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Um Ali – Egyptian Bread Pudding

Um Ali – Egyptian Bread Pudding

Umm Ali – a famous, festive Egyptian dessert – brings back memories from my food-filled childhood. A spoonful of Um Ali means buttery, flaky puff pastry soaked in flavored milk, crusted with nuts and shredded coconut, and layered with cream. Um Ali should be served […]

Shahi Navratan Korma

Shahi Navratan Korma

Shahi Navratan Korma is a delicious combination of 9 vegetables in a mildly spiced, creamy gravy. You can use vegetables of your preference. When I want to give my family a vegetarian treat, I whip up dishes that are pretty much an overdose on vegetables […]

Lamb Chops

Lamb Chops

A variety of recipes from different cuisines can be experimented with lamb chops, all of which are equally delicious and simple. You’ll find a list of them on Cukzy as well – BBQ Mutton Chops, Masala Lamb Chops, Cheese Mutton Chops, Greek Roasted Lamb Chops and […]

Mini Apple Rose Pies

Mini Apple Rose Pies

Since I’m not really a baker – and a sophisticated one at that – making apple rose pies was quite a task. I was rather impressed when it came out perfect in the first shot! Mini Apple Rose Pies reminded of the Turkish Rose Dessert […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

Define ‘comforting food’ – Chicken with vegetables topped with creamy gravy and blanketed by a buttery, flaky pie crust. That’s Chicken Pot Pie. Its been a while since I made a pot pie but, thanks to my little Game of Thrones recipes adventure, I’ve revisited […]

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

Sansa Stark lights up when Olenna Tyrell offers her lemon cakes when they first meet in the Highgarden. “Lemon cakes are my favorite,” she says. Sansa would have loved the setting – a beautiful garden hosting a refined social gathering of ladies, enjoying treats which […]

Apple and Pine Nuts Salad

Apple and Pine Nuts Salad

This light, summer salad is a dedication to Cersei Lannister – the Queen of Seven Kingdoms and, perhaps, the most hated character. She is beyond evil, really. Brutal and outright psychotic, Cersei’s stern looks gives me the creeps (almost everything in the Game of Thrones […]

Baghara Baingan

Baghara Baingan

Baghara Baingan – known as Baingan ka Khatta as well – is a famous dish in Hyderabad and Bangalore, especially paired with Mutton Biryani , Dum Pukht Biryani or Vegetable Biryani and is served at weddings. Another similar accompaniment is Mirchi Ka Salan. I’ve tried to prepare Baghara […]

Turkish Rose Dessert – Gul Tatlisi

Turkish Rose Dessert – Gul Tatlisi

The Turkish Rose Dessert, or Gul Tatlisi, is a beautiful sweet treat. The roses are simple to make and, since this dish uses sugar syrup, the sweetness can be adjusted to suit your taste. The technique to make the roses is exactly like making Mini […]

Chicken Shawarma and Turmeric Rice

Chicken Shawarma and Turmeric Rice

This is the third shawarma recipe on Cukzy after the Lebanese Chicken Shawarma Wrap and Spicy Chicken Shawarma. As I had mentioned earlier, I experiment different recipes of a dish and, if I love it, I put up here for you. Shawarma is the most […]