The golden favourite

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Orchards in the Oasis: Recipes, travel and memories

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2010

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Gujarat is awash with sweet shops, displaying beautiful arrangements of yellow and white sweetmeats, many made with reduced milk, flavoured with saffron and cardamom. As the finale to almost every meal we were offered the yogurt-based shrikhand, a Gujarati speciality that is more of a dessert. Scattered with pomegranate seeds and pistachios, Mrs Nanavati’s shrikhand was light and soothing, and not too sweet. I was determined to create my own version; by adding soft white ch