Farfalle with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Ricotta Cheese

Last week when I posted curried spaghetti salad, Mir left a comment that October is National Pasta Month. To celebrate the event, I am posting a pasta recipe I prepared with fresh tomato sauce I prepared last month. This is a quick and easy recipe that can be put together in matter of minutes, if […]

Greece – Spanakopita

After a one day break, today we stop in the Mediterranean country of Greece to taste a savory pastry. I made spanakopita, spinach pie for this country. In Greek, a pie is called pita. This is a savory pastry made with phyllo (filo) sheets. The filling used is spinach, feta cheese, scallions and eggs. Phyllo […]

Knafeh for Home Bakers Challenge

For the month of June, Nupur picked some Arabic desserts for the home bakers challenge. I chose to bake Knafeh. Knafeh is also known as knafe, kunafeh, knafah, konafah, konafeh in various Arabic countries. It is a baked Arabic dessert made with sweetened ricotta cheese that has a thin noodles or vermicelli as a base. […]

Microwave Kalakand

Kalakand is a rich Indian sweet made by condensing milk with paneer or Indian cheese. Whole milk is cooked along with paneer until solidified and shaped into a cake. It is a laborious process but there is always a shortcut. Microwave kalakand is a simplified version of preparing this delicious Bengali sweet. Microwave Kalakand is […]

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