Ragi-Choco Cake

It was my workplace’s third anniversary on June 1st. And like most people around the world we are working from home and decided to celebrate over a Zoom video call. I wanted to bake a cake and cut with the team to celebrate this special day. Since we would end up eating the cake at…

Ladi Pav – Mumbai’s Favourite Bread

The quest for this bread started in my few years of living outside India. I have tasted some of the yummiest loaves and rolls abroad, but there were those times when I wanted the soft Ladi pavs that the andawalla would get home for pav bhajis, omlette pav and of course the vada pav! The…

Eid special Saffron-Infused Bread & Butter Pudding

Eid Mubarak to everyone who is celebrating this special day. My neighbour friend Maria and I became closer in the last two years with common stories surrounding our lives. Like most festivals Eid is all about the amazing feasts shared with loved ones. She sends over delicious Biryanis, Saalans and Sheer Kurma every year. This…

5 Super-Quick Summer Dessert Recipes for Kids

Want to put together a filling sweet treat for your little one but have no time or patience to bake a cake? I have five no-fuss dessert recipes to satisfy those unstoppable cravings. Satisfying your kid’s sweet tooth can be a challenge at times. Especially when you are famished after a long work-week or decluttering…

Puffed Rice Reindeers

Involve your kids while making these cuties. Adding marshmallows keeps the treats chewable, yet crunchy. You can replace puffed rice ( charmuri, murmura or pori) with Rice Krispie cereal for even more crunch. Once you prepare the base of this recipe you can create a lot of fun shapes and decorate it your way. Best…

Pineapple Fresh Cream Cake for New Year’s Eve

I had to put together a cake in an hour and a half  for a New Year’s Eve staff party. Luckily I had all the ingredients required. There are three things you basically need to make the best pineapple cake ever [ apart from love that is 🙂 ] 1) Sponge 2) Cream topping 3)…

Merry Berry Cobbler

A new friend we met via Leo (Yes dogs can be a reason to make new friends) from one of his  off-leash parks date was visiting me over the weekend for coffee. I wanted to bake something simple with three things in my mind. Bake under one hour Cool off just enough so that it…

Mini Bourbon Cookie Parfait

A bunch of us girls meet once in a month to catch-up on a much needed girlie time. We started this in November 2011 and have had loads of fun till now. This month it was my turn to host. Since it was Ekta’s birthday week, I wanted something dessertie but not a traditional cake….