My first attempt at Karachi Halwa resulted in something more akin to a kind of glassy al-dente turkish delight. Perhaps it was because I'd taken
Cranberries, with their sweet and tart personalities, are a bit like the extroverts at a party; at ease in savoury situations, and just as good for when things get syrupy.
Johannesburg's current heatwave is an absolute annihilator for bananas. I usually peel and freeze them for smoothies once they begin to over-ripen, but this time I thought I'd give these quick oat and banana cookies a bash.
I love doing set puds with agar agar. For a firm set, I use the ratio of one teaspoon of agar powder to one cup of liquid. I have a bottle of coconut-flavoured syrup that I'm trying to work through and that's how this Coconut Ghas came to be. If you want a more enhanced coconut flavour, substitute some of the regular milk with additional coconut milk.