Salted Caramel and Ganache Brownie Trifles

Last week, I introduced a new class at the Studio. Try as I might, to juggle all the classes I run because they are popular and the ones I . want to do because I love teaching them, I fail to accommodate new ones as often as I would like to. This week, I decided…

{Eating Out ~ New Menu Review} Le Cafe, Novotel, Hitech City

Cafes and I go back a long way. I’ve spent time at them waiting, courting, reflecting, absorbing and grieving. Every verb attached to an emotion that can exist has been experienced over the last two decades at coffee shops by me. I love them with company and they are ideal places to get lost with…

Valentine Day Recipes

Chocolate lovers rejoice! Mini Chocolate and Strawberry Trifles Boozey Chocolate Tarts (yes booze makes everything better) Oreo Brownies Cake Pops Chocolate Cheese Cake Chocolate Valentino Cake  Deep Dark Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting  Chocolate Truffles   Non Chocolatey stuff but still terrific! Sweetheart Cookies  Orange and Vanilla Cupcakes Vanilla Custard with Pears poached in Orange…

Nutella and Fresh Fruit Dessert Pizza

For some reason, I am terribly preoccupied these days. I lose track of what I was doing and the only way to stay sane is my multiple to-do lists. I am spending a lot less time at the laptop, but my phone bills are testimony to the amount of time I am connected online, monitoring the…

Mango cupcakes with mango buttercream frosting

  I am nothing if not a mango fiend. I brave the summers in Hyderabad only because of the fabulous array of mangoes we get here. The most popular and commercially successful one is the Banaganapalli. While my favourites are Shakkar gutli (a small apple sized mango that is sweet as sugar – shakkar +sugar)…