Christmas Pop Tarts

Remember when we were young, living in India, watching English TV shows, watching kids put fancy rectangle shaped sweet tarts frosted with icing & sprinkles and think where can I get this? I used to fantasize about Pop Tarts and Twizzlers (yeah fat kid problem), when I used to spot their ads in Archie's Comics. … Continue reading Christmas Pop Tarts

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Tempering Chocolate – The Easy Way

Chocolate is one of the best things in the world. I don't know anyone who hates chocolate or simply dislikes it. People love different types of chocolate or chocolate in different forms. Chocolate gives us happiness, gives us satisfaction, gives us a happy high. I can keep raving about chocolate but what I really want … Continue reading Tempering Chocolate – The Easy Way

Peaches & Plums Tart

I love fruits. I can literally stuff my face with fruits all day. I like to call them desserts from heaven. Taking these small tokens of deliciousness and using them to make different types of desserts is so satisfying. I love to work with seasonal fruits. Monsoon brings the arrival of Peaches, Plums, Cherries and … Continue reading Peaches & Plums Tart

Lemon & Rosemary Loaf Cake

Valentine's Day is upon us. This year I will be showcasing the desserts I love. I will either be posting tried and tested recipes, which I have baked time again and have never disappointed me or I will be giving a special twist to my favorite desserts.  People declare their love for their special someone. … Continue reading Lemon & Rosemary Loaf Cake

Gingerbread Doughnuts

Recently I was one of the few chefs who was talked about it in the article by Mid-day regarding baking Christmas goodies. They wanted something revolving around Gingerbread and hence I told them about Gingerbread Doughnuts. While we were talking about Gingerbread, a very good question was asked and that was - What makes the … Continue reading Gingerbread Doughnuts

Christmas Star Cinnamon Bread

As I have mentioned in the previous post - I am in the holiday mood and I absolutely love baking during this time. So mixing my current obsession bread and my long lasting obsession of baking Christmas-y goodies, I have made Christmas Star Cinnamon Bread - which is a cross between cinnamon roll and bread. … Continue reading Christmas Star Cinnamon Bread

Espresso Cupcakes

Coffee and desserts have a long loving relationship. Who doesn't love coffee in their desserts. Rather who doesn't love coffee! I love coffee. And I love it more in my desserts. It gives the dish a perfect bitter note, with a hint of its wonderful aroma. We all have added coffee to our chocolate cake … Continue reading Espresso Cupcakes

Humble Apple Pie Recipe

The rains have arrived. So hence our frying pans are out and the fragrance of fresh bhajyas is wafting through our houses. We all have eaten all the yummy fritters that go with our hot masala chai. How about we do something different and go with a warm goey delicious slice of an Apple Pie. … Continue reading Humble Apple Pie Recipe

Singapore in 48 Hours – Day 1

So when my brother decided to attend the CanJam meet at Singapore for two days. I decided to tag along with him and explore the city. As I kept hearing about the awesome food scene at Singapore. I couldn't resist myself. So I booked my ticket and off I was flying to Singapore. I am … Continue reading Singapore in 48 Hours – Day 1

Basic Fillings, Frostings & Icings – Chocolate Buttercream

So I hope you guys liked the Vanilla Buttercream recipe. Now it is time for Chocolate Buttercream. Chocolate Buttercream needs to have the perfect balance of sugar and cocoa. I like the chocolate buttercream to have that perfect chocolate bang when you eat it. Not too bitter but no too sweet either. This recipe here … Continue reading Basic Fillings, Frostings & Icings – Chocolate Buttercream