Rich Christmas fruit cake

Reblogging last year’s post:

It’s exactly 10 day to Christmas! Woohoo!! My preps are in full swing, although I still have a fair bit left to be done! Remember my post on rum soaked dry fruits? It was about time for those drunken, boozy dry fruits to be used in the making of the the Christmas fruit cake-A cake that is a rich with rum soaked dry fruits, absolutely moist and ¬†reminiscent of spices. Wow! My kitchen was brimming with the aroma of all the warm spices:) Continue reading →


Marzipan

Marzipan is my favorite Christmas sweet! I’m a self confessed, marzipanaholic, Geez!! I just made up a word ūüėÄ Well! That’s me ! Continue reading →

Bebinca ( Multi layered Goan dessert)

 

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Bebinca , also known as bebic, is a classic and popular Goan multi layered dessert that features in most festivities, be it Christmas, Easter, weddings or Christenings. It is made using flour, egg yolks, sugar, butter, coconut milk and nutmeg. Continue reading →


Doce de gr√£o ( Gram sweet)

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Hello folks!

How is everyone? How are your holiday preps coming along? Today I have another classic Goan sweet to share with you’ll. ¬†‘Doce’ and ‘gr√£o’ means ‘sweet’ and ‘grain/bean’ in Portuguese. This is almost like a fudge, made of chana dal ( split Bengal gram) , freshly grated coconut, sugar and flavored with cardamom. It is quite a tedious and time consuming dessert, but the results are so worth it! I promise! Continue reading →


Milk cream ( milk toffee)

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Milk cream or milk toffee as some call it is a fudge made of milk , sugar and cashew nuts. These delicate Christmas treats are a regular in my household that always feature on our Christmas platter ! Continue reading →

Goan sannas and chunachi/godachem sannas- Steamed rice cakes( plain and sweet version)

 

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Sannas are spongy steamed rice cakes. It is made from a batter consisting of ground Goan red rice and freshly grated coconut. The rice and coconut are ground using toddy (fermented coconut water). The batter is then fermented and steamed.¬†Sannas are a popular accompaniment for sorpotel, xacuti and other meat gravies. They are slightly sweet and hence pair perfectly with these fiery and tangy gravies. Continue reading →


Veg Schezwan/Sichuan noodles stir fry

 

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I really don’t need ¬†a reason to indulge on Indo-Chinese cuisine!!


What’s not to love about it?

– It’s all done in a matter of minutes,¬†just the ideal quick-fix meal we all desire sometimes.

–¬†Needless to say it’s delicious, the layers of umami flavor is surely what makes you drool at the thought of Indo-Chinese.

– I frankly don’t need a reason to make Indo-Chinese meals, coz no matter whatever dish you prepare, veg or non-veg, you’re palate and taste buds will thank you for the super scrumptious meal, and so will the rest of your family and friends. Continue reading →

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