40 posts tagged cheese


Kalakand is a soft milk based sweet with a hint of kewra and cardamom. It is made with concentrated milk called khoya and fresh paneer. This traditional process of kalakand takes some time to make so to speed up the process I use ricotta cheese and condensed milk. Just two ingredients! Whether it is cooked in a traditional way or in an instant way, it has the same rich taste and grainy texture. I published Kalakand back in November 2014 under the name ricotta cheese burfi. It’s really delicious and I am updating the recipe by cutting back on sugar which means I increased the amount of ricotta cheese to condensed milk. Continue Reading

Mango Mascarpone Cheesecake with a hint of Cardamom

I know it's been a while guys. With different priorities in my life I am not posting on a regular basis but will definitely try whenever I can. Have I told you that mango is my favorite fruit? I guess I have. It is just not possible for me not to post a recipe when it is a mango season. So here comes a mango recipe that your whole family will love. Continue Reading

Caramelized Onion & Herbed Ricotta Tart w/ Rice Crust

I am a huge fan of leftovers- Rice in particular. Aside from using it in fried rice, casserole, salad or pudding, I enjoy making a rice crust for savory tarts. It is quite healthful, delicious and easy to make than butter pastry crust. Here I have for you a simple and flavorful multigrain rice crusted tart filled with caramelized onion and ricotta cheese. Continue Reading

Chicken, Beans & Quinoa Casserole

I am not a person who makes casserole on a regular basis, but I do so when I want a change of pace in winter months. It started at the weekend when I had a good friend over the lunch and then, as I had prepared too much quinoa and had leftover chicken, I made this chicken quinoa casserole with mexican flavors. Continue Reading

Blueberry Ricotta Muffins

Blueberries are currently on major sale at all Richmond farms. I bought two boxes of perfectly sweet blueberries, to freeze for the winter months. That's when I use them more in smoothies, pancakes, cereal and yogurt! Yum! and, when they are in season I like to eat them raw or bake muffins and cake. Therefore,today I am sharing with you another blueberry muffin recipe. Continue Reading