Coloured sugar

White or brown sugar is one of the ingredients in cooking and baking. However, coloured sugar is not easy to find and I have previously ordered it online. But today I decided to make my own coloured sugar. I am super happy about the result. It is super easy and cheap to provide coloured sugar at…

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My Pumkin-Walnuts Dessert

An easy recipe for a delicious and  humble dessert. Ingredients 1 pumpkin ½ cup walnuts, crushed 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp cinnamon powder 1 tbsp unsalted butter   How to make it??? Preheat your oven to 176 C. Rinse off the pumpkin. Cut off pumpkin lid. Use a knife to stab outer shell a few…

My Homemade Sushi Recipe

Well first of all I should confess I dislike seafood. So I had no idea I could eat Sushi or Sashimi. So once I was with Japanese friends in a restaurant, they ordered Sushi, and asked me to try. I said, nooooooooooo, never, ever,, I do not like cooked fish so how can I eat…

Persian rice with sour cherries (Albaloo polo)

Sour cherry or Morello cherry is called ‘ Albaloo’ in Persian language. Iranian housewives make different things with albaloo such as: sour cherr juice, hot and cold drinks, jam and stew, cake and cookies. One of the Iranian famous rice dish is called Alballoo polo/pilaf which is made with sour cherries, spices and different meats such as:…

Persian Saffron (Zafaran) sharbat  شربت زعفرانی

Saffron is one the most expensive and luxurious spices in the world but it’s taste, flavour and giving yellow- orange colouring to the foods is worth the price. Saffron has amazing flavour, some say it’s like honey, some say it’s floral but I say it’s just saffroni. Iran is one of the most important places…

Fennel sharbat with cardamom

Sharbat /sherbet is a popular and common sweet and non-alcohol drink in Iran, India, Turkey, Afghnestan and Arab countries. Sharbat is served cold and chilled . In the 12th century a Persian book describes different kinds of sharbats in Iran which made with fruits, flowers and seeds includes: lemon, pomegranate, cherry, mint, fennel seeds, saffron,…

Peach Cookies شیرینی هلویی

These tempting, pretty peach shape cookies are just beauties and suitable for any occasion, for 4 seasons, and resemble to the real peaches.   Ingredients 210g plain flour ½ tsp baking powder 80g unsalted butter 55g plain yogurt 2 egg yolks pinch of salt 50g white sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract   Ingredients for filling…

Ricotta Donuts Balls

These ricotta donuts balls are Scrumptious, soft and fluffy and slightly moist. Very easy to prepare. Ingredients 200g ricotta 200g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tbsp white sugar ¼ tsp salt Instructions In a large bowl, whisk ricotta cheese with 2 eggs, vanilla extract and sugar until…

Harissa ( Wheat Bulgar Porridge From South of Iran)

Haleem,  or hareesa is a thick and delicious porridge. Basically, this dish is made of boiled ground wheat or barley (bulgur) mixed with spiced meat….Haleem ( Halim) is popular dish in Iran, Arab countries around the Persian Gulf, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Haleem, hareesa, Jareesh, Keskeh or Arizah has different recipes and…

Katmer (Kattama)

Katmer is folded dough, and is a Turkish desserts, that is originally from Gaziantepe. A crunchy pancake that is sooooo yummy and super easy to make it. Basically, Katmer is a thin dough ( filo pastry) packed with crushed pistachio, clotted cream (kaymak), sugar and butter. It might be baked either in the oven or…