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”

 

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”

 

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”

 

Instant Mango Icecream

Instant fruity Icecream

I’m in my hometown, n was welcomed by the beautiful sight of mangrove lined houses with ripe mangoes towering over. Although the Mango season is almost done with, and the rains have slowly started seeping in, was lucky enough to reach before the season bids adieu. Continue reading “Instant Mango Icecream”

 

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”

 

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”

 

Strawberry icecream

A creamy strawberry surprise

An Icecream for the strawberry lovers and definitely for all those berry haters. I belong to the latter category and detest plain strawberries. The tartness that the berries offer is way beyond what my taste buds can handle. Having said that, I need to mention my strong liking for any strawberry based dessert, for the simple reason that, the same tartness in the strawberry that I dislike, balances out the sweetness, and provides the right amount of freshness to a dessert, upping them a level above any non-acidic fruity dessert. Continue reading “Strawberry icecream”