Recipes, Sweets/Desserts

Homemade Baklava

Hello readers! Today, at besties, we bring you a middle eastern dessert called Baklava, which is made with buttered layer of filo sheets and nuts of your choice, I have used almonds, walnuts and pistachios…you can work around with any choice of nuts or a combination according to your taste and, I strongly recommend pistachios… Read More Homemade Baklava

Health Section, Quick Recipes, Recipes, Sweets/Desserts

Desiccated Coconut: Health benefits and featured recipe

What is Desiccated Coconut? In simple words, desiccated coconut is coconut flesh that has been grated and then dried to increase the shelf life and make the coconut easily available for use while retaining the flavor. It is used as a substitute to fresh grated coconut in curries, smoothies, cakes, bakes and other Indian sweet… Read More Desiccated Coconut: Health benefits and featured recipe

Recipes, Thai Food

Thai Pineapple Rice

Continuing our love for Thai food, next in the list of recipes is Pineapple Rice which again is inspired from my favourite chef Tarla Dalal. The dish, served commonly in a pineapple is a great mix of sweet and savoury with a hint of chillies. Without wasting much time, let’s get straight to the recipe.… Read More Thai Pineapple Rice