This is my kind of cake – no need for frosting, glazing or any other kind of adornment. The bright colors of the fruit says it all. Peach is a summer fruit – the colors are bright as the fall leaves and sunny as a summer day. And let me in you on a secretRead more
Happy Onam !!! So today is the first day of Onam – Onnam Onam or Utradam – the start day of 4 days of festivities. Clean up and get ready for the main festivities the next day – the Thiruvonam. No major sadya today, just a couple traditional dishes and of course the desertRead more
The summers are hot, global warming or not, and call for hours in the pool and frozen treats. Here is a frozen treat that you are going to love so much that you might end up making it in the dead of the winter as well – Strawberry Frozen Yogurt. With just 3 ingredients –Read more
Cheesy title isn’t it ? Well the cake is cheesy too, but in a good way ! This cream cheese pound cake is an old fashioned easy to make recipe, that is loved by all. No frosting , frills , no garnishes , just simple ingredients, and absolute deliciousness !!!
Kalathappam is a traditional sweet snack from the Malabar region. This traditional recipe seems ridiculously simple, and tastes delicious. It is also known as “Cooker Cake” as pressure cookers are the utensil of choice to bake this cake in. Rice and jaggery makes up the body of this cake with onions,Read more
What can be better than sweet spongy Rasgulla ? Sweet and spongy Orange Rasgula – of course !!! Komola Bhog is the orange flavored cousin of the popular Bengali sweet Rasgula. Well I was recently chastised for calling it a Bengali sweet. It is not just popular in Bengal, many neighboring regions lay claim toRead more
Swirls of bright or contrasting colors on white or yellow cake look dramatic. Chocolate marble Cake – simple to make, beautiful to gaze at and delicious by the mouthfuls. These is absolutely no need for any frosting, glaze or garnishes. This is a delicious cake that can be made from scratch easily – no needRead more
Rich and creamy custard baked in a flaky pastry shell, that is one way to describe Pasties de Nata. Does this description do it justice ? Of course not, this delectable pastry is rustic and dreamy at the same time. The pastry crust is flaky and melt in the mouth, the custard is richRead more