Classic Baked Cheese Cake

Who doesn’t love a classic baked cheesecake? I admit making it can be bit of a drag..first baking it and then waiting for it to chill till its the perfect temperature for consumption. I think its totally worth the wait..that rich creamy decadent Philly cheesecake with the strawberry topping.. Yes, I love the baked more…

Guava Cheese

Guava cheese, also known as ‘perad’ in  Goa and Mangalore is a traditional Christmas sweet. These delicate, melt-in-the-mouth chunks of happiness are made from the peal and kernel of the ripe guava rich in vitamin C. I learned this recipe from my Aunt who made it every year for Christmas. This year, I decided to…

Chicken Lasagne

Layers of joy. Creamy minced elegance cuddled in delicate sheets of pasta. Lasagne, originally from northern Italy is not only wholesome, but easy and quick! Of course this recipe isn’t the traditional recipe. I’ve added an Indian spicy twist to it and is a cross between marinara and alfredo. 😛 Ingredients: 1 kg minced/ diced…

The Cheesecake Brownies

Brownies are the most versatile in the baked goods category. They taste amazing when coupled with almost anything. While ice cream and cookies are usually preferred with a chocolate brownie, I decided to top it up with a basic cheesecake topping. And boy, that was a good decision! Ingredients 150 gms dark cooking chocolate 3/4…

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Curry pastes form the bases of southeast Asian cooking. Thai coconut-based curries are numerous. Green, yellow, red, orange! The green Thai curry is the only curry made with fresh green chillies. All the other curries use dried chillies as their base. Thai curries typically use a base aromatic paste for their gravy. In this recipe…

Salted Caramel Macarons

Macarons, also known as french cookies are one of my favorite pastry. Macarons became very popular in India after the second season of Master chef Australia where they were introduced by Pastry Chef, Adriano Zumbo in the form of a macaron tower. I still remember my first salted caramel flavoured macaron and fell in love…

One Dish Creamy Pasta

This particular pasta recipe doesn’t even require you to boil the pasta before you get started. That is correct, no-boil pasta! And it really works! I was a little apprehensive in the beginning since I wasn’t sure if the shells would cook. I gave it a try anyway.. and voila..It worked! I used just one…

Red velvet Churros

Churros, being a  fried dough pastry naturally appealed to my palette. It is popular in Spain, France and other European countries. I enjoyed my first churro with my school friends at Chocolateria San churros couple of years ago. It was dipped in nutella and filled with it as well. At the time I assumed churros…

Zesty Baked Fish

Planning on adding fish to your diet? Something healthy and quick perhaps? Here is an easy way to get started. The best part is you need not marinate the fish before baking. This dish isn’t time consuming nor is it messy! Also, you can put your choice of veggies and get creative! Baked or boiled fish…

Brownie Mousse cake

I was looking at TASTY videos over Facebook and stumbled upon this great idea of combining two of my favorite deserts. The chocolate mousse, which is also one of the first deserts I learnt to make as a child and the gooey chocolate brownie. I tried it out for my Mums birthday last week and…

Baked Honey Chilly Chicken

Sugar, spice and everything nice. The first time I tried out this amazing flavor was at Plan B, The Honey chilly hot wings. The moment you bite into a juicy piece you feel the honey on your palette after which the spice catches you by surprise. This dish is not only finger licking good but…

Momos with Red Chutney

Native to Tibet and Sikkim, Momos have become a popular dish that can be enjoyed any time of the day! It is very similar to the gyoza in Japan or the mandu in Korea.In Bangalore, where I lived for over 4 years, Momos are sold at the corner of every second street by our north…