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Easy Mocha Truffles/ Cafe' au Lait Truffles

Easy Mocha Truffles Truffles are some of my absolute favorite decadent chocolate treats and these beauties combine two flavors, coffee, and chocolate! I am a life-long chocolate lover. So making chocolates or confectioneries at home is something I enjoy- almost therapeutic experience! Are you a chocolate lover? If you want to indulge yourself with some easy homemade chocolate treats, try these coffee-flavored delicious mocha truffles. These simple to make truffles are delicious and will surely satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. It surprisingly took no time at all to make these indulgent treats! Truffles are so easy to make and I have made them countless times over the years. It is such a versatile recipe and you can add different flavors to suit your taste buds. It is perfect at any time of the year, but they make impressive gifts during holidays or special occasions like Valentine's day. At home truffles always are a big hit, especially these coffee-flavored ones. These have

Sri Lankan Eggplant Pickle

Sri Lankan Eggplant Pickle Today's recipe is a delicious and easy to make eggplant pickle. Do you also like vegetable pickles? Condiments like pickles are a staple in my kitchen. I have a deep love for a vegetable pickle with the flavors of mustard and vinegar. Over the years we have been trying several kinds of vegetable pickles in my kitchen and also shared a few here in this blog. Pickle made with  raw dates , carrots, tomatoes,  beets ,  ginger ,  bitter gourd , etc is worth trying. Now, this pickle is very unique. It is made with eggplants and is irresistibly appetizing with the caramelized taste of fried eggplants and onions combined with flavors mustard and vinegar. This recipe is adapted from the Sri Lankan eggplant pickle, the classic dish  Wambatu moj u . Sri Lankan curries have a blend of fiery spices, flavor, and texture. The book  Sri Lankan Cooking: 64 Recipes from the Chefs and Kitchens of Sri Lanka by Douglas Bullis, Wendy Hutton  was my first introduct