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A Simple Rice Pudding

Creamy, warm, comforting. A simple dessert after a complex meal. There are so many variations of rice pudding around the world. This version is lightly spiced with saffron and  cardamom. Roasted cashews provide a little crunch. Give it a try. Continue Reading (recipe follows)

Kesari- an Indian Semolina Sweet

When I was in 6th grade, we had to do a project in Social Studies class on Greece. For my project, I decided to bring in a Greek dessert to class. Well, looking at the recipe books from the library (sadly no internet back then), I thought that the Greek Semolina Halva sounded a lot like the

Tandoori Popcorn

Last November, during Thanksgiving vacation (which is about 4 days long here), we decided to relax at home rather than travel. We ended up watching a bunch of movies in the theater- Life of Pi, Lincoln and Skyfall to name a few. We eventually ended up watching most of the 2013 Oscar nominated

Mini Pumpkin Cardamom No Bake Cheesecake

It’s pumpkin season in my part of the world. Pumpkin pies, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin scones,  pumpkin lattes… you get the point. Here’s my “little” contribution- mini pumpkin cardamom no bake cheesecake. I do like the usual spices in pumpkin sweets- cinnamon, nutmeg,

Cardamom & Saffron Ice Cream (“Kulfi”)

This recipe is for Kulfi- a cardamom and saffron infused ice cream from India. The traditional method is very different and time consuming. However, this simplified version has been around for many years ensuring the widespread enjoyment of Kulfi. Everyone who has eaten this is pleasantly