Diwali Food

Diwali Cuisine

October 26, 2011 Hina Safdar 0

Diwali, the festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs (on 24-28 October this year – dates vary according to the Indian lunar calendar) … Read more

Burfi: Keeping the Tradition Alive

November 26, 2009 Alina Visram 0

It’s name derived from the Persian word ‘barf’ meaning snow, the original form of burfi resembled cubes of ice, due to its white colour, shape and crumbly texture.

In recent times, the burfi has evolved from a ‘simple to an extraordinary’ sweet. The transition changed it’s appearance, taste and colour. The use of essence for smell; addition of dry and fresh fruits for taste and topped with a silver edible leaf ‘varq’ for decoration on celebratory occasions.

The assorted varieties available include…..