Shrewsbury Biscuits

They say you haven’t had a real biscuit until you have had famous Shrewsbury Biscuits from Kayani bakery from Pune. It was raining outside today even though it’s mid October now (very unusual for Pune this year). I decided to recreate these buttery beauties so that I can reliah it with a hot cup of…

Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel is easy to make than we can think! It has a flaky crust with apple, cinnamon filling. It originated in Austria. Traditional Apple Strudel is made with a simple dough that bakes into a flaky crust having filling of apples, rum soaked raisins and chopped almonds. I made this strudel using pastry sheet,…

Banana Loaf

It is raining outside and you are having a hot cup of strong tea. How about accompanying it with a slice of soft, super-moist and flavorful banana loaf? I always love banana loaf. We used to buy slices of this banana loaf from a local 24×7 stores when we were staying overseas. I still remember…

Plum Coffee Cake with Pecan Cinnamon Streusel

Coffee cake is a light cake which is usually relished while enjoying the cup of hot and strong coffee. Streusel is a crumbly topping of flour, butter and sugar. One can also add any nuts like walnuts, almonds, pecans etc. Streusel provides a nice crunch while devouring the light, fluffy cake. I have used pecan…

Chicken Ularthiyathu

Ularthiyathu in Kerala means dry roasted. Traditionally, this dish is prepared with beef. It is a spicy dish and flavored with garam masala. Usually prepared in coconut oil and also having pieces of dry coconut in it.

Classic French Chocolate Eclairs & Profiteroles

Eclair or Profiterole is a classic French choux pastry shell with moist & sweet pastry cream (creme patisserie) / custard with a garnish of chocolate glaze / ganache.  Profiteroles are round balls whereas Eclairs are oblong in shape.

Instant Dhokala

Dhokala is a vegetarian snack originating from Gujarat. It is traditionally made with fermented batter using besan. This recipe avoids waiting for batter to be fermented by making use of fruit salt and making it in micro wave. So enjoy this quick and easy dhokala, garnish it with mustar, jeera and turmeric tempering as well…

Chocolate Modak

These are the days of Ganpati festival and how can’t I make His favorite Modak..this time I made these modak with chocolate though. Very shiny, moderately sweet and mildly flavored with saffron and cardamom, these beauties taste divine.

No Churn Strawberry Ice-cream

Can you think if an making an ice cream which does not need ice cream machine / churner? If not then here you go…This recipe prepares such a delicious, light, smooth and creamy ice cream with just two ingredients and flavorings of your choice. Just go for it….