Apple Brown Betty

Apple brown betty is an American variant of apple crisp or crumble. Apple brown betty or apple betty is a baked dessert made with apples, crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Unlike apple crisp, apple crumble and cobbler, apple betty has layers of bread or cake crumbs and apple slices. Incidentally, October 5th is national apple brown […]

Healthy Baked Chocolate Oats

Healthy baked chocolate oats is an eggless and no butter bake. It makes a great breakfast and a quick snack or even a dessert when served with some whipped cream and some berries. Tired of regular cooked oats or instant oats, try this healthy baked chocolate oats for a change and you will love it! […]

Um Ali for #FoodOfTheWorld

This month Food of the World is traveling to Egypt. I made a popular middle Eastern dessert that originated in Egypt. Um Ali is an Egyptian version of bread pudding. Um Ali means Ali’s mother and this pudding is also called as Umm Ali or Om Ali. There are two popular stories on how this […]

Greece – Spanakopita

After a one day break, today we stop in the Mediterranean country of Greece to taste a savory pastry. I made spanakopita, spinach pie for this country. In Greek, a pie is called pita. This is a savory pastry made with phyllo (filo) sheets. The filling used is spinach, feta cheese, scallions and eggs. Phyllo […]

Cranberry Almond Wedges

The weather in our neck of the woods has been nasty the last couple of days. Tomorrow it is going to be cloudy and the temperatures are going to drop to almost freezing point. There was even snow in the forecast but looks like Mother Nature had some mercy on us. I am glad we […]

Sun Dried Tomato & Onion Tart

The bake for Baking Partners # 6 is a tart and I chose a savory tart suggested by Samantha. I made half the recipe, following the recipe to dart, except for the cheese. The recipe called for gruyere cheese and I used gruyere cheese for half the tart and paneer (Indian cheese) for the other […]

Mexican Chocolate Cream Pie

For the finale of the marathon, I thought of making molten lava chocolate. It has been on my to-bake list for a long time and that was the first recipe I listed down when I decided on chocolate theme for this marathon. 3-4 days ago I went to Whole Foods to pick up some pizza […]

Sweet Punch: Banoffee Pie & Fruitoffee Pie

Hello my dear readers, I am late in wishing you all a Happy New Year! I got back from my vacation 3 weeks ago and wanted to do a recap of year 2011. I never got around to doing it and will start off the New Year on a sweet note. Sweet Punch team chose […]

Sweet Punch: Pear, Chocolate & Almond Crumble

Sweet punch for the month of December is Pear, Chocolate and Almond crumble. I made this for Thanksgiving dinner and everyone loved it. I followed the recipe Divya gave us, with a few substitutions. I made one and half times the given recipe and used both store-bought pears and garden pears. My cousin sent some […]

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