple shortbread dough and some jam makes for an extremely delicious combination. This thumbprint cookies, the Swedish Hallongrotta , is perfect even for beginner bakers
Cobblers are easy to make rustic fruit desserts. This cranberry and peach cobbler brings the flavors of summer and fall together in on beautiful dessert .
Rasgulla is a spongy syrup based dessert popular in the Indian Subcontinent. Coagulated milk is used to make the spongy balls which are cooked in sugar syrup. This is a simple and elegant dessert fit for any table.
Pickled beets are a good addition to the pantry. These are easy to make and pickled in a lightly sweet and sour vinaigrette. The flavors of these pickled beets perfectly complements many dishes – like salads , sandwiches and can even be served as a side of roasts.
Shaksuka is a popular comfort food in the middle east and north Africa. This easy dish is made by poaching eggs in a seasoned tomato based sauce. It is easy to make and when served with few slices of bread make for a crowd pleasing quick meal.
Koova kurukku is a simple and easy sweet to make. It takes only 3 main ingredients – arrowroot powder, jaggery and water. In about 15 minutes you have a sweet with jelly like consistency. A little grated coconut is added for some texture.
This is one of the simplest coconut chutneys that we love. It is made by grinding fresh coconut with a few spices. The spices are chosen to enhance the creaminess of fresh coconut. A dash of tempered oil and spices are used finish the dish dish.
Dosa is by far the most popular South Indian Dish. This is a healthy crepe made with a naturally fermented rice and lentil batter. These are so popular that, many
Kulcha is a leavened flat bread that can easily be made on stove top . Baking soda and yogurt are usually used to leaven and make this bread soft and moist. Serve these with a spicy curry or use it to wrap a kabob.
Goji berry Orange Cake takes the regular yellow cake into another level. The flavors are bright and the cake is moist . Serve on its own or with orange icing drizzle o r light chocolate drizzle.
Parippu Vada is a popular snack in kerala. These are made with split peas or chana dal and are perfect tea time snack for a rainy day !
Ada is fresh rice noodles. These are usually used to make kheers like palada or ada pradhaman. traditionally a thin batter of rice four is steamed just set and broken into flat noodle bits. it is gluten free and nut free. Fresh ada adds texture and body to the kheers and has a melt in the mouth quality to it.