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Frisian (northern Netherlands) sweet bread encrusted with sugar bits mildly flavoured with cinnamon.
Celebrating chocolate with Coconut Truffle Squares, Oreo Cookie Truffle Hearts and Spiced Fruit & Nut Mincemeat Truffles.
A patterned biscuit joconde entremet filled with vegetarian strawberry and white chocolate vanilla mousses. Daring Baker challenge.
A moist French style lemon yogurt cake with blueberries and glace icing.
An easy fruit mousse with fresh strawberry puree, and no eggs or gelatine.
Cornbread with sweet corn, red peppers and green chillies, and baked in muffin cups.
My take on the Kerala Plum Cake, a south Indian Christmas fruitcake using tropical fruit, spices and nuts.. This version has no alcohol and used only egg whites.
Serve your dragon fruit by blending it with banana, honey and yogurt topped with pomegranate and mint.
Spiced apple pie mini crostata. Daring Baker challenge.
A soft and moist eggless cake made with vanilla flavoured custard powder. A bowl, a spoon and 15 minutes is all it takes to mix up!
Indian style lime pickle with ginger and green chillies in salt. Perfect with yogurt and rice.
Yeasted doughnuts glazed with cinnamon sugar, a tangy saffron cardamom glaze and chocolate glaze. Daring Baker challenge.
A vegetarian version of the famous Singaporean and Malaysian street food. Curry Laksa is a spicy and filling coconut milk based noodle soup.
Yeasted zucchini bread with chocolate chips and cardamom.
My version of the Sicilian caponata, served on crostini. Made with baked eggplant and dried figs, a tomato sauce and pine nuts.
Thick spiced roasted tomato, carrot, onion and bell pepper soup. Served with Basil Cream.
Perfect coffee/ tea time cake - fresh mango, cashew nuts and cardamom with a crunchy crumb topping.
Soft and healthy garlic and rosemary whole wheat yogurt crerscent rolls. Serve for breakfast, with soup or just snack on them.
Eggless cardamom flavoured banana squares with semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels.
A healthy lentil and vegetable loaf with dried apricots and raisins, that is also eggless. Served with a sweet and spicy mango and jalapeno sauce/ chutney.
Spiced rice in three flavours and colours (saffron, white and green) celebrating Indian Independence Day.
Simple, easy to cook Indian style stir-fried okra with just enough spices to bring out the fresh flavour of the vegetable.
Soft, white Indian bread rolls that are baked as a sheet. Served here with pav bhaji, a popoular street food in India.
A pound cake made with home-made paneer (Indian soft cheese), just an egg and a lot less butter, but no less delicious.
An eggless avocado cake spiced with chai masala and drizzled with chocolate.
Healthy cardamom flavoured smoothie made with home-made tofu, yogurt and tropical fruits including mango.
Eggless real vanilla ice-cream with crunchy pieces of chocolate-vanilla creme cookies, made without an ice-cream machine.
South Indian festive rice pudding (payasam) made with ghee/ browned butter (ney) , jaggery, coconut pieces, cardamom, cashews and raisins.
Slightly sweet, very soft, no-knead yeasted banana rolls flavoured with cardamom. Adapted from ABin5.
Pavlova with chocolate mascarpone mousse, fresh mango and eggless vanilla creme anglaise. Daring Baker challenge.
Bars with a cakey base made from buckwheat and all purpose flours topped with cashewnuts, white chocolate, dark chocolate and butterscotch chips.
German chocolate cupcakes with choice of two frostings, chocolate-coconut frosting or chocolate mascarpone mousse.
Apple, tomato and grilled paneer (Indian soft cheese) salad with an orange-mint dressing and toasted walnuts.
Middle Eastern brown lentils and caramelized onion pilaf with Indian style cucumber in spiced yogurt.