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KulKuls  ~ Crunchy and Golden Brown

KulKuls ~ Crunchy and Golden Brown

Kulkuls forms an integral part of the sweets distributed to family and friends during Christmas. Some say that its a form of Filhoses Enrolodas, the Portugese Christmas sweet, although if any of you know more about the history of Kulkuls, do feel free to share. But for now, we have our Kulkul recipe, with a […]

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Kokad ~ Christmas Goes Coconuts!

Kokad ~ Christmas Goes Coconuts!

All Goan sweets require a lot of patience to get them right, getting them right the first time is always a task, the most important thing is to know when your sweet is ready to take off the fire the Kokad, Milk Cream, ,Doss, Coconut Ice all of them need to be removed when they […]

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Neureos for a Special Goan Christmas

Neureos for a Special Goan Christmas

For all the people who requested Neureos, you can consider this to be our Christmas gift to you. As promised right in time for Christmas, wish we could put this up earlier but as they say better late then never Before we indulge our selves, a quick fact, as usual, people who know your Goan […]

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Doce Bhaji

Doce Bhaji

Doce Bhaji or Doce Baji the lapsi from Goa, what every family should cook up for nursing mothers to nourish them and also put a smile on their face. Apart from that, Doce Baji makes a very delicious tea time sweet. Delicious enough for the entire family to forget who it was originally cooked for. […]

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Patoleo : the August 15th Goan Sweet

Patoleo : the August 15th Goan Sweet

Patolleo or Patoleo, pronounced at pathayo, is a Goan sweet prepared for the feast of the Assumption of Mary. The time when the first corn is offered for a good harvesting season. Lets learn how to make the Patoleo! Patolleo Ingredients: 1/4 kg Goa red rice, or boiled rice (big fat unpolished rice) 1/2 a […]

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Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice

Yet another Goan sweet, that also finds its way to the table for Christmas, Coconut Ice. The Chef says that it used to be called the Coconut Cordial though it seems this is a liquid drink now days, anyone can shed some light on this? Was the coconut the Goan coconut cordial? Like all Goan […]

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Channa Doss

Channa Doss

Channa Doss or Doce is a Goan sweet that requires very few ingredients but lot of patience and tremendous amount of stirring. Its fairly easy to make and the end result is one of the simplist sweets that still ends up getting consumed too soon. Prior to starting let we warn you that its a […]

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Bolinhas the Teatime Treat

Bolinhas the Teatime Treat

Bolinhas, another teatime delight that can double up as something special on your table’s Christmas Offerings. Easy to do, the procedure is not time consuming but would be better if you can leave part mixture overnight. The end result is a soft, tasty Bolinha that crumbles in your mouth and as always leaving you with […]

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Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday!

Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday!

My Mother decided to put up a Pancake recipe since Shrove Tuesday is around the corner. For those of you who do not know Shrove Tuesday marks the beginning of lent, a month of fasting for Christians. Shrove Tuesday is noted for the customs of eating Pancakes and hence is also known as Pancake Day. […]

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Godshe the Simple Goan Dessert

Godshe the Simple Goan Dessert

Godshe reminds me of my good old school days when I would come back home for tea wondering what mother would have read to gobble up, Godshe was one of those finest tea time surprises she had in store. Godshe is like paisum to a certain extent except it does not have the dry fruits […]

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