Homemade Strawberry Jam

Preserving jams and jellies can be a complex process but it doesn’t have to be! Here’s a simple recipe that anyone can follow and have fresh homemade strawberry jam! No pectin. No thermometers. No water-baths. Just three simple ingredients and lots of love! You’ll never buy a jar again! Homemade Strawberry Jam Ingredients 2 cups…

Strawberry and Basil Mille-Feuille

Consider this. You’ve invited friends over for a meal. You’re looking for a dessert that you can prep and forget about. Hassle-free. Fancy shmancy. Should be quick too… I’ve got just the thing for you! Four simple steps: Chop strawberries and basil. Whip up basil cream. Bake filo. Assemble If you’re feeling lazy and looking…

Soft and Chewy Gingersnap Cookies

These cookies make you feel all warm inside! No, seriously… The spices and ginger will actually make you warm on the inside! It’s perfect for a cold winter night. Candles, some hot chocolate and these gingersnap cookies, with Bing Crosby’s “I’ll be home for christmas” playing in the background. Now thats’s my idea of a…

Pomegranate Romanoff

When I saw the recipe of Strawberry Romanoff, Β I was in utter disbelief. I marvelled at the ingenious strategy! I also learnt I shouldn’t trust professional chefs. I’ll tell you why. Strawberry Romanoff is basically strawberries and cream, just dressed up fancy! Yup, that’s it. Just dress up a classic and give it a fancy…

Sticky Toffee Pudding

I was requested for a dessert made with dates and instantly I thought of Sticky Toffee Pudding, a British classic generally made during the onset of winter to warm up the insides! There could not have been better timing! Enjoy!   Sticky Toffee Pudding   Ingredients For the Cake 1/2 cup chopped dates 3/4 cup…

Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

Have you guys recovered from the sweet overload during Diwali? Well, I certainly haven’t. A rough week warranted a bowl of warm and cozy to relax this Sunday, but I wanted to stay as far away from sugar as possible! What does one do in this situation then? Make Mashed Potatoes…obviously! I love a fluffy,…

Warbat Bil Ashta

Diwali is around the corner and my heart won’t stop dancing! I love this time of the year! No work, “timeplease” on worries, fun dinners with families, it’s like the world becomes eutopia for a few days! Anyways, with all this fun and frolicking comes the best part, which is all that sugar! Diwali is…

Dried Fig Cake

Figs for me were nothing more than just daily munchies till i tried fig milk! I don’t fancy figs all that much but fig flavoured milk is just something else! So good, I decided to make a cake out of it! When I was researching, I saw millions of recipes using fresh figs. (A little…

No-Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars

A lot of us here have never had the chance to dig our teeth into a Reese’s peanut butter cup. Are we going to let the fact that it isn’t readily available here(I checked online, they retail for crazy prices!), stop us from changing that? Of course not! We’ll just make some on our own!…

Giant Loaded Chocolate Cookie

This one is soooooo lethal! It should be made only when there are others around or you risk gobbling down the entire thing on your own! You really, and i mean reaaaaallllyyy ought to share this one Now I have said that it’s a loaded cookie. How loaded, is upto you! (no judging, promise!) Caution:…

DIY Pumpkin Spice

Raise your hands if you thought pumpkin spice had actual pumpkin in it. *sheepishly raise my hand* Turns out it doesn’t! I really wanted to try out desserts using pumpkin spice but couldn’t find the spice anywhere here in Bombay. The next logical thing to do was to just make my own. I anticipated some…

Apple Crumble For Two

October is here and what better way to kickstart the month than making a classic Apple Crumble! I like to think that apple crumble was developed by someone who just couldn’t be bothered with making a pie crust, which was exactly the reason I decided to make it! It’s fast, easy and all that spice…