Snow Cones with Roof Afsa Syrup It has been a long, frightening winter…with lots of cold and dark days n nights. Its officially Spring, though sleet won’t stop. One thing I like about snowy, breezy evening is…not watching TV, just go gaze through the plain window for a natural show. Most of the time’ step [...]
Jigarthanda:(Regional Delicacy) Madurai Special Jigarthanda: Jigar – means Heart, Thanda – means cold. This regional special drink is considered soothing to heart. Many ingredients present in it are natural body coolants. In a tropical climate like India, it becomes as a perfect summer drink. And coming to the recipe, no body knows completely till today…as [...]
Water Melon Sorbet: Water Melon Sarbeth. Tarpoosani Sharbeth. When I was a kid, we had 2-3 water melon vines in our garden. Each vine produces just one, but big, big, very big melon! The stumpy vine always spread on the ground to support their extraoridinary large fruit. It was fun getting up early morning and [...]
Three Layered Sorbet: Layered Sorbet.(my way) Ingredients: Mangoes 3-4 ripe, pulpy & largeRaspberries 2 cups(fresh/frozen)Vanilla/butter pecan ice cream 1 cupSugar syrup freshly prepared 1-2 cup3 Glass bowls – 3 different sizes. Method: Remove pith and skin the mangoes, puree them. Mix with enough sugar syrup. Blend raspberries with sugar syrup and set aside aw well. [...]
Lime Sorbet: Ingredients: Lime 4Sugar 1/4 cupMint to garnish. Method: Make a sugar syrup. To this syrup squeeze in lime juice. Scrape the lime rind too in it. Freeze them for 2 hours. Blend them quickly just before serving. Garnish with mint leaves and lime slices.
Mango Sorbet:Ingredients: Mango pulp alone 1 cup Sugar syrup 1/4 cup Mint to garnish. Method: Make a sugar syrup. Set aside till it cools down to room temperature. Make a puree out of pulp. Now mix this puree with syrup. Freeze them for 2 hours. Blend them quickly just before serving. Garnish with mint leaves.
Water Melon Sorbet: Water Melon Sarbeth. Tarpoosani Sharbeth. Once upon a time….I lived with water melon, Chennai is so hot. There is only one season throughout the year. Moreover I would be rigourly dieting and exercise. The only fluid that satisfies me is water melon juice. Its a perfect thirst quencher. While in the hostel….morning [...]
Pine Apple Sorbet: Sorbet is something served between 5 or 7 course meals….to clean up the palate. Its nothing but frozen drink….but served in short glass! I chose pineapple for several reasons! The Bromelain, a digestive enzyme present in it…has shown to alleviate symptoms of mucos membrane inflamation! It makes bronchial secretions more fluid and [...]
Mint Nannari Sorbeth:Mint Nannari Sarbath. Pudhina Nannari. Ingedients:Nannari Sorbeth 1/4 cupSugar 2 spoons(optional….as the above sorbeth itself has enough sugar)Lemon jice 1/2 spoonMint leaves 10(optional to garnish)Crystal Clear Water 2-4 cups Method:Mix sugar, sorbeth, lemon juice and water. Set aside. Wash and clean mint leaves and finely chop them. Now mix this mint to the [...]
Nannari Sorbet:(Tamizhar Style)Nannari Sarbath/Sarbeth. Nannari-botanical name(Hemidesmus indicus)or Indian Sarsaparilla. Its an endemic species of India. Its an natural coolant. Widely used in Tamil Nadu and Kerela as a summer drink. In a tropical climate like India, its a boon to enjoy these delicacies. One of the aromatic refreshment I ever had Ingredients: (version 1)Nannari Seeds [...]