January 6, 2020

History of Chocolate

Chocolate was a treasure back then, it was used as a currency. One could buy a rabbit for 30 nibs for cocoa beans. Chocolate was consumed as a drink, but mostly by the elite. The nibs from the cacao plant were ground into a paste and were consumed as a drink, unlike our chocolate bars today.    Chocolate’s 4,000-year history began in ancient Mesoamerica, present-day Mexico. It’s here that the first cacao plants were found.  The Olmecs were one of […]
March 2, 2016

Chocolate sheet cake recipe

Chocolate sheet cake will cheer you up! Its delicious, beautiful, super easy to bake and a stress buster for me. Light and fluffy yet rich and moist.   Exam time= tension, stress! I think we are constraining our kids to (study) learn, whereas learning can be a fun process. Human minds are designed to learn, we are curious, we hunt for knowledge. But we have a very strange education system. Over the years with admissions and seats in the colleges; […]
February 14, 2016

Valentines Day – Wine Infused Chocolate for Two

Valentines Day – Wine Infused Chocolate for Two Chocolate and diamonds are the best way to show love; Who all agree? Please leave a comment below. I know; we can’t be gifting diamonds every Valentine, anniversary, birthdays etc. etc. So let’s stick to some velvety smooth chocolate bars this Valentine. If you are with me on this thought, read below – How you can make your Valentine Special without murdering your wallets? Valentines Day – Wine Infused Chocolate for Two […]
January 8, 2016

Super Moist Bundt Cake

Bundt Cake is one of those cakes I love baking and indulging. There is no frosting, no decor – just a simple and delicious cake, yet so beautiful. My Super Moist Bundt Cake is intensely flavorful; its like one of those heavenly foods. Clean and pure, simple and beautiful, a best marriage between vanilla and chocolate on the plate. A TRUE BAKE, WITH TRUE FLAVORS. I think I am in love with this cake. Bundt is an American name for […]
December 30, 2015


Brownies are my strong point and my weak point. Strong point because I never fail in making every batch the best batch. Weak point because I can’t resist over indulging in this sweet, dark, deep, chocolaty, fudgy, rich, sinful beauties. ( Too many adjectives ). Rum and Raisin Brownie is the recipe today : I am baking these for friends and we are gonna have a blast on new years eve. Happy to be with dear friends and good food […]
November 18, 2015

Egg less Lava Cake

Egg Less Lava Cake In the Microwave Super moist gooey goodness is very inviting, isn’t it ? I would have loved some vanilla ice-cream along. The warm creamy chocolate flows from the center;  And when there is Chocolate Lava cake involved – I don’t believe in sharing. I know for sure even you won’t ! Lava cakes are one of those recipes which are effortless and will not require much of your time – Also, it’s a kind of quick […]
September 26, 2015

Homemade Twix bars

  Homemade Twix bars – get ready to enjoy the chocolate, texture and, flavors in your home kitchen. Twix  has chocolate and caramel combo – That’s a classic ; too good when together. Like Tanu weds Manu , I have a chocolate weds caramel recipe today. Hey! by the way have you seen that movie? But why I am talking movies here? its a recipe blog, lets get back to flavors and food. But you will definitely enjoy eating this […]
September 4, 2015

Magical Cream Cheese brownies

We all love BROWNIES, I have a weakness for these chocolaty gooey goodness squares and the cream cheese swirls make these more appealing. I am calling these brownies my magical cream cheese brownies because my daughter named these yummies -Magical while reading her story book. There is something special in this recipe, seems to be a spell; cast on every single person who takes a bite. Seriously……….. must try making for the ones you love.  Magical Cream Cheese brownies with […]
July 11, 2015

Eggless Whoopie pie

  Whoopie pie are small round mound shaped cake cookies; sandwiched together with cream filling. I think they are very cute and delicious. And the small servings are just right, for any occasion . Serve these Chocolaty Eggless Whoopie pies, when you have friends with kids, at your home. Or take these whoopie pies along for a long journey treat. Eggless Whoopie pies will definitely be a fuss free impressive dessert.   Earlier I had posted a recipe of Red velvet […]