Marbled Lemon Cheesecake

Freshness for the fresh new beginnings !!!! Welcome 2013. My mother in law makes a Lemon Biscuit Pudding which KJ completely loves and has been wanting me to try it out for a while, however I’ve never gotten around making it.While blog hopping the other day, I came across this amazing recipe for a Lemon…

Happy New Year !!

A New Year is always fun…..new beginnings…… fresh starts……clean slates. Life gives us another chance to make this year fulfilling !!! Wish you a Very Happy New Year !! May this year bring lots of love, happiness and good health. I promise myself to write here more often, connect with you all. It is always a…

Chocolate Orange Mousse` Cake

Chocolate-n-Orange – a marriage made in heaven and Mousse`-n-Cake is the second !!! The combination of orange and chocolate was first introduced to me by Baskin-n-Robbins….their Chocolate Orange Ice Cream was to die for !!! The flavour duos have never looked back in our lives ever since !! It was dad’s birthday, and I, as…

THE DARING BAKERS’ September 2012 Challenge: EMPANADA GALLEGA

Patri of the blog, Asi Son Los Cosas, was our September 2012 Daring Bakers’ hostess and  she decided to tempt us with one of her family’s favorite recipes for Empanadas!  We were given two dough recipes to choose from and encouraged to fill our Empanadas as creatively as we wished! I found the entire concept of…

Mint Choco Ice Cream Cake for my birthday….

Surprise Surprise Surprise…… I was so pleasantly surprised on my birthday this time.As a child I’ve always been excited about my birthday (err that you can say it has lasted till as recently as last 2 years)…..the excitement typically starts a month before…. yes I do !! 🙂I love my cards, the flowers, the surprise gifts and…

Good Ol’ Cup Cakes

The buttery vanilla taste of a plain cake that my mum would bake is still so fresh in my mouth even today !!! The first cake that I ever baked as well, was the Plain Vanilla Cake. Don’t we all start our cakes from that ?? It is the mother of all cakes…..the foundation cake…

Sourdough Bread

With the mercury soaring to 45C, this is the perfect time to try my hands at the temperamental Sourdough !!The December Challenge for the Daring Bakers was the Sourdough bread which did not work for me. The temperamental starter refused to cooperate and ferment. It felt a little too cold in my December kitchen and I was determined…

Ruth’s “Go-To” Whole Wheat Challah Bread | Daring Baker’s Challenge May 2012

“Baruch atah Adonai, eloheinu melech ha’olam, hamotzi lechem min ha’aretz” (Blessed are you, LORD, Sovereign of the universe, who brings forth bread from the earth) May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge was pretty twisted – Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make challah!  Using recipes from all over, and tips from “A Taste of Challah,” by…