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Confectionery Recipes

In Western Europe and North America, confectionery largely refers to sweets and chocolate bars, but the range of confectionery found around the world is vast, from Indian sweetmeats (such as burfi, halva and jalebi) to Middle Eastern Turkish delight and baklava and Chinese candied fruits. Many confectionery items are related to festivals and celebrations in different cultures.


Barfi, sometimes called burfi or burfee or borfee ( Hindi: बर्फ़ी, Urdu: برفی, Bengali: বরফি ), is a sweet confectionery from the Indian subcontinent. Plain…

Candied Pomelo Rind

Candied Pomelo Rind

Candied pomelo rind – a unique and easy citrus candy. This is a simple, fool proof recipe for sweet and tangy candied pomelo peel (it…

Cherry Marshmellows

Cherry Marshmallows

Fresh sweet cherry puree adds beautiful colour and flavour to these marshmallows that are a welcome addition to a mug of hot chocolate.

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Jello Shot Bites

These are a little bit of effort to make but look so wonderful on the serving plate. Don’t expect them to last very long as…


Nariyal Vadi – Coconut Burfi

Nariyal Vadi or Coconut burfi is a succulent, chewy, mouth-watering Indian sweet delicacy made with fresh coconut cooked in milk and khoya combined together, garnished…

Peanut Butter Truffles

Sure, you have to wait for them to firm up in the fridge, but these decadent Peanut Butter Truffles are surprisingly quick to make and…