Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Quick-fixes

Banana-Cinnamon Cupcakes

I had a dessert disaster last week. It was such a disaster that it shook my confidence in baking, even though this was a no bake recipe. Ishaaq's friends were coming over for dinner and I was responsible for an eggless dessert since one…

February 7, 2013
Baking Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Vegetarian

Mulberry Crumble Tart

Happy New Year! I know its late – 9 days of 2013 have already passed – and I haven’t posted in almost a month. But, it’s just been 2 months filled with weddings and just weddings. Winter has set in and Mumbai too is…

January 9, 2013
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Uncategorized

Apple Pie

Yes! I finally made it. I made pastry dough; I made Apple Pie and it worked! You're probably wondering what's so exciting about all this. Well, I've stayed away from making pastry dough as though it was the plague since the past three years…

November 28, 2012
Baking Desserts Fruit HomeCooked

Nigella’s Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

I started baking when I was in my early teens. While I started off with packet cakes by Pillsbury and Betty Crocker, I soon proceeded to baking several other simple cakes from scratch. But, the highlight was always my upside-down pineapple cake. I'd dogmatically…

September 2, 2012
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked

Caramelised Bananas in an Orange Syrup

Caramel is such a beautiful flavour - hints of bitterness in the sweetness of the sugar make it just delicious - and not to forget the gorgeous colour and the alchemy involved in making a caramel! I have always been fascinated with the making…

June 25, 2012