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 &…

Gingerbread Men & Co.

Slowly but definitely getting into the whole Christmas feel! This year, what with a renewed experimental baking frenzy, slight nip in the air and the billions of cute cookie cutter shapes at my local grocers, thought I’d give the famous gingerbread man and similar Christmassy shapes a spin!   Gingerbread Man & Co.   After…