While I was waiting in queue of a cash counter in a hyper market, which I hate to do in the peak hours of evening during Ramadan, my eyes caught the cook books on display nearby. I randomly picked up one and browsed through the same. While going through the pages, this recipe caught my attention. By this time it was … Continue reading Apple, chocolate & nutty galettes. Just the apples, chocolate, puff pastry and your magic does it all!!!
Traditionally its been observed that , everyone goes all out to let their special someone knows how much they are appreciated on this day and everyday. A valentine can be a spouse, lover, parent, sibling, child, or a friend who is happy for you and cares about you. one who is always there with … Continue reading NO BAKE VANILLA CHEESECAKE With blueberry coulis and strawberry compote
If you happen to go to Lisbon, you will hear everyone talking about one thing and that is "Pasteis de Nata". A typical portuguese pastry, a kind of mini tartlet with flan or creamy custard, served warm with cinnamon and icing sugar.The cream pastries are one of the most popular specialities of Portuguese … Continue reading Pasteis de Nata – Traditional Portuguese custard tarts
There is nothing like a pan of extra fudgy chocolate walnut brownies cooling on a rack filling the house with good smell, said my elder daughter Renee. Entering home after school, breathlessly opening the door and saying wow!!......... This is something I enjoy seeing the happiness and the broad smile on their faces,when girls enjoying … Continue reading Fudge Chocolate Walnut Brownie
Sometimes you just feel like making something nice to please yourself and this truffle cake is perfect to go with your evening cup of coffee. Ready in no time and with few basic ingredients. INGREDIENTS 2 oz caster sugar 2 eggs 2 oz plain flour 1 oz coco powder 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla … Continue reading RICH CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE CAKE
REVANI - Another Turkish Delight Last year my turkey visit was full of foodventures. So many different variations of the same dish which I have been having in the Middle East for so long now. One of which is this amazingly delicious semolina cake called “REVANI”, such a beautiful name, as beautiful as the Turkish … Continue reading REVANI( Spongy Semolina Turkish cake)
Mamoul - A delicious Opulence My love affair with the soft spiced cookies with a deliciously soft gooey date filling inside started way back in 2003, while I was traveling from India to Bahrain on a Gulf Air Airbus. It was like a love at first bite. A small pack of Dates-Mamoul was served with … Continue reading MAMOUL DATE AND MIXED NUT COOKIES