Easy Boiled Grams – East Indian Chickpeas Snack

Boiled grams in a white bowl.

An easy snack or homemade appetizer, these homemade boiled grams or spicy chickpeas are easy to make and disappear quickly. Simple and pocket-friendly, these boiled chickpeas are an East Indian must-have. You’ll find …

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Easy Fried Zucchini

Warm fried Zucchini slices in a bowl.

Zucchini anyone? Fried Zucchini is a snack or appetizer that is easy to make. Just a few ingredients and you have some delicious finger-licking starter grub!

Paneer Stir Fry – Indian Cottage Cheese Side Dish

Stir fry veggies and indian cottage cheese in a wok.

This easy to make Indian Paneer Stir Fry (Indian Cottage Cheese Stir Fry) is a delicious side dish that is quite filling and satisfying too! Made with just a few veggies, it’s the perfect side dish or quick snack!

Boros – East Indian Coconut Cookies

Serve East Indian borose on a plate with tea.

East Indian Borose is a delightfully sweet coconutty cookie made with semolina. This traditional East Indian cookie is perfect for tea or as a Christmas dessert!

Easy Peach and Apricot Crumble (with Polenta)

Closer looks at fresh peach apricot crumble.

Apricot and Peach Crumble is a popular dessert made with a flour and butter-based topping and soft fruit filling. It’s sweet and comforting and can be served with cream, ice cream, or custard.

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.

Indian Cottage Cheese (Paneer) Appetizer

Tasty fried paneer is ready to serve from the pan.

This tasty Indian Paneer Appetizer is easy to make, spicy, and delicious! This soft and cheesy starter can be served as a starter, snack, or as a side dish for lunch or dinner too.

How To Make South African Romany Creams?

Romany Cream with melted chocolate filing on a wooden platform.

Romany Creams are a delicious crunchy coconutty chocolate-cream-filled biscuit that is easy to make. Serve this South African delight with some hot coffee or cocoa and you’ll be in heaven!

East Indian Bol Lucrecia – A Rare Coconut Pie

Bol Lucrecia in a tin.

Bol Lucrecia is a traditional East Indian Coconut Pie dessert that is moist on the inside and crispy outside. So delicious, it will leave you craving for more! Bake any time of the year when you want to impress your family and friends.

Easy Salli Eggs Fry – Sali Par Eedu Recipe

Serve egg salli with a sliced tomato.

Salli eggs is an upside down version of the popular Parsi dish sali par eedu. This delicious meal or snack can be made in just a few minutes. Serve with pav, toasted bread, or chapati!

Carambolas: East Indian Starfruit Shaped Kulkuls

Once fried drained the carambolas in skimmer.

Carambolas are an East Indian dessert or East Indian ‘sweet’ as we call them that’s made around Christmas time. More commonly known as Kulkuls, this sugary frosted treat made by most East Indian Christian households are called carambolas when they’re star fruit-shaped.

Sarah’s Homemade Apple Pie Cookies

Crossed apple pie cookies on a baking tray.

Apple Pie Cookies are just yum! The delicate crumbly melt in your mouth crust and the apple pie filling are an amazing combination. Can be made any time of the year as a snack or dessert!

Bolings – Semolina Coconut Cookies

Bolings are ready.

Bolings are a sweet coconut semolina cookie that is made at Christmas time in most East Indian Catholic households! They are so simple and easy to make! What’s better; this yummy coconut treat can also be enjoyed as a tea-time snack any time of the year!

50+ Savoury Mushroom Recipes

50+ Savoury Mushroom Recipes

Who would think that a fungus would be the life of so many dishes? From humble home-cooked meals to expensive delicacies, mushrooms are eaten all around the world in cuisines and cultures in different ways. We’ve put together 50+ savoury mushroom recipes for you to try at home!

33 Unusual Pancake Recipes

6 images of unusual pancakes.

Apart from the traditional pancakes that we eat every other day, there are some truly unique recipes for pancakes. So, if you are wondering what to do with pancakes that you haven’t tried before, try some of these 30+ unusual pancake recipes.

