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How to make Hung Curd

Hung Curd is a term that we read about quite often in different recipes or food forums. It sounds fancy, but is actually quite simple to make. All it requires is draining the liquid or whey from yogurt/curd, and the thick yogurt you are left with is essentially Hung Curd. It is similar to Greek yogurt in texture and can be used in recipes calling for the same. It is a versatile ingredient that can be used to make delicious…

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Salted Caramel Custard

Salted Caramel Custard & a Belated Eid Mubarak Eid Mubarak – Family togetherness with delicious food Belated Eid Mubarak everyone! Whether you celebrated it simply or in a much more festive manner, I hope it was spent in the midst of family & friends. That is what Eid is all about – family & togetherness.  I remember as a child, Eid was about new clothes, the delicious food, and of course the Eidi. Getting all dressed up with matching shoes…

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How to Make Buttermilk

Please ‘like’ me on Facebook to keep updated with new posts, tips & tricks, or to ask me any questions: Kay’s House of Treats  I have also started posting tips & tricks on my Facebook page, but I am deciding to post them on the blog as well because its much more easy to open the blog then to login to Facebook and then open my page, and then open the notes section.  Starting off the tips with some easy substitutions.…

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Classic Victoria Sponge

Eid-ul-Adha or Baqra-Eid is just around the corner, and it usually means a lot of meat. I am sure that everyone must be facing an excess of recipes all focusing on meat as the main course, so contrary to the norm I decided to post about dessert, specifically a quintessential British classic – the Victorian Sponge.  This delicate sponge cake filled with jam and cream was named after Queen Victoria, who used to favour a slice with her afternoon tea. Though it…

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How to make Home-Made Paneer or Cottage Cheese

I tried my hand at making Paneer for the first time when I made Palak Paneer just a few days ago. The inspiration being a local company that delivers organic vegetables & organic fresh milk. I ordered some spinach & the buffalo milk for a trial, and instantly the thing that came to my mind was to make Palak Paneer and also try my hand at making Paneer. Paneer is a soft fresh Indian cottage cheese which can be easily…

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Palak Paneer / Spinach with Cottage Cheese

Yes, I know. I keep pulling a disappearing every few weeks or so, but then I try to compensate by posting a number of recipes in one go :). This time I am posting a really delicious vegetarian recipe – palak/spinach with paneer/cottage cheese. I personally don’t like spinach, but this is one dish which I love spinach in – the spinach is grinded into a paste & the creaminess of the paneer/cottage cheese contrast beautifully making this a delicious…

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Almond Cake

This almond cake is a delicate tea-time cake featuring a triple dose of almond flavor. Almond essence and crushed almonds in the batter, and topped with crunchy roasted almonds on top.  Almost everyone who bakes usually has a good plain/pound cake recipe – something that can be eaten on it’s own or with tea. A light cake that the whole family can enjoy without feeling too full.  This cake is a family favorite, and I make it all the time.…