March 14, 2019 Sev

Seven Ways to Celebrate

“Nav” (meaning new) + “roze”(meaning day)  = “New Day” 2019 Shahenshahi New Year Navroze / Nowruz / Nooruz is on March 21, 2019. Commemorated in a grand and elaborate fashion, preparations for  Navroze begin well in advance. Houses are cleaned to remove all the cobwebs and painted new. They are then adorned with different auspicious […]

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February 11, 2019 Happy Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Covered Jimmy Strawberries

  Here is the simplest recipe for Chocolate Covered Jimmy Strawberries, they are so much fun and low cost/budget to make at home. Ingredients 21 Large Strawberries 2 Cups approx, Dark Chocolate pieces (or leftover chocolate) 3 tbsp Butter 1 Cup Chocolate Jimmies Method Wash and dry strawberries with towel. Melt chocolate pieces in microwave on 50% […]

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November 7, 2018 Cillie’s Bakery for Cakes and other Parsi Delicacies

Cillie’s Bakery for Cakes and other Parsi Delicacies

WELCOME TO CILLIE’S CAKES & SNACKS Located in Stafford – just southwest of downtown Houston – we cater to guests and customers all over the Greater Houston area including Sugar land, Katy, Clear Lake. We have been in business for over 15 years and recently moved our operations to Stafford because we needed to expand […]

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February 16, 2018 FOOD MEETS ART WITH DINARA KASKO’S FANTASTIC CONFECTIONS

FOOD MEETS ART WITH DINARA KASKO’S FANTASTIC CONFECTIONS

The Ukrainian pastry chef’s confections are abound with structural elements and geometric formations. On her baking process “First, I come up with some ideas and then I think about how I can realistically realise them – so, I imagine what my finished product will look like. After that, I create a 3D model on my computer, […]

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April 21, 2016 A sophisticated Parsi answer to the Russian Pavlova

A sophisticated Parsi answer to the Russian Pavlova

COCONUT, DATE AND WHITE CHOCOLATE MERINGUE Ingredients Egg whites: 6 Icing sugar: 250 gm Ground almonds: 70gm Chopped dates: 75 gm White chocolate chips: 70 gm Desiccated coconut: 70 gm Method Preheat oven to 190C. Beat the eggs whites for 1-2 minutes, gradually adding the sugar a little at a time. Fold in the rest […]

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March 8, 2016 Chocolate or Coffee Almond Lassi

Chocolate or Coffee Almond Lassi

Diabetics can substitute chocolate with coffee – less sugar. Total Time: 2 mins melting chocolate + 3 mins grinding Serves: 3 people Ingredients: -►200 gms chilled thick yogurt ( you could also use hung curd if you wish) -►2 tbsp water -►100 gms dark chocolate chunks (substitute chocolate with coffee – less sugar) -►4 tbsp […]

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