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Baking Desserts HomeCooked

Nigella’s Double Chocolate Muffins

These double chocolate muffins are epic. They are soft, fluffy, fudgy with chocolate chips and, in my opinion, simply the best option. I've made these muffins plenty of times, and if you follow me on Instagram, you will know how many times I've made…

November 26, 2015
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Tea-time

Mango-Chilli Cupcakes

The food world is filled with classic flavour combinations: apple-cinnamon, lamb-rosemary, garlic-almost anything, steak-onions, chocolate-hazelnut (read nutella), chicken-cherry tomatoes, tomato-basil-mozzarella and much more. Now, I love all these combinations, but then sometimes, the mind aspires for the unique; something you haven't tried before. So,…

April 25, 2013
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
Chocolate Desserts HomeCooked Quick-fixes

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Ever wondered about the chocolate lava cake? How is it that the moment you cut it open, a river of delicious molten chocolate just streams out? Magic? No, it's not, as I recently discovered. You just need to put a ball of cold ganache…

September 30, 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