March 9, 2020

Recipes for Festivals

Festivals generate soulfulness in our existence. They give us obvious reasons to be in the company of the ones we love the most. We eagerly anticipate the joyous times, when we get time to chill, sit in that balcony, hang around on that staircase, play those card games with those cousins/friends. The group gets bigger and better ever festive season and those senseless, extreme, leg-puling jokes which have been circulating over the years and never seem to fade off their […]
March 4, 2020

Authentic Thandai Masala Recipe

Thandai is a milk-based, well-balanced, refreshing summer beverage that is believed to treat ailments related to excessive body heat. It is also a summer drink as it is an instant energizer in the scorching summer heat. This drink is very flavourful and healthy. In fact, most of its ingredients are nutritious. It has a base of nuts and seeds that act as a nerve tonic. The herbs, spices and flowers used are all reportedly cooling and hydrating.   The most important […]
March 3, 2020

Thandai Mawa Muffins

Mumbaikars have nostalgia for Irani bakery mawa cakes. Centuries-old venerable relation with mawa cakes has sustained and will never retire. The soft, buttery, cardamom-infused teacakes in silver foil trays, sometimes wrapped in wax papers are heartwarming. A staple in Irani cafes and bakeries has created an eternal harmony with our taste buds.  Mawa cake has a strong presence of Indian flavours. Cardamom being one of the prominent biffs in a mawa cake, it opens more room to play around using […]
February 20, 2020

Eggless Cream Cheese Cake

The thoughts are in a quarrel in my mind, concerning the name of this recipe. Eggless cream cheese pound cake, won’t be an appropriate name, because traditionally a pound cake had a pound of each of four ingredients — flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. Pound cake, originated in Europe in the first half of the 18th century, initially weighed four pounds. We have preserved the original, simple-to-remember-ratio of this recipe and yet we have driven it to a contemporary time bringing-in a […]
February 17, 2020

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

This cake recipe is evergreen and has always been very rewarding for me. I have baked this cream cheese pound cake many times before and have received various heartwarming compliments. For the last month’s Bakers Club India potluck, I had made the same cake.    The cake is beautiful to look at and turns out to be incredibly delicious. This is one of my favourite recipes. Very easy, and quick to make, with an amazing outcome. As the cake comes […]
February 14, 2020

Coffee Mousse with Almond Soil

This is my version of a quick coffee mousse. Where no eggs or gelatine are required. Call it, cheats mousse which turns out pretty good when you are time-constrained. A fast track coffee mousse which is made using an abundance of chocolate with coffee and whipped cream. It is praiseworthy by all means because it is so speedy, hustle free desserts and can look enticing, as well as deliciously sophisticated.  You will need very little ingredients, together they will make […]
February 10, 2020

Flourless Chocolate Cake

The time when you are going through that span of fairy-tale romance, Valentines Day seems much supreme. The special gesture nurtures a relationship. We all love to get pampered from our loved ones. Some of us go beyond limits to express love and some of us gratify with a mighty flower.  I bake a cake for my valentine every year. Though, It is no more a fairy tale romance for us, but we still manage something on the day. He like […]
January 30, 2020

Caramel Popcorn at Home

A big bowl of popcorn is of greatest joy with a movie. It’s like, euphoria when we dig the hand into a tub of popcorn while watching a movie in the theatre. The crunchy-munchy bites and the seducing aroma that tickles the nose and tastebuds, make popcorn a beloved treat for all. Movie and popcorn are married now, but you know, when movie theatres came into existence, they did not allow popcorns inside the theatres. The halls were considered of […]
January 21, 2020

Strawberry Yogurt Mousse

This recipe of strawberry yoghurt mousse has been circulated among my friends many times over the phone conversations. The popping question that I get to hear the most is, “Give me an easy recipe idea, as I have a get-together at home”. This recipes of mousse have won the poll in-numerous times, it’s been chosen and successfully performed by many friends, who are no experts in the kitchen zone.  This mousse requires the least amount of work, is uncomplicated, unchallenging, trouble-free […]