Earl Grey Tea Lavender Bundt Cake

That cake. If I could have hugged it, I would have. I have been waiting for this Nordic ware Bundt pan for the longest time ever. My parents picked up my first nordic ware bundt pan for me and I had to flip a coin (because they could bring back only one) and unfortunately this Read More

Pumpkin and Chocolate Orange Buns

Happy Halloween. Well it’s technically not a festival that’s celebrated in India, but as the Internet has gone ballistic about Halloween and pumpkins and witches and wizards and cats and trick or treating and spiders, I had to do something. So I made cookies in the shape of a haunted houses and cats in a Read More

Butter Cookies and Royal Icing Frosting

The most basic things are the most comforting. And I don’t think there’s anything better than a butter cookie. A buttery ,yummy cookie that melts into your mouth. Ever since I started baking my own cookies ,I cannot eat cookies that come out of a plastic baggie. I can eat french fries and chips and Read More

Semolina Cup Cakes with White Chocolate Rabri Glaze

Fusion Desserts. Nope these are not confusion on a plate. Perfectly married Flavors that are classic Indian and scream festivals. And when you top it with rabri and a chocolate ganache glaze…it becomes a cracker of a dessert. At least that’s what everyone who had it said. The mini Bundts are essentially little portion controlled Read More

Sponge Cake Basic Genoise Cake

Basics. The first cake you need to master before you become a pastry chef is a genoise.  A simple 5 ingredient sponge cake that is used as a base for many desserts. If you can bake this cake ,you’re da bomb!!! You can use this basic recipe and create as many cakes as you possibly Read More

Chia Seed Crackers with Zero Added Fat

I had to add that to the title. That is the most amazing thing I could have ever made. Zero added fat.  Can you even imagine all seeds, flavorings ,seasonings etc but no fat. I can scream this out from over the rooftop. Actually the boys say that I’m perpetually screaming from rooftops, even though Read More

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Soup is comfort food. It’s warm and homely and slightly more glamorous than the Desi khichadi. So you do need to spice it up to make it gourmet and get it ready for the red carpet…  You need a pretty table setting ,even if you’re alone .  And you need something hearty and healthy to Read More

Beetroot Hummus Vegan

Beetroot has the prettiest colours around Those Jewel tones almost make you want to slice the beet root and dye some fabric with it and then just wear that fabric and revel in that gorgeous beet red colour. It is also extremely rich in nutrients and just consuming one will be enough for approximately half Read More

Challah bread with Potatoes Eggless

Hello dear friend. I know that I’ve been missing, but it’s not that I’ve not been baking… Bread is a daily necessity and once you have a Loaf or a Sourdough boule, you’re sorted for a couple of days. So we swing between the wild yeast and the commercial tame yeast breads. Challah bread is Read More

Savoury Granola , Crunchy and Healthy

Granola is supposed to be sweet,right? Wrong! Somedays you need a salty and Savoury, spicy topping for your yogurt.  I love sweet and I adore chocolate. But mostly , I need to skip desserts for breakfast. My blood is crying out for salt and something Savory in the morning. And of course I do need Read More