Coconut Ladoo – Celebratory Indian Sweets Made with All Things Coconut

Coconut Ladoo – Celebratory Indian Sweets Made with All Things Coconut Coconut Ladoo – Dried Coconut, Coconut Palm Sugar, Coconut Milk, Coconut Oil and the Queen of Spices, Cardamom

Coconut Ladoo consistently make the list of India’s Top Ten Sweets. The first known coconut ladoo date back at least 3-4000 years. These early versions were packed for travelers and warriors as a symbol of good luck for their expeditions. Continue reading

Pear Pomegranate Crisp with Maple Pecan Topping

Pear Pomegranate Crisp with Maple Pecan Topping Pear Pomegranate Crisp – Even Better with Coconut Cream

Naturally sweet, juicy pears and tart-sweet pomegranate molasses combine lusciously with the pecan studded and cardamom spiced oat topping. Being mostly fruit, Pear Pomegranate Crisp works as well for dessert as it does for brunch and for celebrations. Celebrations such as Valentine’s day, Continue reading

Matcha Almond Shortbread Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Matcha Almond Shortbread Hearts for Valentine’s Day Matcha Almond Shortbread – Rich, Tender and Slightly Crumbly

It’s been about nine months. That’s how long, off and on, that I’ve worked on perfecting these dairy and gluten-free Matcha Almond Shortbread. With my Flavors of Japan cooking class in a few weeks the pressure was on. Continue reading