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Shrikhand

Shrikhand is an Indian dessert that is made with strained yogurt, cardamom powder, saffron and sugar. It is thick, creamy and very simple to make. You can serve it with nuts, or puri like I did for Ganesh Chaturthi.

Burger 101

The best burger recipe, made at home with perfect accompaniments. Fluffy potato buns, juicy beef and bacon patties, american slice cheese, lettuce, onions, tomatoes and a special burger sauce.

Easy Hummus

This recipe is so simple and nutritious. Filled with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil and some garlic it makes for a yummy appetizer or snack. Add some avocado and beetroot into the hummus to make some quick colorful options.

Shepherd’s Pie

This is a classic recipe but my grandfathers version. A lamb mince filling topped with mashed potatoes, a thick white sauce and savory crumble for texture, perfect Shepherd’s Pie meal for easter.

Karkade

This hibiscus tea recipe is perfect for the season of ramadan but also during the summer. It is filled with mint, honey, lime and ice making for a cooling drink in the heat.

Hot Cross Buns

This is a no fuss hot cross bun recipe that is filled with mixed fruit, all purpose flour, instant yeast and more. A fluffy brioche like bread that you can whip up in under 2 hours making for a delicious breakfast treat.

Shakshuka

This tomato based recipe is filled with spices, bell peppers, feta cheese and poached eggs. It is perfect for breakfast but also delicious as a meal during the day. A good start to the season of Ramadan.

Cosmopolitan

This elegant cocktail is a simple drink that not only looks pretty but also tastes delicious. It is vodka based but the orange liqueur adds a refreshing flavor to the palate.

Thandai Tres leches

This eggless milk cake is based on a traditional Indian drink called Thandai that is filled with cardamom, saffron, nuts, rose petals, poppy seeds, fennel seeds and turmeric. The cake is soaked in a mixture of three milks making it tender and delicious for Holi.

Irish Cream Cupcakes

These cocoa coffee cupcakes are filled with a Baileys dark chocolate ganache center and topped with a coffee flavored buttercream. A fluffy cupcake, simple frosting and quick ganache makes these cupcakes easy to make but perfect for St. Patricks Day.

Django Reinhardt

This vermouth based cocktail is the perfect day drinking situation fit for brunch. Filled with citrus and ice it is a simple drink to shake up in no time and refreshing to say the least.

Bolognese Sauce

This Italian meaty sauce is my version of the classic. It is simply delicious, comforting and perfect as a dinner meal for four. Serve it with pasta or bread and you are good to go.

Mojito

Limes, mint, white rum and a little muddle makes this cocktail a refreshing one like no other. It is a zesty drink that is cooling and very easy to make.

Banana Nut Waffles

This waffles recipe is filled with bananas, oat flour, whole wheat flour, coconut sugar, pecans and all the goodness you need for a breakfast pick me up situation. A simple healthy recipe that makes crispy and fluffy waffles.

Haldi Doodh

Haldi Doodh also known as Golden milk, also known as Turmeric latte is a simple immune boosting healthy hot drink that is delicious. This recipe is rooted in Ayurveda which stems from India.

Easy Falafel

This vegetarian recipe is so simple to make and a great snack to feed a crowd. Crunchy on the outside with a soft and fluffy center. These falafels are filled with chickpeas making for a wholesome dish.

Mushrooms on Toast

The best and simplest vegetarian meal you can make that requires few ingredients. Spoon it over toast, mix it into your rice, use it in a pasta bake, the options are endless. Spiced with crushed black pepper and flavored with freshly chopped parsley.

Maple Old Fashioned

The combination of maple syrup, bourbon, bitters and orange zest makes for a warming fall drink perfect for the season. Nothing fancy is needed to stir this recipe up hence you can make it in no time.