Roast Chicken in a Kadai

Top view of whole Roast Chicken cooking in a vessel with spices and gravy.

The traditional East Indian roast chicken dinner is perfect for Sundays, feast days and family gatherings!

Potato Chops filled with Minced Meat

Two full and one half potato chop on a plate.

Ground aka minced beef, lamb or chicken meat is seasoned with spices and cooked before being encased in a patty of mashed potato. For appetizers or as sides for your mains, these East Indian potato chops are just perfect!

Canapes With Russian Salad

Russian salad next to it's ingredients.

The East Indian version of the famous Olivier salad, this is a cooling compliment to the spicy East Indian dishes. Perfect for the hot Indian weather, you can play around with the ingredients to suit your taste.

Mass Pav – Moulded Almond Marzipan Dessert Bites

Pieces of Christmas marzipan shapes on a black plate.

Traditional East Indian Christmas sweets include one delicious dessert made from almond marzipan. They take a while to make, but these almond marzipan shaped like stars, Santa, trees, fruits, flowers, veggies, and more are the perfect Christmas treat for friends and family.

Easy Royal Icing Recipe

Green, pink and white royal icing in a yellow bowl with a fork and spoon.

The sweet Royal Icing is easy to make in a few minutes. Use royal icing to decorate cakes, cookies, or easter eggs.

How to make Chocolate Marzipan Easter Eggs

Yum Chocolate Marzipan Eggs for Easter.

Chocolate Marzipan Easter Eggs are an amazing treat to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus at Easter! A mix of chocolate and marzipan, these delicious and soft Easter eggs are the perfect dessert!

How to Make Almond Marzipan Easter Eggs

3 Almond Marzipan Easter Eggs on a wooden sheet.

Traditional East Indian Almond Marzipan Easter Eggs are a delightful way of celebrating the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ at Easter! They may take some time to make but they’re delicious and a good treat to both kids and grown-ups.

How to Cook Duck Moile (Curry)

East Indian Duck Moile in a bowl next to boiled rice and onion and lemon in bowls.

East Indian Duck Moile is a traditional dish that is full of flavour. Tender and juicy slow-cooked meat is served with rice, hand breads, or chitaps, and a cooling salad for the perfect meal!

Ma’s Blancmange Easter Eggs Or Party Dessert

Hands holding a yellow tray with blancmange eggs.

My ma’s colorful blancmange-filled Easter eggs are a childhood treat so delicious that it’s etched my memory. So cooling and yum, these delightful eggs are a cooling treat for hot summer days!

Dark Fruit Cake – Rich Fruit Cake

Cut the cake into slices and serve on plate.

East Indian dark fruit cake is so delicious and dense, it will tickle your taste buds. Serve for Christmas lunch or dinner with some great homemade wine.

Homemade Rose Petal Wine (Not Rosé)

Pinterest images of close up of rose wine served.

Homemade rose petal wine is a heady wine drink with the aroma of roses. After some experimentation, we made this earthy wine with dried rose petals, and it’s perfect for celebrations or regular days in.

Bol de Coc – Bolos de Coco – Coconut Cake

Delicious Bol de Coc

Bol De Coc is a traditional East Indian coconut cake that’s quite similar to the Thalie sweet. This cake has a delicious coconutty taste and a moist crumb, and is the perfect tea time snack!

78 Amazing Easter Dessert Recipes

Collage of Amazing Easter Dessert Recipies.

Easter calls for a celebration of new life, knowing that we have a lot to look forward to! Celebrate this day with some amazing desserts that are just adorable.

Rich Date and Walnut Cake

Date and walnut cake with walnuts and dates on a black board.

A delightful cake made of sweet pitted dates and crunchy walnut pieces, the Date and Walnut Cake is often made for Christmas, special events, and birthdays. Easy to make at home, this traditional East Indian version from Mumbai is a much sought after Christmas delicacy!

Chicken Liver (Giblet) Stuffing

Chicken liver stuffing on a white plate.

The traditional East Indian stuffing for Christmas meals consist of a chicken liver and bread pudding that’s stuffed into the chickens’ cavity before roasting. Here’s how to make this delicious homemade liver stuffing that’s sometimes called a giblet stuffing.

Foogias: East Indian Balloon Bread

Ready foogias served in a plate.

Foogias are one of the many traditional East Indian varieties of bread. These golden-fried little balls of dough are soft as heaven and disappear as quickly as they’re placed on the table. Foogias are eaten with dinner or lunch and go especially well with moile, khudi, or sorpotel.

Semolina Date and Orange Cake

Sooji date and orange cake on a black plate cut into slices with orange peel and black dates at the side

This Semolina date and orange cake is so flavourful you’ll be craving for more! The bittersweet taste of the orange peel and dates is just mouth-watering. Make this perfectly moist semolina cake for an anniversary, birthday, or even Christmas.

How to make Ginger Wine At Home

Clear ginger wine in a glass next to a blue book.

Homemade ginger wine is a light and refreshing drink for any occasion. Using ginger root, we make this spicy traditional East Indian ginger wine in 2 weeks with a few added flavors.

East Indian Stuffed Roast Chicken Recipe

Stuffed roast chicken on a bed of liver pudding.

A traditional roast chicken dinner for Sundays or feast days and family gatherings, this whole roast chicken is stuffed with a delicious homemade liver stuffing. The glazed crispy chicken skin tastes as delicious …

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Easy Pineapple Wine Recipe

Homemade pineapple wine in two glasses next to a yellow flower - Pic by Abby from AbbysPlate

Pineapple wine is an easy-to-make-at-home fruity wine that gets served for Christmas, Easter, or other family gatherings along with all the other wines, cocktails, and drinks. Here’s how we do it here in …

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Light Fruit Cake or Tooti Frooti Cake

Serve Tooti frooti cake on a plate.

East Indian Light Fruit Cake is a delicious treat for Christmas dessert or even as a regular tea-time snack. So yum and fruity, you won’t be able to stop at just one.

Coconut Cake Recipe

A coconut cake log and a coconut cake slice on a black plate.

This traditional East Indian coconut cake is different from regular coconut cakes. It’s dense and moist, and a delight to eat. Traditionally made with fresh coconut, you can also use desiccated coconut.

How to Make Cashewnut Marzipan Easter Eggs

My sister’s colorful modern Easter Eggs left to set.

The Easter Eggs made by the East Indian community in Mumbai, India are made using almond or cashewnut marzipan. Although there is a slight learning curve with this recipe, it tastes better than chocolate Easter eggs and is the perfect Easter gift for friends and relatives!