30+ Sweet Pancake Recipes

Image of 6 different sweet pancakes.

With toppings ranging from maple syrup to honey, or fruits and berries, nuts and cream, these pancakes are sure to make you drool! Here are 30+ sweet pancake recipes to start your day on a yummy note!

20+ Savoury Pancake Recipes

Image of 6 different savoury pancakes.

Delicious and mouth-watering recipes, savory pancakes are the perfect quick dish to make the next time you need to figure out what to cook for your family meal. Easy to put together and cook, these recipes range from Vegan to Vegetarian to Non-Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free to Dairy Free. There’s something for everyone!

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.

Rum and Raisin Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate brownie decorated with rose petals and served.

Rum and Raisin Chocolate Brownies are so delicious, you’ll be craving for more. Easy to make these, scrumptious brownies are just what you need to feel upbeat. Top them with chocolate ganache and rose petals to treat your love!

Easy Homemade Heart Cookies Recipe

Pink and white heart cookies on a black surface.

Heart-shaped cookies are an easy bake for Valentine’s Day or any other time of the year! Ready in an hour, treat your loved ones to some scrumptious cookies.

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!

Eggless Nankhatai Cookies

Homemade Nankhatai topped with tooti frooti on a black tray.

Simple and easy to make these Indian Nankhatais are a perfect treat for Christmas but are loved throughout the year. Ready in a short while, this melt in the mouth eggless biscuit leaves you wanting more!

Indian Purple Yam Snack (Konfal or Kand)

Purple Yam served on a plate with salt and pepper.

So simple and easy to cook, the purple yam called kand or konfal is a tasty healthy snack or appetizer. Sprinkled with a bit of salt and pepper this tuber makes a perfect vegetarian starter to any meal! No wonder it’s called Indian cheese!

Pan-fried Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet potato fries are soft and completely cooked.

Sweet potato chips are easy to make and delicious! They can be served as a snack or starter for any meal.

Eggless Indian Custard Powder Cookies (Shortbread)

Custard powder shortbreads with butterscotch nuts.

These eggless custard powder cookies are some of the best Indian cookie recipes using custard powder! Using just a handful of ingredients, these vanilla custard shortbread cookies are easy to make quickly; and become the perfect tea time snack!

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.

Vegetarian Christmas Cookies With Honey

Shortbread cookies are ready to serve - Pic by Abby from AbbysPlate

So this Christmas we were looking at the list of Christmas dishes made across the world, but we just wanted to make some simple cookies that tasted like shortbread and were yummy too! …

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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.

Chocolate Chip Coconut Cake Recipe

Add in the chocolate chips - Pic by Abby from AbbysPlate

That sister of mine keeps asking me to write down all of the recipes that I throw together ever so often. I mean, I just throw them together. It’s not like I plan …

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East Indian 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.

Gluten Free Meaty Spicy Corn Muffins

Corn Muffins are ready for serving - Pic by Abby from AbbysPlate

I’ve always loved eating sweet corn muffins. They’re delicious and have a grainy but smooth texture all in one. So one day back in July 2014 I figured why not make savory corn …

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Chitaps – Glutenfree East Indian Rice Crepes

East Indian gluten free rice crepes called chitaps folded in triangles on a black tray.

I love chitaps, always have, always will. They’re sweet and light to eat and look like handkerchiefs. They’re especially popular at East Indian dinners and Christmas celebrations. So instead of getting them from …

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Tu BiShvat Cookies

Bake until cookies are lightly golden – Pic by Renana from Renana’s Kitchen

Tu BiShvat cookies made with coconut, almonds, dried fruit such as raisins, cranberries and dates. Perfect for celebrating the New Year of trees in Israel!

Traditional East Indian Christmas Sweets

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Two East Indian aunties meet on the street. “Hello Lucy, how are you re?” “I’m good men, how are you and the babas?” “We’re all good men. Where you went?” “To the bakery …

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