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Bhuna Ghosht

Mutton cravings were reaching a peak. Especially home cooked mutton. I was desperate for done but my kids don’t enjoy and have been procrastinating to cook for the two of us. Made full use of the Independence Day holiday and invited my family over for lunch with the joint purpose of celebrating Rakhi too Prepared …

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Orange & Cranberry Cake

I had an order today for boozy tea cakes. 4 diff flavours. Now I do use alcohol in some of my birthday cakes (if the client demands) but usually I soak them or mix in the ganache. Never tried to booze up a tea cake When the client asked for 4 diff flavours, the bewdi …

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Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes

Baking without eggs is not too easy. To get the right texture and flavour i had to go through many recipes to find the one that works best. when Anuja Sule from Simple baking shared this for her bake along group, I knew it had to be a winner. This cupcake is moist, light ad …

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Victoria Sponge cake

One of Britain’s most loved cakes is the Victoria sponge cake that supposedly has been named after Queen Victoria. Its a moist delicious and feather light sponge that is perfect to serve at tea time. Either slather it with cream and strawberries or lightly dust it with some icing sugar. Its absolute heaven when slightly …

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Oregano & Cheese Crackers

Looks like this week is all about savoury ┬ábakes. And am loving it. Spicy salty crunchy goodness. Such an easy recipe of oregano and cheese crackers. Make it thin and pair it with a creamy delicious dip or make it slightly thicker and enjoy it as a biscuit. I wish I had those little animal …

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Wine & Cheese Straws

Cakes are all that I seem to bake now a days. And since I started baking, my craving for sweets has completely reduced. Not that I hog on them but just the smell of vanilla and chocolate kind of makes me stay away from eating the desserts I bake. At a recent Baker’s meet, we …

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Spinach Soup

It’s a lazy lazy Sunday. The skies have opened up and it’s that kind of day where u want some comfort food without too much effort. A friend had dropped in for dinner and since I was making lasagna asked her to get some bread to go with it. But we never landed eating it …

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Cheese pull apart bread

It’s a lazy lazy Sunday. The skies have opened up and it’s that kind of day where u want some comfort food without too much effort. A friend had dropped in for dinner and since I was making lasagna asked her to get some bread to go with it. But we never landed eating it …

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Harry’s Brookies

My favourite cooking show is Masterchef Australia. I don’t really like the other country versions that are on air. They seem TRP focused, while the Australia one is warm, delicious and u connect with the judges as well as participants. The episode where Nigella and Matt wake up the participants for a midnight snack was …

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Crunchy Chicken bites

My mom and sis decided to come over for lunch after ages. And being the chef in the family, I couldn’t get over with dal rice or Maggi. Blame it on this crazy weather that’s sucking the energy out of me. First I made elaborate plans to go and buy some fish or prawns and …

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