Category: International Desserts

Brazilian Brigadeiros Bark – Rum chilli chocolate

So where would you like to go today. On a virtual culinary tour of an exotic land? How about sunny sensual Brazil. My favourite blogger couple the Mukherjees, www.gigglingspoons.com set the theme of the month for Chefs Across Boundaries (a group of like minded foodies and bloggers) with Brazil as the place to discover, So …

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Cookies – Chocolate crinkle, Red velvet, Chocochips

When someone asks you to bake a cookie, what would u do. Choose the one you would like and make it right. Well with me, its “What!! Just the one?” Well I had 3 that i wanted to try and try I did. The earliest cookie recipe I saved was Saloni Sharma’s red velvet. The …

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Decadent Mocha Brownies

One night I was restless and got up at 4.45 am and how much ever I tried I couldn’t sleep. A friend suggested that I bake bread. Hmm not a bad idea, but me being me, it had to be dessert. Sometimes you have so many ideas in mind but never an occasion to bake. …

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Boozy Chocolate Mousse

I got an order for chocolate mousse from a friend of mine for later this week. I gladly said yes of course and then began to panic. Had never made mousse before and now had to do a trial before I made it for the order. Searched the net, read books, asked friends but was …

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Cake Pops

Last week’s bakes left me with quite a few chocolate cake trimmings. Was wondering what to do with them and then thought why not cake pops? Had the whole thing worked out in my mind and this morning when I opened the fridge to remove the trimmings, saw that the box was half empty. Could …

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Eggless chocolate cake with candied orange peel

A long pending promise to my friends daughter Saima finally saw the results today. My first attempt to teach baking to someone, actually resulted in some hiccups but my student passed with flying colours. The ganache was either to runny or too stiff and the piping was giving us lots of trouble. But we did …

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Salted Caramel Mousse cake

Chocolate cakes are in demand and when I asked the birthday girl what she wanted, she prompltly replied chocolate. I recently made a salted caramel sauce using Kiran Tarun’s recipe (www.kirantarun.com) ¬†and knew I wanted to use it in a cake. The chocolate sponge was from Nidhis blog (www.soulandspicebox.com). I made a chocolate cake with …

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Ferrero Rocher Cake

Am so glad I finally can bake a cake. It’s a different feeling all together when u bake a cake yourself for friends and family It’s my bestie, chuddy buddy, darlings birthday and she wanted a chocolate cake. I was sure i didn’t want a simple chocolate cake so decided to make a Ferrero Rocher …

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Brown butter chocochip cookies with sea salt and Nutella

My secret obsession with Nutella is now out in the public. I keep thinking how can I incorporate it in all my desserts. A while ago I had seen a pic of this cookie and it just would creep up in my dreams and cravings. I couldn’t wait to make it. After searching for a …

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Mom’s birthday cakes (chocolate rum and banana walnut)

This year, we sisters decided to throw a surprise birthday party for Mom. Its her birthday tomorrow and we are having a surprise party at her place tonight. All the secret arrangements have been made and we have arranged for mom to go on a coffee date while her minions set up everything at home. …

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