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…

Mango Coconut Healthy Bars

Mango season has been on for a month or so and I was desperately waiting for this season, to eat, drink and cook with mangoes in all possible ways. Despite it being my favourite fruit I still couldn’t make something with it other than gulping down every fresh batch I bought so far. Time is…

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….

Caramel Milk Cake

This is a very special cake to me as I made it with a lot of love and affection for some lovely & naughty kids. The moment I knew I was baking for kids I made a mental note of making something special but not with the usual artificial colors and sprinkles. Yeah, that’s something…

Marble Cake

Being a foodie with a sweet tooth, it is difficult to make people understand that I prefer plain cakes to the ones with frosting. Not that I never liked frosted cakes, I used to eat a lot of cream cakes and pastries as a kid but even then I preferred plain cakes with my evening…

Gajar Halwa/ Carrot Halwa

  Winters are all about hot drinks and comfort foods but what about our traditional superfoods that are eaten to keep you warm and cozy during the cold season? Please don’t roll your eyes on me before hearing me out.  I am not talking about any exotic ingredients and their health benefits to keep you…