Semiya/Vermicelli Milk Pudding

Seviyan or Semiya Payasam as we Keralites call it is one of the staple desserts in most of the Kerala households. Although we have a wide range of traditional sweet dishes to choose from, Semiya is a quick & easy fix for our sweet cravings, and probably one of the reasons why most of the…

Fresh Strawberry Vanilla Marble Cake

I bake a lot for everyone but when it comes to kids, I try not to unless it’s a chocolate cake or a plain vanilla.  Today, kids are quite smart and they need something different in everything especially their birthday cakes. They like everything colourful and full of life which is a good thing. However,…

Elderflower Tea Cake with Lemon Curd

It’s May 19th and if you do keep up with the world news you would know it was the most awaited royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle today. Wondering what does that has to do with my cake? Well, I used the same flavours Meghan picked up for her wedding cake. I adore…

Thandai Coconut Laddoo

This was supposed to be my Holi post and I know it’s a little too late for that now. In my defense, I managed to make these flavorful laddoos on the day of Holi and shared it with my loved ones too. Yes, I know that I was supposed to make this in advance and…

Christmas Fruit Cake

Last year, I wrote a lot about Christmas but never posted a recipe for the traditional Christmas cake or Fruitcake, even though I managed to make one and share it with my dear and near ones. This year also I baked but was a little too lazy to click pictures or do anything beyond eating…

Coconut & Plantain Jam Cake with Dulce de leche Buttercream

  This is a special birthday cake I made out of a recipe that I developed just for Sammu. Yes, the very same Sammu from Sammu ke Faloode. If you are a regular follower of my blogs you would know who this Sammu is and for the ones who don’t, she’s my bestie who has…

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

When you have to bake a cake for an awesome baker, that too a birthday cake, you know you are under a lot of pressure. No matter how much you plan and keep tossing different ideas in your mind, it’s never going to be enough. In situations like this, if you’re not planning to surprise…

Sammu Ke Faloode(Falooda)-Eid Special

As the name suggests, this is Sammu’s Eid special recipe for falooda. I am sure it is one of the summer favourites of most of the Indians, and those who have no idea what falooda is this’s your chance to know. It’s a milk and cream based cold dessert usually made in rose flavour and…

Sago Kheer/Pudding

Sago kheer or Chowari payasam(in Malayalam) as I know it from my childhood days is a quick dessert fix by my mom whenever we craved for some sweets. I have never seen her making this for any guests so every time it was made exclusively for us. Some little things to be happy about as…

Mandarin Butter Cake

One bite into this tangy and buttery rich cake, paired with some mild flavoured tea is enough to give you a refreshing feel on a lazy summer afternoon. The cake being plain keeps it light yet rich with the addition of chocolate chips to it. Since citrus could be easily paired with a variety of…

Plantain Preserve Bundt Cake

I know the name is quite new to most of you and so is to me. This cake was one of the successful experimentations of my curious mind. I mean, since I was planning to make a cake with a completely new ingredient, I made it in my head several times to get a clear…

Blood Orange Nut Cake with White Chocolate Butter Cream

  We are past mid- March and the scorching summer is on its way to hit UAE very soon. Starting from now is the time we go nuts over everything citrus. It’s a different thing that UAE is not a place where you have to wait for a particular season to have any seasonal fruit….