Mango Cheesecake Shots….Cheats Version!

Most vegetarians generally do not try the decadent cheesecake cause its either got eggs or has gelatine in it! Well, I have found a cheats version to create this gorgeous dessert. Its super yumm…and the silken texture is just lovely. If you have read my previous posts, you might remember I had served this cheesecake…

Apple Pie… The all time Favourite!

So I have been putting off writing recipe for this pie for almost a year now(yes! lazy me)!! But I have finally decided to shake off my laziness and get down and write the recipe for this heavenly pie! I like my Apple pie with a little salt in it.. it just adds a that…

Banana cupcakes with Peanut Butter frosting!

It’s been more than a month since my last post! I have been so busy lately with guests and other stuff that Even though I have cooked a lot of stuff, I haven’t really got the time to sit and write about it. I finally thought of snapping away from my laziness and write down…

Guava Smoothie

Summers are here! Nothing beats the hot summer afternoons like a glass of chilled Smoothie! Smoothies can be modified to suit any tastes, dietary preferences or the availability of fruits. They incredibly versatile! I personally love the Guava smoothie served at a local restaurant. Once I had a craving for that smoothie but felt too lazy to…

Eggless French Toast

As a child I use to absolutely love when my mom used to make hot spicy french toasts for breakfast! But ever since we guys stopped eating eggs.. I have longed to have french toasts and all the more, after I discovered that they can be had sweet as well… With a generous trickling of…

A Green Smoothie for the Green-phobe

green smoothie for some health! food to glow Despite the clearly undisguised green of this green smoothie, I pretty much guarantee that once sipped even the the most stridently anti-greens guy or gal will at least say, ‘hmm, not as bad as I thought it was going to be.’ Score! If they are actually scared…

Eggless Spiced Fruit Cake/ Christmas Cake/ Plum Cake( alcohol free)

2 Christmas’ have passed and I have been really trying to complete all my incomplete posts… Lets start with the one which has got many requests from my friends… The Plum Cake.. My version Is eggless and alcohol free, though you can add rum to it as well by substituting it for the apple juice…

Apple pie…the classic

Come Fall and Apples fill my kitchen! I just love biting into a crunchy apple…its wholesome goodness wows me every single time! Its nutritious…no wonder its said “An Apple a day…Keeps the Doctor away”. But I like an apple for its taste & versatility! I can add them to my cakes, pancakes, pies, crumble, a…

Neapolitan cake

Its a simple 3 flavoured cake…chocolate, strawberry & vanilla! But, I wanted it to be something special as I was making it for my friends Birthday… Hence, this cake got a filling of cookies n cream filling along with a fresh strawberry mousse filling…. And it was covered by dark chocolate ganache, white chocolate n…

Black Forest Cake

A classic black forest…layered cherries, chocolate ganache, cream, n a decadent chocolate sponge covered with lots n lots of chocolate flakes

Marbled Peanut Butter and Jam Banana Bread

food to glow As an ex-pat American living in Scotland, peanut butter and jelly is something I occasionally have a hankering for. It must be in my DNA. I can’t say I give into that craving very often, but when I do I have to say that it is not on nice seeded whole meal…

Quick Valentine Treat…Strawberry Nutella hearts.

Its that time of the year, when everything and everyone around is in the spirt of love! A day to celebrate with your loved ones. But, falling short of patience and time to make a luxurious cake. There is a quick-fix solution to this. The easy breezy Strawberry Nutella hearts. Inspired by the strawberry and…

Banana-Chocolate marbled cupcakes

My little cousin brother demanded a batch of cupcakes to take to school one day. when asked what flavor he wants, he asked for the available options. he then analysed them, and literally directed me to make cupcakes which are half banana-half chocolate and best part of…a cherry on the top! I had to make a…

Fresh Strawberry cake

I once saw a feature on TLC where they showed some bakery that sells fresh strawberry cakes. I was intrigued by how they used fresh strawberries not only while icing the cake between the layers, but also using it in the cake batter and the icing cream as well! I added this cake to my…

Orange cupcakes

The recipe for this particular cupcake originated when I wanted to make a non-chocolate,non-vanilla cake for my cousins! I made a batch of 54 cupcakes and my cousins( just 2 adolescent boys) finished around 30 of them within 5 minutes! I have ever since stuck to my original recipe and baked these colourful beauties at…