Bhapa doi – Quintessential Bengali dessert

A yumm…dessert for Diwali….

A treat that truly reflects the world of Bengali sweet decadence. Something between a milk cake and pudding, the Bhapa doi is a creamy rich indulgent dessert. One of the finest delicacy from the sweet land of Bengal. Continue reading “Bhapa doi – Quintessential Bengali dessert”

Semiya payasam

Easy Yummy porridge..

Last few weeks were pretty hectic with festivals, celebration, family get togethers n I hardly got any blog time. N when things got back to routine, I was left thinking wat do I post this week. Opened my recipe diary, n these lies my favorite payasam recipe ” Semiya payasam “- easy on the tummy n very pleasing on the palate.. 🙂 Continue reading “Semiya payasam”

Easy butter fingers

Easy crunchy butter cookies..

Cookies are something that I experiment with the most, as it’s the one thing I have got to have in my pantry jars. Though I have not posted many cookie recipes till date, I do have the recipes for many, scribbled down in my cooking diary. Will be sharing all of those shortly. 🙂 Continue reading “Easy butter fingers”

Chocolate banana slab

Chocolate & banana..that’s a surprisingly gud combo.. 😉

A take on the banana bread, this Chocolate banana slab could be a good choice for a picnic parcel or a mid morning/evening snack. Although initially the combo of Banana and Chocolate seemed little weird to me, they tasted pretty good in the final product. Continue reading “Chocolate banana slab”

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”