Home-made Condensed Milk

Home-made Condensed Milk

The other day I got a comment from a reader asking for a substitute for condensed milk, which is not easily available in her country.  That got me thinking that I should put up the recipe for home-made condensed milk on the blog… as making it at home is very easy and it takes all…

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Ras Malai

Ras Malai

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is a great concept… each month you are assigned a participating food blogger to make a…

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Home-made Ricotta

HOME-MADE RICOTTA

A few months ago, my friend Sawsan from Chef in Disguise challenged the Daring Cooks to make our own cheese.  She gave us a few recipes for cheese and at that time I chose to try my hands at making Chèvre.  On the side though, I tried to make ricotta as well and I was…

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HOME-MADE CHÈVRE

Sawsan from Chef in Disguise was our March 2013 Daring Cooks hostess! Sawsan challenges us to make our own homemade cheeses! She gave us a variety of choices to make, all of them easily accomplished and delicious! Yessss, you read that right: one of my best blogger friends was this month’s Daring Cooks hostess!  I was…

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WHEY PANCAKES WITH BLUEBERRY MAPLE SYRUP

As promised, today I will show you another way to use up all the whey you have sitting in your fridge after making Greek style yogurt.  If you have any more after making Ayran that is!  I did a bit of research online on how to use whey and I read that it is often…

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Home-made Yogurt

HOME-MADE YOGURT

A couple of months ago, my friend Sawsan from Chef in Disguise posted a beautiful tutorial on how to make home-made yogurt.  Since I saw it, I knew I had to give it a try too!  This was my first time at making yogurt, but I remember my mum making it often when I was…

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Baccalà alla Vicentina

BACCALÀ ALLA VICENTINA

This week’s Regional Italian recipe takes us to Veneto in North-Eastern Italy.  Veneto is among the wealthiest, most developed and industrialised regions of Italy and it is also one of the most visited by tourists, its capital being Venice.  It is also the region of other famous places like the beautiful Alpine town of Cortina d’Ampezzo in…

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MAIALE AL LATTE – PURCIT TAL LAT

This week’s Regional Italian recipe takes us to Friuli – Venezia Giulia, Italy’s most North-Eastern region that borders with Austria and Slovenia.  This region has been a part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire for many years and thus has many cultural and culinary similarities with the other regions and Nations of the area.  It is a region that…

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PANINI AL LATTE – MILK PANINI

I guess we all have memories of our childhood birthdays… I was born in February which is often the month of Carnevale in Italy, so I used to have dress up birthday parties.  It was a lot of fun.  There would be games, prizes, music and lots of laughter!  If I think back about the…

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