Fresh Fig Conserve
Feb05

Fresh Fig Conserve

Ingredients: • Fresh ripe figs – 1kg • Sugar – 4 scant cups • Lemon juice, about 2 large lemons – 1⁄3 cup • Packed lemon zest – 2 tsp • Water, if required – 2 tbsp Preparation: 1. Wash the figs and cut off their tips. If the figs are small, cut them in half; if they are large, cut them in quarters. 2. Spread the sugar on a tray and heat it in a pre-heated hot oven, taking care not to burn it. 3. Place the...

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Energy Balls
Aug17

Energy Balls

  Ingredients •½ cup dried dates •½ cup dried figs •¼ cup dried cranberries •¼ cup dried apricots •½ cup almonds or cashew nuts •1 tbsp sesame seeds •1 tsp orange zest, optional •1 tbsp honey or brown sugar** Preparation Chop all dried fruits and nuts into small pieces. Place all ingredients, except honey in the blender and mix them well. Pour the mixture...

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Anjeer, Pista, Saffron Mawa Roll (Tricolor Mawa Roll)
Nov23

Anjeer, Pista, Saffron Mawa Roll (Tricolor Mawa Roll)

  Ingredients . 1/2 recipe anjeer barfi . 1/2 recipe saffron barfi . 1/2 recipe Pista Barfi . Poppy seeds (khus-khus) for coating   Preparation 1. Make the anjeer, saffron and pista barfi as mentioned in the below respective recipes. 2. In between plastic sheets (Cut the daily use plastic bags in half), roll out the anjeer barfi into a rectangle of 4" x 6" and ½ ‘’ thickness. Remove the...

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Xmas dried fruit cookies
Oct14

Xmas dried fruit cookies

  Ingredients •1/2 cup dried figs, coarsely chopped •1/2 cup raisins •1/2 cup cranberries •1/2 cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped •2 tablespoon honey •2 tablespoons lesson juice •¾ cup chopped pecans •¼ tsp salt •1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature •1/2 teaspoon ground cloves •1/2 – 2/3 cup superfine sugar •1/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly...

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