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”

 

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”

 

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”

 

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”