Dessert

Mother's Day Recipes, Sweet and Savory Mother's Day Recipes
Alcoholic, Beverage, Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert, Main Course, Non Vegetarian, Non-Alcoholic, Non-Vegetarian, Sides, Vegetarian, Vegetarian

Mother’s Day Recipes Round-Up

Rudyard Kipling had rightly quoted – “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers ” Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. My Ma has been my greatest teacher. She taught me how to be compassionate, how to love and most importantly, how to give without expecting anything in return. The older I get, […]

 
 
Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert

Instant Noodles Brownies

Someone who is passionate about food should never fear of experimenting with unusual flavors. Sometimes, it will be a hit and sometimes it will be a miss, but it will be a good experience nevertheless. I have been fascinated with Instant Noodles lately. I tried Chocolate Barks with Instant Noodles and Boy!! Those were so […]

 
 
Birthday Sprinkle Cake, Confetti Layer Cake, Semi Home made Birthday Cake
Dessert

Birthday Confetti Layer Cake

My younger son turned 5 last week and I wanted to make a cake for him that not only looks good but is also a hit with the kids – especially, 5-year-olds. It didn’t take me long to decide on a cake that’s covered with Confetti or Sprinkles. Nothing makes a kid squeal with joy looking […]

 
 
Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert

Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta with Bluberry Coulis

Let’s welcome the New Year with Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta with Blueberry Coulis. You can never go wrong with this recipe. The taste of luxuriously creamy Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta topped with softened blueberries is an absolute treat. Back home, they say that – start everything new with something sweet. Well, I’m kicking off the new […]

 
 
Dessert

Masala Chai Breakfast Cake

There is no concept of Chai Tea Latte in India. Seriously! Now that Starbucks is mushrooming up at every nook and corner of the country, you may see chai tea latte on their menu. But forget about Starbucks when you are visiting India. Try the Masala Chai instead.., served and sold by Chai Wallahs or […]

 
 
Olive oil cake, date Cake, Eggfree cake, Butter free cake, Healthy cake, Low fat cake
Dessert

Olive Oil Date and Walnut Cake

This Olive Oil Date and Walnut Cake is the second dessert that I made this month. Come on! Don’t judge me. This is SUGAR FREE. The dates were so sweet that, the Olive Oil Date cake didn’t need any more sugar.  I just felt like baking a lot this month. This is my first born’s […]

 
 
Dessert

The Naked Red Velvet Cake

  Before I get on a semi-serious tone on this post, I want to clear out a few things about my baking and photography experience with this Naked Red Velvet Cake. Baking this cake has always been a pain, but in the end, ITS SO WORTH IT. The first time when I baked it (Exactly […]

 
 
mille feuille
Dessert

Easy Cake Napoleon

Cake Napoleon or Mille-feuille is a French pastry traditionally, made up of layers of puff pastry alternating with layers of pastry cream. I tried Cake Napoleon in a local brunch place here called – Towercafe and I have been a fan of this desert since then. I used to think it must be one complicated cake to […]

 
 
Dessert, Indian Desserts, Odisha Recipes

Khira Gaintha|Kheer Puli |Milky Rice Dumplings

Let me introduce a very delicate and extremely elevating dessert that’s unique to Odisha and West Bengal. Its Khira Gaintha or Kheer Puli. Agreed, this is not a thandai infused holi dessert, but it’s also a festive dessert, which is made during festivals. This consists of balls of rice four dough soaked in reduced cardamom flavored milk. […]

 
 
Dessert

Orange Olive Oil Cake

Orange Olive Oil Cake. This is a light yet flavorful cake made with basic ingredients from your pantry – Fresh squeezed orange juice, orange zest, and olive oil. You can use any olive oil you want – Mild, Strong. And you can use any winter citrus you wish – from navel oranges to mandarins. Doesn’t […]

 
 
Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert

Dark Chocolate Brownies

For these ultra-rich, ultra-decadent fudgy brownies, I use a simple and a run-of-the-mill recipe. Dark Chocolate Brownies are the go-to dessert in my family whenever we need a chocolate fix or we need something to tame our fussy toddler with. Just last weekend, we tried something really really fun. We made Dark Chocolate Brownies Ice […]

 
 
Dessert

Cardamom Cream Cake

Cardamom Cream Cake  This Cardamom Cream Cake is a treat to your senses. Bursting with the flavors from cardamom, rosewater and pistachio.., this Cardamom Cream Cake can be the showstopper in your next gathering. This Cardamom Cream Cake is also a great cake to adorn your special events like an anniversary cake or a milestone […]

 
 
Cottage cheese, Chhena sweets, Bengali Sweets, Indian sweets
Dessert, Indian Desserts

Sandesh [shon-daesh], How to make Sandesh

Sandesh [“shon-daesh”] is a sweet treat that is unique to the eastern part of India particularly, West Bengal. Some recipes of Sandesh [“shon-daesh”] call for the use of chhena or paneer (which is made by curdling the milk and separating the whey from it) instead of milk itself. Some people in the region of Bangladesh call it pranahara (heart stealer) which is […]