For Her

সন্দেশ. Ricotta Fudge


Now it’s your turn to let her sleep under your wings and warmth for she turned your dark, doomed days into an unthreatened, unchained kaleidoscopic rainbow.
Now it’s your turn to make her feel loved, cared, cured, appreciated for she gave you  wings and made you fly and lifted you all the way up to the sky.
Now it’s your turn,  with your soul uncovered, face unmasked to tell her, “Thank You”.

Some soft and snowy Ricotta Fudge to the kindest and most BEAUTIFUL person ever: my Mom and your Mom.



  1. Home made fresh and moist Ricotta cheese. Also known as Paneer/chhana – 1 cup
  2. Powdered sugar 1/3 cup
  3. Ghee (clarified butter) – 2 tbsp
  4. Cardamom powder – couple of pinch
  5. Chopped nuts (optional) – A handful


1. Knead cheese for 5 minutes to make it nice and loose. Add powdered sugar and cardamom powder. Knead for 2 more minutes to mix the flavors.
2. In a nonstick pan, over  low heat, cook the cheese and ghee for 5-10 minutes, stirring constantly.
3. Remove from heat, knead slightly for a minute when it cools down a bit. Make desired shapes using greasy molds while the mixture is slightly warm. Or simply make small balls and flatten them lightly.  Stick chopped nuts onto the sweets, if you wish. Serve as is or cold.


Ricotta Fudge. Shondesh. Bangladeshi sweets.



12 Comments on “For Her

  1. Thank you Nusrat. As I type, I am waiting for my Mum to undergo another radiotherapy treatment. She is not well and I can only encourage all to take your advice.
    Stay well and keep posting such beauty.

    • How is your Mum doing now? The radiotherapy went well? – How are you doing? – Thanks a billion for your kind words about my posts. Love.

  2. I cannot believe these pictures! OMG! Your choice of tableware is stunning…and the frames…phew! I am a crafter (used to be, at least, with this love for all things vintage and your China must be heirloom.) I just came across your blog (via Cook like a Bong) and this post jumped at me because I am currently caregiving for my once fiercely independent Mum who just entered her 6th month of stroke recovery–it was a massive one so she’s lost most faculties that would help her be independent or communicate her needs… but I am just thankful she decided to rejoin me after nearly a month in coma.

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