Category: International Desserts

Eggless wholewheat orange cupcake

I love my desserts and usually they are sinful with an addition of eggs. Was looking at some alternative ingredients to bake a cupcake. Browsing through the various talented bloggers in India, I found an interesting recipe by Priya Shiva. Eggless and wholewheat – not my preference but thought let me try atleast. Can give …

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Dark chocolate & dried cranberry brownies with infused ice-cream

Today’s food experiment starts in reverse gear. Had some leftover balsamic strawberries and started the planning process from there. Google baba to the rescue. Finally zeroed in on an ice cream topping. But wasn’t too happy keeping it simple. So added sugar and cooked the strawberries out. Then blended it with vanilla ice cream in …

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Greek Pastellis

This Sankranti, I knew I wanted to make something for the festival. Asked around in my family and the response everywhere is that we don’t make anything regional specific for Sankranti. Hmmm, change of plan. Plan B – decided to focus on Til as that’s the star ingredient during this festival. Looked up – til …

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Coconut cake with dried rose petals

Is it tea time? Oh yes it is. And what’s perfect with tea, did u say cake? U got that right. A┬ámoist fragrant Coconut cake blended with pistachios and dried rose petals The use of freshly grated coconut gave it a wonderful barfi like texture and the rose petals a fragrant aroma.This is one cake …

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Sholeh Zard – A persian delicacy

A chance meeting with a girl called Nidhi S Raj on a Facebook forum forged a bond for life.Met her recently where we exchanged a secret ingredient amongst friends and guess what – I got her beautifully wrapped package of dried rose petals. We had a week to make something with this ingredient and I …

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