Mishti Doi is a thickened, reddish-coloured yoghurt sweetened with jaggery used as a snack or dessert in India. It is not usually made at home, it is usually bought. It is sold in small, unglazed clay pots. The unglazed pots absorb any excess water that comes out after the dessert has set. The yoghurt gets…
Bhapa Doi is an unsweetened Bengali dessert which is essentially steamed yoghurt. It has the texture and consistency of soft cheesecake. It has a sweet, mild taste. Cooking Tips 1 1/4 cups (10 fluid ounces / 300ml) evaporated milk (aka condensed milk in the UK) 1 3/4 cup (14 oz / 400g) of Doi (or…
This is a great outdoor barbeque dessert.
This is a very easy, fresh-tasting chutney recipe that lets your food processor do all the work.
Very nice while still warm. Use whatever kind of jam you fancy.
These fools are very easy to make, with a great refreshing taste. They are also a healthy dessert, with the fruit, the ginger and the yoghurt.
A very interesting use for polenta!
This pea soup is quite different from most, because it uses fresh peas and is meant to be served chilled.
This is a great recipe to get kids to make, with your supervision.
A gorgeous, full-flavoured soup.
Smoky bacon is really, really nice with this. You can also use ham.
This only takes 15 minutes to put together and 15 minutes to cook. Nice served with rice.
A gusty dressing that can hold its own.
This soup will look beautiful with the contrast between the green of the spinach and the red of the pomegranate seeds sprinkled on top.
Serve with brown basmati rice (or just plain rice), and a nice colourful veg such as peas.