This beautiful layered parfait is basically an ambrosia copycat. I had no idea what ambrosia was until a few years ago when I encountered the strange concoction at a BBQ. I spotted a large glass bowl billowing with white fluffy fluff stuff, dotted with orange and yellow bits- What the heck is that I asked? “Oh that’s ambrosia- just try it,” was the reply. Which I did, as I’m usually up for trying just about anything! I was love at first bite- sweet, light, and airy, with bits of orange, pineapple, coconut and occasional marshmallow that was soft and melty. So of course I got the recipe- it was made with whip topping (I’m a big fan!), sour cream (weird, right?), canned pineapple and orange chunks, shredded sweetened coconut and marshmallow. It was so amazing but also basically a WHOLE LOTTA SUGAR!
Ada Pradhaman is a traditional pudding from the state of Kerala, India. The key ingredients for this dessert are rice, coconut milk and jaggery. It is mainly prepared for special occasions and festivals like Onam or Vishu. So, I decided to make Ada pradhaman for Vishu today. Vishu is celebrated as new year day in... Read More »
Manjal Milagu Paal or haldi ka doodh or better known as Turmeric pepper milk is a comforting drink. It is something my mom used to give me whenever I had severe cold or will hurt myself playing or simply to boost immunity. I recently lost my mother and that’s the reason I have been away... Read More »