Mexican Wedding Cookies (Polvorones)

Mexican Wedding Cookies

It is October and while other bloggers are posting Halloween recipes and crafts, I am posting a recipe for Mexican Wedding Cookies. It is unusual, isn’t it? Well there is a small story behind it. Last week TEE came home and told me that I have to cook something Mexican for her Spanish Honors class. […]

Microwave Peda Modak for Ganesh Chaturthi

Microwave Peda Modak

Our official season of festivals has begun. Thursday was Ganesh Chaturthi. It is the day where we worship Lord Ganesh. You can read more about it in my previous post over here.   To celebrate this festival I made this peda modak. I named it microwave peda modak because; it is made in microwave instead […]


KulKul Kidiyo

Ok, I have to admit. I was supposed to post the recipe for Kulkul during the Holidays. I got too caught up. Even though I had everything ready I was not able to post this recipe on time. Anyway here it is. Kulkul (pronounced as Kalkal) is a sweet deep fried snack. It is prepared […]

Date Rolls

Date Rolls

I had this recipe for date rolls with me for years. It was given to me by my dear friend Janet whose mom used to make it. When I first made this it did not turn out right. The measurement for the ingredients was recorded in grams and milligrams, and I think during conversion I […]


"Shrikhand, Sweetened Greek Yogurt"

Shrikhand is nothing but sweetened Greek yogurt flavored with aromatic cardamom. It is thick and creamy in texture like Greek yogurt however, taste wise it is sweet and tangy unlike Greek yogurt. This dessert is local to the state of Maharastra in India. It is usually made during the festival of Gudi Padwa, which is […]

Kaaju Katli (Cashew Burfi)

Kaju 3

This year for some reason I am running against time. I just started making sweets  yesterday and I am afraid I will not be able to finish everything by Wednesday. I started off by making Kaaju Katli . It’s a sweet made from cashews nuts and are most recognized for their diamond shape. It a […]