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Recipe Halwa Poori Choley

Halwa Poori Choley

For those of you who have never heard of this combination, let me tell you this Pakistani breakfast meal is perfect. And it need not be just breakfast, because I had this today for breakfast, lunch and tea time snack...and I am not tired of it yet :) Nada
Recipe Goan Bebinca Recipe

Goan Bebinca Recipe

Bebinca is a classic traditional Goan Dessert! Bebinca is also known as bibic or bebinka. This sweet delicacy is made during all festive occasions in Goa. It s like a pudding which has 7 layers. It depends how many layers you want to make more Or less.
Recipe Bûche de Noël/Yule log

Bûche de Noël/Yule log

Its Christmas and I am with family in Allahabad. For days together, me and Vishal have been shopping for gifts in Kolkata trying to find suitable ones for each and everyone. The run down to Christmas has been so much fun. Very sadly, the only person not w
Recipe Rhubarb and Strawberry Sponge Puddings

Rhubarb and Strawberry Sponge Puddings

Although my recent trip to Melbourne had been a short one, I had fun and it was nice seeing my sister and her family again (even though I had seen them over Christmas last year when they visited Singapore). I had a chance to see where they live, their hom
Recipe Sesame Street Cupcake and Dessert Tower

Sesame Street Cupcake and Dessert Tower

This weekend, our niece Ella turned two years old! In honor of her second birthday and her Sesame Street theme celebration, we made her a Sesame Street Cupcake and Dessert Tower. Nothing but the best for our niece's birthday party! We used our Round C
Recipe Victorian Sandwich with Pineapple Jam and Cream Cheese Icing

Victorian Sandwich with Pineapple Jam and Cream Cheese Icing

After much prodding, and a blackberry smartphone for a camera, this would be an official recipe post from yours truly. Yes, yes, I have bought a new laptop, but the missing link to blogging and food is my camera. So for the time being, my blackberry w
Recipe Chocolate Orange Sponge Cake & Banana Chocolate Cream Cheese Chiffon

Chocolate Orange Sponge Cake & Banana Chocolate Cream Cheese Chiffon

There are quite a number of backlogs that I have not got a chance to post up for the past few months. And it seems to be stacking up steadily as the days goes on. I can say I'm usually a fast baker, but now due to time constraint, I've become such a slow
Recipe Recipe: Hungarian ?Csoroge? doughnut recipe

Recipe: Hungarian ?Csoroge? doughnut recipe

Well, when I started this blog, I wanted to include plenty of Hungarian or Eastern European recipes. Sadly it`s not happening much, first of all, I dont get around to cook them much, and seconds these recipes are so well known for me, I always forget they
Recipe Nian Gao Puff with yam and freshly grated coconut

Nian Gao Puff with yam and freshly grated coconut

I first tasted this nian gao puff at my first blogger meet during last Chinese New Year. They were from Tracie of Bitter Sweet Flavors and I fell in love with it. I am crazy over deep fried nian gao that were sandwiched with yam and sweet potatoes
Recipe Banh chuoi nuong... for banana lovers

Banh chuoi nuong... for banana lovers

Banh Chuoi Nuong is a Vietnamese style banana cake. Although the name means "baked banana cake", it is a bit different from the bready type banana cake. The unique, sort of sticky texture remained me of more like a pudding. The interesting ingredient in
Recipe Coconut Biscuit

Coconut Biscuit

Level: Easy Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 20 min Serves: 25 biscuits Eggless Coconut Cookies Ingredients All purpose flour/maida - 1 cup Unsalted butter - 1 stick Baking powder - 1/4 tsp Sugar - 1/2 cup Rava/Suj
Recipe Green Velvet Cake? St. Patty?s Day Baking

Green Velvet Cake? St. Patty?s Day Baking

Red velvet cake is all the rage, so naturally St. Patrick s Day brings visions of green velvet cake.   How many things could one make with a batch of green velvet cake batter?   How about green velvet cupcakes, green velvet mini cupcakes, green velvet who
Recipe Chocolate, Banana & Caramel Entremet

