Black Forest Cake, Indian Version

Black forest cake is a German chocolate cake layered with whipped cream and cherries. I made the Indian version of black forest cake, which is easy to bake and put together with ingredients readily available in any pantry or near by supermarket. I made the cake few days ago for our marriage anniversary. I used […]

Roasted Strawberries

Have some excess strawberries in the fridge that are calling out to be used and going to rot very soon? One way to use up or preserve strawberries is roasting them. This gives an extra week to consume the berries. This is a great recipe to preserve or extend the usage of berries by few […]

Vanilla Cake ~ 1-2-3-4 Cake ~ Birthday Cake

Vanilla cake or 1-2-3-4 cake is an age old cake recipe that is easy to bake and very popular. This recipe is often use for special occasions cakes. Cake is soft, fluffy and light. 1-2-3-4 stands for the measure of the four main ingredients used in this vanilla cake. This is a centuries old recipes […]

Rose Flavored Yogurt ~ Rooh Afza Shrikand

Rooh Afza is a brand that manufactures a concentrated sugar syrup with rose and few other ingredients. It is used in milk based beverages and desserts in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and a similar concentrated syrup is available in many South Asian countries. I bought a bottle of Rooh Afza couple of years ago when we […]

No Bake Mango Cheese Cake

The last recipe in No Bake Desserts is mango cheese cake. This recipe was first shared by one of my virtual friends K, on Facebook. Few other friends made the dessert and were raving about the dessert. They made them for a party and many compliments. This is a great recipe for parties and get […]

No Bake Chocolate Butterscotch Cookies

My second recipe in No Bake Desserts series is a guilt free chocolate butterscotch cookies. This is a guilt free and healthier dessert. Off course, too much of anything is not that healthy though 🙂 Chocolate, butterscotch, peanut butter and oats makes this a great treat for sudden sweet cravings and also a light snack. […]

Oreo Cookies Ice-Cream Pie

I love desserts but usually avoid making them unless it is for the blog. Most of the time I end up eating all the desserts I make at home and since past few years, it is showing up on my waistline. That was never an issue until I reached mid to late 30s. Now I […]

New York Cheese Cake

For the second day of New York cuisine, I have the popular New York cheesecake. And I made the Junior’s version of the cake!! If you haven’t tasted it, you should try Junior’s cheesecake next time you are in New York city. It is one of the best cheesecakes in town. After I decided on […]

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 […]

Hokey Pokey Ice-Cream for #FoodOfTheWorld

This month, food of the world is traveling to New Zealand. I did not do much research on the cuisine and decided the recipe the moment it is New Zealand for this month. Though the recipe was decided long ago, I made it only today. I had bookmarked this recipe year and a half ago […]

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