DEEP CHOCOLATE CAKE CUPCAKES – Eggfree and vegan

DEEP CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES These are simple chocolatey egg-free cupcakes. Bake them a day before you frost them, for a moist tender crumb. I like to frost these with some sweetened whipped cream and add toppings like crushed Oreos, caramel or coloured sugar sprinkles. Ingredients 150 ml warm water 75ml  neutral oil 1 tsp vanilla extract…

CUPCAKES – the gossamer sweet bite

Cupcakes dainty, pretty,cutesy are a much loved sugar indulgence. Here is my recipe for easy one bowl chocolate cupcakes with bakery style buttercream frosting ONE BOWL CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES As easy as it gets no fail chocolate cake batter. This sponge is not too sweet and is perfectly complemented with a sweet buttercream or whipped ganache…

ROYAL ICING COOKIE ART-A dedication to the Indian woman

It was a creative synergy, I chose to design these two royal icing cookies along with my friend Deepali Jangde way back in 2016. Our inspiration for this effort were the brilliant cookies crafted by Marta Torres of Cookie Lab ! We decided to work on two colorful pictures that depict a style of the…

MIRAZUR IN MUMBAI – A Michelin star experience

Soft and beautiful Renuka Nadkarni-Hattangadi of @adfactorspr @just.a.pinchofsalt invited me for this most memorable afternoon. A prelude to the #MastersofMarriott pop up by Chef Mauro Colagreco,being hosted by Culinary Culture at the Marriott. I packed my work day stroller and dashed to the ballroom at St.Regis,Mumbai. And found myself surrounded by chefs and food bloggers,…

Forbidden Fruit: Chocolat

Few things can stir up strong emotions in us like food can. The rush of nostalgia and the lump you get in your throat when you eat something that resembles your mother’s cooking? Ever found the world to be a little less intimidating after a plate or two of pizza, pasta, or even a bowl…

Christmas Cheer: Mulled Wine

Come Christmas season, and all we want to do is soak in the holiday spirit with good food and good company! Here is a classic Christmas recipe from Jamie Oliver for Mulled Wine, a warm drink of spiced wine to keep you company through the cold evenings. It is a personal favorite of mine! Enriched…

Taste of an Indian Winter: Carrot Halwa

The Indian winter is truly a season of feasting – the best produce and the most elaborate celebratory recipes! To make the most of fresh carrots this season – here is the classic carrot halwa recipe with a twist – I have used jaggery powder instead of refined sugar for an earthy, nutty taste. Do…

Malted Cocoa Cookies

These are thick chunky cookies, redolent with flavors of malted chocolate and a mild cocoa powder. Elevate them to a super indulgent treat with chopped peanuts, walnuts or chocolate chunks!

Food Films: Rosogolla

There probably isn’t any other Indian sweet as iconic as the Rosogolla. These soft, melt-in-your-mouth spongy orbs of chhena or curdled milk soaked in a sweet sugar syrup continue to be an eternal favourite even today. They have even given rise to legendary wars – of both Indian states of West Bengal & Odisha claiming…