Chocolate, Banana & Caramel Entremet

I feel like whenever I open up the "create post" page on blogger, I have to find new words for apologies. My life really hasn't been conducive to posting, and so it's just hard to find the time/money. Also, I live in a basement apartment now, with no natu
Recipe Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with a Framboise Glaze

Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with a Framboise Glaze

I wanted to make something really special for Todd and some of our friends to help celebrate Valentines Day. I thought about chocolates, but then I decided that I would make some delicious cupcakes instead. I was probably more than influenced by thi
Recipe Daring Bakers Challenge: Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Daring Bakers Challenge: Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

The January 2011 Daring Bakers? challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro. She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert. My version is a vanilla sponge, filled with berries and a banan
Recipe Daring Bakers : Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Daring Bakers : Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

The January 2011 Daring Bakers? challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro . She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert. Joconde imprime /entremets. A joconde imprime (F
Recipe BISCUIT JOCONDE IMPRIME/ENTREMET - MOCHA BAVARIAN CREAM GATEAU...absolutely delicious!

BISCUIT JOCONDE IMPRIME/ENTREMET - MOCHA BAVARIAN CREAM GATEAU...absolutely delicious!

T his time I knew I had to do the DB challenge not because it was a cake, but it was something which I had been planning to do this month,otherwise. Then when the DB challenge was announced, I was so thrilled that I almost bounced off the walls. I love tr
Recipe Saturday's Cake - Apple Crumble & Custard Muffins

Saturday's Cake - Apple Crumble & Custard Muffins

Most (but not all) Saturdays I make some sort of cake or treat to take into work. The shop is only open for a couple of hours on a Saturday and many customers that come have traveled a long way. It's nice to be able to offer a nice fresh cup of coffee and
Recipe Holiday baking: meringues, divinity, Buche de Noel and gingerbread cupcakes

Holiday baking: meringues, divinity, Buche de Noel and gingerbread cupcakes

I have inherited Christmas decorations. Honestly, I'm not sure where some of them came from. I've got lots of gaudy plastic garlands, plenty of lights, red velvet bows, a gazillion ornaments and countless other things. Our front closet is filled with mult
Recipe My Best Thanksgiving Desserts?

My Best Thanksgiving Desserts?

As you can see (this picture was taken two Thanksgivings ago, at my house), desserts are a BIG deal at Thanksgiving in my family. Big. My mom usually makes about six (or more!) different pies. Yes, six. Two pumpkin, two pecan and most importantly, two but
Recipe Double maple, the last week of Halloween baking and 5 of 8 goals met

Double maple, the last week of Halloween baking and 5 of 8 goals met

Okay. I admit it. I'm not a fan of Halloween. Well, not quite, but I don't go quite as all-out as everyone else does. I mean, I do on the baking end (obviously). But I didn't even go out for Halloween this weekend. I think it has something to do with how
Recipe Cempedak Cake ~ 'Malaysian Monday no. 8'

Cempedak Cake ~ 'Malaysian Monday no. 8'

The ' Cempedak' is a fruit native to South East Asia found predominantly in Malaysia and Thailand. It is closely related to the Jackfruit ~ 'Nangka' and like the Jackfruit it'll also excrete a sticky substance when opened. The yellow flesh surroundin
Recipe HCB Chocolate Apricot Roll with Lacquer Glaze

HCB Chocolate Apricot Roll with Lacquer Glaze

Confessions of another "Curious Cook" about this weeks Heavenly Cake. Perhaps, I should title this post BBA - Baker with a Bad Attitude . I like to think of myself as positive and willing, even excited to try new things in the kitchen. It was with anx
Recipe Perfect Pound Cake - Simple, Plain and it disappeared fast!

Perfect Pound Cake - Simple, Plain and it disappeared fast!

I live on the Central Coast of California. We are thankful for the rain we've been receiving, over the last few weeks. The Golden Hills are bursting with fresh green grass... our wisteria plants are already budding. Along with that, I am seeing a thick