Tag Archives: dessert

Chanar Payesh – Cottage cheese pudding two ways


When it comes to sweets, bengali sweets are in a league of their own, with virtually no contenders.  The usage of cottage cheese for the preparation of these delicacies is time-consuming but is worth the effort put in. It’s a play on different forms of milk like cream, fresh cheese or simply reduced milk. To […]

Spiced pumpkin and sour cream cake


I’ve been planning on working with pumpkin for a long time now! Ever since I had my first bite of pumpkin pie, I’ve been wanting to bake something on my own… something involving pumpkin. It’s not fall in India any more. We actually are near to spring but the local produce of sugar pumpkins seemed to disagree, […]

Chocolate fudge cake with coffee cream icing


Last week my husband and I went to see an exhibition of Nemai Ghosh’s photographs with some friends. Though we all enjoyed the photographs, the actual interpretation and display of the work by the curator was something which was a topic of discussion later in the evening. A spectator to the conversion, I did agree […]

Boozy cupcakes


Monday blues made me want to shake things up and try something new. Baking the same old pound cake and its variations was not tempting enough so this baking session had me put on my thinking cap. Digging deep into my cookbooks, I found a recipe which was just perfect : Pina colada Cupcakes. We […]

Chocolate muffins


My usual lazy weekend schedule was not that lazy. A dear fiend of mine has been blessed with a baby girl and I went to visit them both. Meeting old friends is always good enough excuse for me to bake so I  took  out my pots and pans… well, in this case my baking tray and paper […]

Eggless wonder: pineapple cake


For many of you who love baked goodies but miss out on the fun due to the presence of eggs in it, this is the perfect recipe. I’ve been trying out numerous eggless cakes but have always found the to be dense and gooey. Lets face it, the softness and bounce that comes from the […]

Making chocolate truffle cake


Thank you  all for the positive feedback on my truffle cake photo blog. Every time I bake, I learn so many new techniques and hidden facts about the art. I advice everyone to bake more and esp. try the things that you fear. To assemble the truffle cake you need the base of a chocolatey chocolate cake, […]

Photo Shoot: Chocolate truffle cake


Here you go everyone! The much awaited chocolate truffle cake. It is an understatement to call it just a truffle cake for it a much dreamed cake for any die hard chocolate lover. Ranging from Bitter chocolate, plain chocolate and white chocolate, this cake has it all! Stay tuned for the recipe is to follow. […]

Raspberry Marble Cake: a fruity affair


I’ve been low on blogging for a couple of weeks and I have substantial reasons for the lag. With a super busy hectic work schedule demanding me to be in office even on a Sunday, all my free time was going in taking time off and catching up on my sleep. Thankfully, with most of […]

Cappuccino swirls: chocolate cravings 101


Cookies with a hot cup of tea and coffee can be such a refreshing experience. Ever since I’ve started baking cookies at home, I just can’t seem to buy them over the counter. Munching on a freshly baked batch of cookies is a joy like no other! I had an amazing experience while baking these […]