Desserts

Desserts

Semolina/Sooji Halwa

(Semolina and flour dessert) This is mostly made for larger gatherings in the Winter months and also as a give away dessert at religious gatherings. …

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Tres leches (3 milks) cake

This is a basic sponge (without butter), of Latin American origin, steeped in three kinds of milk – evaporated, sweetened condensed and double cream. It has a light texture…

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Nankhatai

This tea-time snack is a cross between a crumbly biscuit/cookie and cake, a good nankhatai is one that crumbles on the tongue, sweet but not too sweet.  This recipe…

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Plated Blackberry Trifle

I watched a television show in the UK where Nigella Lawson made this very simple dessert.  My niece made this under my guidance during my trip to USA and…

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Pineapple Pudding

This was served at a dinner by my family in USA, it is a simple but delicious dessert.…

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Biscuit pudding

My friend in Nakuru is a master of dessert recipes; this is another one from her kitchen in Kenya.…

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Pineoffee Pie

This is an excellent variation to the Banoffee pie. I got the recipe from a friend’s daughter in Lahore, Pakistan. All of the ingredients fuse into each…

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Bread Halwa

When we were growing up in Kenya, my mum was always finding innovative ways to use up leftovers. She often made this halwa with left-over bread and thick…

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Falooda

This is a very popular milk based refreshing milkshake dessert contain a variety of different flavours. The version served in East African restaurants differs from the one served…

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Gajarela

This is a frequently made dessert in Indian and Pakistani homes and it is difficult to estimate ingredients. My sister-in-law who lives in Milpitas has worked out the…

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Gajeri Zarda

My mum entered this dish in a food competition in London and although it didnt win any prizes - it looked very presentable!…

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Habshi Halwa

This is a newly discovered recipe of a delicious mithai. Once again my mum from USA sent it to me.…

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Kulfi

For those that love Kulfi and find it difficult to make, here is a simple and straightforward recipe from my sister-in-law in USA.…

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Mango Ice-cream

I came across a sweet potato ice-cream recipe from Thailand; I substituted with Mango as the fruit is far more familiar and popular with family and guests. …

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Mockunafa

This is a semolina and vermicelli dessert perfect for tea-time or after dinner, I learnt it from a young girl who is very interested in cooking and learning. …

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Six in a bowl!

This recipe was shared with me by a lady from Canada; it is a seriously yummy multi-layered dessert!…