Whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake

This whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake is full of autumnal flavours. It has a slightly firm topping from the demerara sugar and the most delightfully soft crumb. It was bursting with the warm flavour of cinnamon and pieces of apples in each bite. Autumn has truly arrived […]

Kesa mithoi / Assamese no-cook rice flour laddu

Enjoying these kesa mithoi / Assamese no-cook rice flour laddu after ages. To be honest, the craving for these sweet treats was triggered when ma recently sent a photo and it brought back a whole lot of memories. In the photo, there was a bowl of kesa mithoi […]

Whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins

Sharing the whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins that I baked some time ago. They are really easy to whip up and needs no fancy equipment. And yes, they are full of blueberries, bursting as they bake to release their flavours. The coconut gives a nice bite. August […]

Pavlova recipe

I made this pavlova recipe after a long time! The last time I made it was many moons ago! But I was quite chuffed when it came out with the perfect crisp exterior and soft marshmallowy interior that pavlovas are known for. The daughter declared it the best […]

Strawberry and banana frozen yoghurt

Summer’s bounty of fruits is still going strong. And as frozen desserts and summer go hand in hand, here’s an easy and guilt free dessert for those hot summer afternoons . If you have a glut of strawberries, and bananas ripening too quickly in the summer heat, this […]

Cherry cheesecake

This cherry cheesecake was made with the bountiful cherry harvest that we have been blessed with this year. It has a crisp crust, with a cherry and soft cheese filling, and drizzled with cherry syrup and melted white chocolate on top. A truly summery, fruity dessert. My cherry […]

Coconut, strawberries and cream cake

After eating them as they were to our heart’s content, some of the strawberries went into this coconut, strawberries and cream cake. We had friends over at ours after months and that in itself calls for a celebration. So made this cake for dessert celebrating friendship and of […]

Rocky road squares

I made these rocky road squares a few days ago. They are filled with goodies and treats like mini marshmallows and malted milk biscuits to the good stuff like walnuts, cranberries and sunflower seeds. Everything is then bound together with luxurious chocolate and topped with desiccated coconut. Memories- […]

Rhubarb, almond and white chocolate cake

I harvested a bunch of rhubarb a couple of days ago. The plant was a gift from our next door neighbour and we have been enjoying it for a few years now. There is so much joy in cooking with home grown produce. And with the year’s first […]

Whole wheat lemon and coconut cake

All four of us are die hard chocoholics. But that does not mean that we do not enjoy other flavours too. Citrus flavours are quite dear to us and this whole wheat lemon and coconut cake fits the bill perfectly. It has a beautiful crumb, is full of […]