Aam doi I Baked mango yogurt

This aam doi l baked mango yogurt recipe is very easy to whip up and requires very little hands on time. Just mix together a few ingredients and pop it into the oven. After that, chill in the fridge and then enjoy the creamy delicacy. Just when I […]

Coconut and jaggery malpua

It’s Holi, the Indian festival of colour, today, and being a lover of festivals, had to make something to mark the occasion. So quickly rustled up these delicious coconut and jaggery malpua. The coconut gave a lovely bite to it. Soaked in a jaggery and saffron syrup and […]

Komola kheer l Orange pudding

This komola kheer l orange pudding was made to use up the glut of oranges lying on the kitchen counter. We were definitely a bit enthusiastic with the purchase; with the kids away at university, there were too many just for the two of us. So, some of […]

Upside down blood orange, semolina, almond and olive oil cake

This moist upside down blood orange, semolina, almond and olive oil cake also includes whole wheat which makes it quite substantial. A small piece goes a long way. The moist crumb with a slight bite, coupled with the almost marmalade like topping is an absolute delight. Blood oranges […]

Eggless, chocolate, whole wheat, oats and pecan squares

These eggless chocolate, whole wheat, oats and pecan squares – quite a mouthful- are great for those times when you are craving for a sweet treat. It is not full of cartloads of sugar and butter. And the addition of whole wheat flour and oats makes it wholesome […]

Tilor Pitha l Assamese style glutinous rice wrappers with a sweet sesame filling

This recipe for Tilor Pitha l Assamese style glutinous rice wrappers with a sweet sesame filling is full of nostalgia. This is a traditional Assamese (from Assam, a state in North East India) delicacy especially prepared during the festival of Bihu. Bihu? Assam, a North Eastern state of […]

Narikolor sira l Assamese style candied coconut with cardamom and saffron

Narikolor sira l Assamese style candied coconut with cardamom and saffron is usually made during Bihu, The major festival of Assam ( a state in the North eastern part of India). There are three types of Bihu, and one of them (Magh / Bhogali ) is coming up […]

Chocolate cashew diamonds

Starting with something sweet for the first post of the new year with these chocolate cashew diamonds. These treats are not overtly sweet, nutty and melt in the mouth. And it’s not too hard to whip up a batch. A new year! Hope you have all had a […]

Chilli-paprika French macarons

I developed the recipe for these chilli-paprika French macarons more than a decade ago and have managed to salvage the recipe from my notebook. The hint of chilli in these macarons are perfect for those who prefer a little less sweetness in these dainty treats. Love – hate […]

Gingerbread house l Design inspiration

This gingerbread house l design inspiration brings back so many beautiful memories. The design for the house was inspired by one of mine and the kids favourite fairy tales, and we had so much fun putting it together. The kids also managed to weave a story around it! […]