How to make jam using home made pectin

Today we are talking jam!! With this recipe, we can jam any fruit with varying amounts of pectin using just a handful of ingredients. Pectin is essential for setting jams to the right consistency and it occurs in varying amounts in different fruits (Google is your friend to understand the pectin content of different varieties…

Perfect Strawberry Sorbet using a food processor

Summer is upon us and we have been blessed with strawberries!! Time to make some refreshing and delicious sorbet and enjoy a lovely summer day 🙂 This delicious vegan strawberry sorbet needs just four ingredients and is so easy to make. ‘No ice cream machine!’, you say.. I say, “No problem!! Your food processor will…

Vanilla Bavarois with Strawberry Coulis

This one is close to my heart. I tasted my first Bavarois on my wedding day and it made a perfect day even better. Since then, I have tried, tested and perfected my Bavarois and I am proud to present to you my recipe that makes perfectly creamy, jiggly and the most luxurious bavarois every…

Brigadeiro or Brazilian chocolate truffles

Brigadeiro or Brazilian chocolate truffles are one of the truest pleasures; deeply chocolatey, intensely rich and decadently sweet, these little treats are a perfect addition to any celebration. Made with rich dark chocolate and luscious sweetened condensed milk, brigadeiros make the perfect gift and can be enjoyed as a snack with coffee, as a dessert…

Pepper Chicken stir fried with Shallots and Bell peppers

Winner winner chicken dinner! With my Pepper Chicken with Shallots and Bell Peppers, a quick weeknight dinner feels like a treat with its heady aroma, contrasting textures and umami richness. Inspired by the very delicious pepper chicken fry that is an absolute favourite in the south of India, I have developed this recipe to suit…

Pan-grilled Coriander and Lime chicken thighs

Bright, delicious and healthy, these pan-grilled lime and coriander chicken thighs work wonderfully whether you are looking to cook up a quick weeknight dinner or planning a barbeque over the weekend. These cook up just as easily on the grill as do in a pan. Options are limitless with this one; they are great over…

Gluten free Cocoa Brownie fudge

These cocoa brownie fudge are a thing of beauty. They come together in jiffy and can be enjoyed by all. Quick and easy to make using widely available naturally gluten free ingredients, these cocoa brownie fudge are great as gifts and work beautifully for celebrations, holidays and parties. I, however, have them prepped and ready…