Mascarpone Icecream n cashew praline

Easy cheesy ice-creamy delight…yumm..

It’s holiday season, and time to head hooooooome…..yay….:D:D. Still a week to go n m on a cleaning spree, for I might find certain half used/unused goodies tucked in some corner, that could go stale by the time I get back. N guess what I did find finally…a pack of frozen unused Mascarpone cheese that I had bought when the summer kicked in. My original plan was to make a Mango cheese cake, for which I had stacked the cream cheese, but the idea somehow slipped my mind. Continue reading “Mascarpone Icecream n cashew praline”

 

Moong dal halwa

It’s halwa time !!

Whenever I think of making a dessert, my mind just shuffles btwn cakes, puddings, cookies, pies….n that’s its. Coming to think of it, these are just a very few out the uncountable varieties of sweet dishes out there. N as you can see, none of these belong to the category of authentic Indian desserts. Continue reading “Moong dal halwa”

 

Marble tea cake

Soft spongy Tea cake

Takes me back to my first cake-memories; this being one of the first “cake with a difference” I ever tasted. Offered by my friend’s mom at his place, I was amazed by the combination of white and black in a single slice. Took a bite to check if the pattern continued, n of course it did. 😛 😛 At a time when vanilla was the only readily available variety of cake, this one was a complete surprise to me. Continue reading “Marble tea cake”

 

Oatmeal flax seed cookies

Crunchy Oatmeal nibbles

Here is a cookie I love to fill the jars in my pantry with – Crunchy Oatmeal flax seed cookies. Biting into one of these, you never realize there is a part of oats that has gone into it. Also the toasted flax seeds impart a beautiful earthy aroma and flavour to the cookie. Continue reading “Oatmeal flax seed cookies”

 

Minty ginger lemon shots

Feel the minty coolness in every sip

It’s that time of the year when the heat waves are spreading its wings wide and strong across the length and breadth of the country, lashing out at every possible nook and corner. Sun burn, heat stroke, skin boils…all these terms pop up this time around. I’m not just hinting at the physical effects that the summer is having on us, but also the toll it takes on our mental health. Continue reading “Minty ginger lemon shots”