Kaffir Lime and Yogurt Panna Cotta

Kaffir Lime and Yogurt Panna Cotta

By now you know how much I love panna cotta.  To me, it’s one of the fastest, tastiest and easiest desserts to make.  I love that you can make it in advance with minimum effort and present it as a very sophisticated looking dessert to your guests.  I have a few panna cotta recipes on…

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Aamrakhand

Aamrakhand

Today’s recipe is an Indian dessert.  A few months ago I shared with you the recipe for Shrikhand, a smooth and airy yogurt mousse made with hung curd, sugar, saffron, cardamom and nuts.  Today, I am going to show you how to make what is basically a mango flavoured Shrikhand, called Aamrakhand.  The recipe is…

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CHILLED YOGURT CAKE WITH BLUEBERRY COMPOTE

Today’s dessert is a cold treat and it is one that is actually not too bad for you as it is made (mainly) with natural yogurt.  Back in Italy there is a famous pre mixed version of this that is sold in little boxes… you mix in some fresh ingredients and there you have your…

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SHRIKHAND – श्रीखन्ड

The lovely Cher of The Not So Exciting Adventures of a Dabbler was our July Daring Cooks’ hostess and she asked us to create homemade yogurt in our own kitchens! No incubators needed, no expensive equipment or ingredients, just a few items and we had delicious yogurt for a fraction of the cost and a whole lot…

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BAILEY’S MOUSSE

Happy Paddy’s Day everyone!  Raise your hand if you love Bailey’s!  I DO!!!  I am not a very keen wine drinker (I know I know… very un-Italian…), but cocktails, sweet wines and sweet liquors are a different matter.  And Bailey’s is one of my favourite… to drink and to cook with.  That is why in…

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FALAFEL

The first time I ate falafel I was in Paris… as it often happened with Middle Eastern food that was almost unknown in Italy.  I am talking about 20+ years ago!  I still remember the shop I bought them from.  It was near Place des Vosges, in my favourite area of town: the Marais, which…

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MIXED SALAD WITH YOGHURT AND SAFFRON DRESSING

This recipe will help you to spice up your salad with a low fat and delicious dressing.  Yes, you read that right… low fat and delicious were used in the same sentence!  It is low fat as it is a yoghurt based dressing and it is delicious thanks to the addition of saffron and curry…

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