SWEET DISHES

FOOD, FRUITS, MANGO, SWEET DISHES

MANGO HALWA

MANGO HALWA (MICROWAVE RECIPE) The word ‘Halwa/Halva” seems to have an Arabic orgin,which basically means a dense sweet.These halwas are grain based,nut based or fruit based.The foods that were born out of the influence of different lands & their culture is what makes them a memorable dish.My earliest memories of […]

BANANA, FOOD, INGREDIENTS, SWEET DISHES

Banana Halwa/Fudge

Banana Halwa/Fudge : Microwave method Its been snowing since two days now, the snow piling up everywhere.Staying indoors makes your creative juices flow once again.The ripe bananas on the the kitchen table are tempting me to try something new.My thoughts flow …..and then a flashback……Mangalore ,a picturesque little seaside town […]

FOOD, SWEET DISHES

DATE & FIG LADOOS

DATE & FIG LADOOS This is a season for dates,anywhere you turn you see”California Medjool Dates” out here…..sure is the earliest sign of the holy month of the lunar calendar “Ramadan” fast approaching.Dates have been significant for the Muslims,dating back to many centuries ago when it was believed that the […]