Easy Peach Preserves (Peach Murabba)

Easy Peach Preserves (Peach Murabba)

Easy to make Peach Murabba, only needs 4 main ingredients, Peach, sugar, salt and water. It is super easy and can be stored for few weeks/month.

Kumquat Salsa

Kumquat Salsa

Kumquat is an Orange like fruit with the size of more of grapes. It is a small citrus fruit and has comparatively thick skin with a bit of sweetness but predominantly sour taste. Kumquat is native to China, mainly in South-East Asia. But many of…

Sweet Coconut Balls

Sweet Coconut Balls

Sweet Coconut Balls are commonly known as Coconut Laddu or Narkel Naru in India, more so in Bengal. Most Bengali household makes this dessert every now and then, especially during festivals. Nowadays we can easily buy these Sweet Coconut Balls in the sweet stores in…

How to make Cheese Curd (Chenna/Paneer)

How to make Cheese Curd (Chenna/Paneer)

I use cheese curd in various recipes, starting from different kinds of popular desserts to curries, and savory appetizers. Cheese curd is also known as “Chhana”, is an acid-set form of cottage cheese. Paneer is derived from the cheese curd or curdled milk and is…

Fresh Cranberry Condiments

Fresh Cranberry Condiments

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I will share a recipe for a condiment made with fresh cranberries. You can use this Thanksgiving Condiments in a number of different dishes, and they will all taste great. I use this to make a salsa, a creamy dip,…

Garam Masala Powder

Garam Masala Powder

The Garam Masala Powder these days has become a well-known spice all over the world, and not limited its use in only Indian dishes. It is also easily available in many Asian grocery stores. But yet I would like to share the recipe, as the…

Dried Lentil Dumpling (Bori)

Dried Lentil Dumpling (Bori)

Bori which is Dried lentil dumpling, very popular in authentic Bengali cuisine. It is most often made with the paste of Urad Daal that is black Gram Lentil, which is then sun-dried for 3-5 days before use. Once dried properly it can be stored in…

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

Pecans are one of the loved nuts in my household. Candied Pecan thus is a go-to snack, as well as I often toss it into salads, cakes, muffins, even on some of my stir-fried vegetables. This tastes great on homemade parfaits as well. This is…

Roasted and Powdered All Purpose Spice Mix

Roasted and Powdered All Purpose Spice Mix

This is one of the two most used masala in eastern part of India, that goes in almost all vegetarian dishes, may also be used in some of the meat dishes. In short if anything tastes little bland, just sprinkle some on top, and enjoy!…