Category: International Desserts

Mango Indulgence

I like mangoes. If I am in the mood then I love them too. Strangely I don’t like mango in any other form except as a fruit. I hate mango icecream or lassi or kulfi or barfi or etc etc. My cousin visiting from Canada decided to come to India in the peak of the …

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Fudgy Eggless Brownies

My egg based brownies turn out super awesome. Gooey and Fudgy with an amazing crust. But when it comes to eggless have not met success until now. This recipe by baking Guru Anuja Sule from Simple Baking uses flax seeds as a replacement for eggs. Its soft and fudgy and left my daughter confused as …

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Eton Mess

Eton mess is a traditional English dessert consisting of a mixture of strawberries or bananas, pieces of meringue, and cream, which is traditionally served at Eton College’s annual cricket game against the pupils of Harrow School. Look at this beauty. A perfect share for a bunch of mad friends or even on a romantic date …

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Meringues

Sometimes, before we venture into the Unknown, we worry about it. Think Oh this is impossible or is it worth the effort. And most times we procrastinate or avoid trying something new for fear of failure. Meringues was something I wanted to try since quite a while but always hesitated as was worried that they …

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Coconut and Almond Macaroon

Super sinful right? I died and went to heaven. Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and with a drizzle of melted chocolate to this coconut and almond macaroon is the perfect lift me up. Its a recipe I had saved over 9 months ago, that I kept thinking back to but never really …

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Butter Cookies

I like making something elaborate, something that requires planning and a meticulous prep. The pleasure that the final product gives me is utter bliss. And then sometimes I like to keep it simple. What can I say I am a bundle of contradictions. This recipe is from Pooja Dhingra’s Big book of treats. I like …

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After Eight Layered Cuppies

Another combination I love is mint and chocolate. Adore after eight chocolates and have been wanting to try that combination Here are chocolate cupcakes with peppermint flavour and whipped cream in the layers. Layered cupcakes are a great option to mini cakes. Ingredients 4 eggs 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 …

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Strawberry Margarita Truffles

6 months ago a group of strangers from Chef at Large met up for lunch. The meet that started at 12 pm went on till 11:30 pm. We realised we had loads in common esp daaru and madness and thus the Vella Gang was formed. We laugh, we cry, we share, we drink and we …

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Walnut & Strawberry Chocolate Fudge

My daughters school has a Diwali party today and she wanted to me to make something to share with her friends. It slipped my mind till late last night and then I panicked. God, am late. She is gonna be mad if I don’t make something. The easiest recipe came to mind. So made a …

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Eggless Lemon Almond cupcakes

Are u fed up of chocolate cakes. I know I am. Though not for long. Chocolate is one of my true loves 😍 But once in a while, you need a change. Something lemony, tangy, delicious. These eggless lemon almond cupcakes with a lemony whipped cream hits the right spot. Ingredients   All purpose flour – …

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