French macaron

My all time favorite….

This recipe of French macaron is the result of numerous trials n errors. It took me a very long time to get it to look like the real ones. I don’t know if it’s the same with others, but this was pretty tough for me. Every time, I would make it, it happened to spread and looked unappealing. So finally, here is the way I do it to get a perfect lot of French macaron. Wish I could call this a fool-proof recipe, but then if you are trying for the first time, there are numerous things that could go wrong. Continue reading “French macaron”

 

Tiramisu

Yummy yumm yumm….

Here’s an Italian sweet treat one can hardly resist. Spongy n cheesy with an oozy center, a divine indulgence loaded with coffee n cream. A delicacy which till recent times, confined to the kitchens of fancy restaurants, have slowly started finding its place in home kitchens. Continue reading “Tiramisu”

 

Eggless Pink velvet cupcake n butter cream frosting

Easy to make Pink velvet cupcake

Speaking frankly, I started out making the “Red velvet cupcakes”. The only thing I did differently was not using scary amounts of red food coloring that goes into this cake making it appear fabulously red n instead use a healthier alternative. I have used beetroot pulp to get the pink colour (sadly not red 🙁 ). So…that’s it, nothing more to complain here I guess. I ultimately landed up with this tasty “Eggless pink velvet cupcake”. Continue reading “Eggless Pink velvet cupcake n butter cream frosting”

 

Moist gluten free orange n almond cake

Yummy moist gluten free cake

I am a cake lover and love experimenting with different flavours and combinations. Although I have tasted various types of fruit cakes, they were never on my list of favorites, since it’s not considered advisable to bind together certain fruits and dairy in a single dish. This esp. holds valid for citrus fruits, as its acidity can cause adverse reactions when used in combination with milk or milk products like butter. Continue reading “Moist gluten free orange n almond cake”

 

Easy Choco chip muffins

Easy yummy Choco chip muffins

There will be instances when you check the snack boxes in your pantry and figure out there’s hardly anything to munch on. You would be surprised if I say it’s the same scenario in my kitchen, even after all the quick bites and sweet dishes that I so frequently make. It’s just that I make very little quantity of everything so that nothing gets wasted n is just sufficient for one round of home supply. I often have to dunk from those “y so little” eye rolls n stares… 😛 😛 Continue reading “Easy Choco chip muffins”

 

Eggless Black Forest pastry

A no-fail Eggless Black Forest pastry…

Eggless Black Forest pastry- It was I guess somewhere in the beginning of this decade, that the Black Forest cakes started appearing n within no time helming the Indian cake market. It took the whole cake world by such a storm that no occasion or event would go by without having the Black Forest cake/pastry as the centerpiece or an accompaniment. Continue reading “Eggless Black Forest pastry”

 

Easy Doodh peda

Yet another delish..treat

A simple yet delicious sweet bite, made with the simplest of ingredients, producing one of the finest delicacies – the Doodh Peda. Just 3 ingredients and a little bit of cooking is all that is involved here, yielding one of the most sought after sweet treats in the Indian market. Continue reading “Easy Doodh peda”

 

Eggless chocolate brownie

Yummy chocolate bites

Here is a recipe that I wanted to post from sometime, but kept postponing as I dint have good quality dark chocolate with me, the most essential ingredient for this recipe. It could also be substituted with dark chocolate compound, to get almost similar result, but nothing to beat the original for sure. Continue reading “Eggless chocolate brownie”

 

Pal payasam

Easy delicious payasam…

The last few days in my hometown and the final recipe coming out of my Mom’s kitchen this season – The Pal payasam. Payasam is an integral part of any festival/celebration in Kerala. Out of the numerous varieties, the most commonly made payasam in a malayalee household will have to be the Pal payasam. Continue reading “Pal payasam”