Cold/chilled desserts

Mango – mint semifreddo

“I’m not a vegetarian! I’m a dessertarian!”- Bill Watterson. I think I have become all the more annoying to my friends and family since I have started a food blog. For starters , I keep asking them to describe in detail what they think about the cake or cookie I made them. Good or tasty …

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Sweet breads / yeasted bakes

Hot cross buns!

  “Hot cross buns , hot cross buns , one a penny , two a penny , hot cross buns…. “ Like the scones from Enid Blyton and the butter beer from Harry Potter , I have always wondered what hot cross cakes from the kindergarten rhyme would taste like. What better way to find out …

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Cakes

Caramelised banana and coconut cake

“Never stress the could haves. If it should have, it would have.” I like baking with bananas and while I have seen several recipes involving caramelised bananas , I stayed away for two reasons : 1. I am an innately lazy person and often (not always) I tend to skip over recipes that involve several …

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Cupcakes Eggless vegan

Eggless blueberry muffins

“Sometimes it does seem as if the more one gets the more one wants” ― Little Women I like to crib about things I’d love to use in my bakes but don’t really find easily where I live. Like passionfruit and lavender and elderflower and rhubarb … and berries. Fresh  blueberries, raspberries and blackberries are slim pickings …

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Chocolate Eggless No bake recipes

Roasted almond fudge

“Families are like fudge – mostly sweet, with a few nuts.”― Les Dawson. It’s summer . It’s hot. Don’t feel like switching on the oven ? Totally understand. Which is why fudge is the perfect answer for a chocolate craving in the sweltering heat. After chocolate ice cream of course. Did I say this is …

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Bars and brownies Chocolate

Cocoa brownies

“A basic rule of baking is that, in general, it’s almost impossible to make an inedible batch of brownies.”                    – Linda Sunshine. Its April already . Why is this year in such a rush to get over with! Not that I should be complaining, I have …

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Eggless savoury bakes

Garlic breadsticks

“You can never have enough garlic. With enough garlic, you can eat The New York Times.”- Morley Safer. So , if you have visited the blog before , you will know that I havent shared much of savory bakes on here until now. I did share this quick focaccia a while back, and these garlic …

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Cakes Eggless

Eggless chocolate chip cake

“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.” – Charles Bukowski. Today’s post is all about keeping things simple ! A super simple cake made with simple ingredients . And it tastes simply great !  I call this cake a snack cake. They are low on fuss , and need no embellishments …

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