Fresh Cranberry Pecan Brownies

Fresh cranberry pecan brownies are rich, tart and not very sweet decadent brownies with lots of pecans. It is a great snack for anytime of the day and also a dessert with some icecream. What is Elevenses? Theme for this week is Elevenses. Elevenses is an English tradition where tea or light snack is served […]

No Bake Chocolate Biscuit Squares

Today I made no bake chocolate biscuit squares. I adapted Joy of Baking recipe and these squares are perfect to munch on anytime of the day. I made this in the evening and by the time the squares were set, it was dark and had to take the pictures in my kitchen. The picture is […]

Chocolate Mixed Nuts Brownies

For day 2 of the marathon, I have another rich, chocolate treat, a nutty brownie. The recipe is from Joy of Baking and these brownies have a dry flaky crust and a moist texture inside. I used walnuts & pecans to make these brownies a little healthy. I followed the recipe as given except the […]

Indian Cooking Challenge: Varo

The recipe for October’s Indian cooking challenge is  Sindhi sweet called Varo, a dry fruits or nuts brittle.  Nuts brittle also called chikki, is made of jaggery in South India, unlike varo which is made of sugar.   Valli gave us two recipes and I adapted both the versions to make my varo.  Madhvi gave grams […]

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