The Best Dog Biscuit Ever

It’s common knowledge to those who know her; my dog Snookie never turns down anything edible. Never. She was built to eat. Food beats naps, though only marginally. Snookie at her favourite spot-the kitchen corner. Because of her basic instinct towards food, Snookie’s my constant companion while I bake-  a close watch is kept on my…

Bombay Style Mawa Cake

Having lived & worked away at Gurgaon, all of last year, I’ve missed everything about my city; the noise, bad roads, terrible weather & most of all- the food! My demanding job left me no time at all to do the one thing I really love- to bake. Now that I’m back home, there’s no stopping…

Nutty Banana Bread with Walnuts & Pumpkin Seeds

I have two states of mind. I’m usually wracked with guilt for not going to the gym enough or obsessing all day about what deliciousness to bake next. This weekend, as most weekends, baking won! So I decided to compromise a bit and bake a healthy, fruity loaf instead of my usual decadent cupcakes etc….

Nothing Like Starry Watermelon

So, it’s been a while since I’ve baked cookies- it’s mad hot here in Mumbai & a hotter kitchen is terrifying! This morning tho, I happened to stumble upon my darling cookie cutter stash ( yes, I have a whole bunch of ’em, extravagant purchases from X’mas ’13- also known as the Gingerbread Man/Cookie Era ) and decided…

Spoil Your Appetite with Three Mouthwatering Food Blogs

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Blogging tends to make us hungry, which explains our tendency to highlight great food blogs. Today, you’re in for a particular treat: three food blogs that serve up gorgeous design on top of mouthwatering creations. Now, if only we could invent a Tasting Widget… PornBurger Don’t be alarmed by…

Summer Love Lemon Cupcakes

Airy & light, with just the right amount of tangy to sweet, Lemon Cupcakes makes perfect little treats for summer- and are insanely delicious! Discovered on a TV show, I’ve made minor tweaks (sometimes I use lime instead of lemon- coz this is Mumbai & lemons aren’t always at hand!) to this perfect little cupcake…

Chocolate & Salted Caramel Squares with Peanuts.

What with my latest obsession for ‘sweet with salty’ getting uncontrollable, I decided to finally do something about it. Sure, I’m on a diet, as how can it be any other way? Anyway, to cut a long story short (mostly about the struggle within) I spotted this easy recipe off the ‘net. I can safely say…

Easy Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream

This no fuss little treat is simply the best one I’ve ever nicked off the net. Minimal steps to perfection- if you have 20 mins to spare, give this one a try!   For around 24 fluffy & light cupcakes, you need .. 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup…

Retro Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I love all things Retro Americana; especially food that was popular during the 1940’s & 1950’s. So, no surprises here, the Red Velvet Cake / Cupcakes easily tops my list of retro food favorites 🙂 Have to say-this is the most satisfying thing I’ve baked. The intense red, lightness & the sheer deliciousness of the…

Bakery Obsessions in Bombay

What is it about Old Iranian bakeries in Bombay? The warm aroma of delicious treats, tucked beneath streaky old glass counters? The promise of an over-sweet cup of milky tea with freshly baked bread & jam?  Or is it the mad clamor for the ‘hot-out-of-oven’ loaves while the ‘family run’ cashier/ proprietor yells out above…

Liebster Award

I’d like to thank  Brianna from 2sweetobsession for nominating me for the Liebster Award! I’m thrilled to be part of this ‘coz there’s so much to share ! Do check out Briannas’ blog for fun recipes & more! Just so you know, the Liebster award is an award for up and coming blogs with less…

The Cutest Chocolate Cupcake

Wanted to end the year on a sweet note-and with a swirl! So my latest fave, the Meltingly Moist Chocolate Cupcake with Marshmallow Frosting- or to make it easier- the Cutest Chocolate Cupcake makes it to the top! This recipe, nicked from the net & modified to suit, I think is the most easy &…