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Persian Love Cake – Lucy’s Luscious Lovelies recipe collection – copyright LLLLucy’s Luscious Lovely - Persian love Cake
A beautiful flavoured spiced cake, the Love Cake has 3 must have ingredients– Rose, Cardamom, Saffron. This version contains pistachios
Legend has it that a lovelorn woman baked this cake using magical ingredients to win the heart of a Persian prince. Kinderpunsch – Lucy’s Luscious Lovelies recipe collection – copyright LLL 2019Kinderpunsch is an alcohol-free hot punch, served mainly in Christmas markets in Germany. This version is a spicier delicious take of the tradional German favourite served in Brisbane in summer as an icy cold pick me up topped with slices of lemon. Add a light Rose wine for that added pleasure of mulled wine. Fig and Mascarpone Cake – Lucy’s Luscious Lovelies Recipe collection – copyright LLLA decadent, beautifully flavoured fig & mascarpone cake that is light, fluffy but dense. The sweetness from the mascarpone cheese and honey and the bitter salty tastes of the plain yoghurt and salt juxtaposes in this moist cake.So much flavour without being dry or dressed in frosting or glaze. Persian Date Candies – Lucy’s luscious Lovelies CollectionPersian cuisine is renowned in the Middle East, many dishes trace their roots to Persia with a beautiful blend of spices, herbs, fruits , nutes, seeds and distilled waters of herbs and flowers. This recipe brings together ingredients reminiscent of the region - dates, walnuts, sesame & niger seeds and rose water. Simple to prepare and easy to eat these candies sit well with fresh mint tea or rich turkish coffee.Mazapán Toledo Snails- Lucy’s Luscious Lovelies Recipe collectionSnails of Mazapán de Toledo (Marzipan of Toledo) are claimed to be invented by the nuns of Toledo of the Convent of San Clemente following the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212 which was an effort to take back territory occupied by the Moors. The nuns then sold the little mazapán shapes, including the snail, to the St James walk pilgrims. The recipe has been amended to remove cane sugar and add the surprise of rose water.Mulled Drinking Chocolate – Lucy’s Luscious Lovelies CollectionMulled Chocolate drink - a spiced vegan hot chocolate, a rich and wintery treat. Did you know that the home of chocolate, Belgian, set a law in 1884 states that a minimum level of 35% cocoa must be used in the production of all chocolate. This rich luxurious drinking chocolate will transport you to the hot chocolate cafes of winter time Bruges. Serve this mulled version with Belgium waffles to be really indulgent and immerse yourself into culinary heaven. Add wine, Grand Marnier or Cointreau for a truly decadent version.Muhalabai – Lucy’s Luscious Loveliesrecipe collection – copyright LLLMuhalabai - Lucy's Luscious Lovelies - a vegan version of a favourite sweet during Ramadan, or for a quick breakfast starter, a delicious Arabic milk pudding flavoured with cardamom, rosewater or orange blossom water gives it a unique taste. Annette regularly spoilt herself with the Singaporean version from the popular people's restaurant Zam Nam on North Bridge Rd. Established in 1908, Singapore. Zam Zam is one of the most popular Indian-Muslim restaurants in Singapore. - other names Mahalabai, Muhalebbi.
Malay Pandan version - add pandan leaf for that extra exotic flavour