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)…

Beat the Heat Series ~ Rose Falooda

This blogging is a dangerous activity, yes it brings you in touch with like minded people, you make friends, you connect offline, but it also means that you can get quite obsessed with making / cooking what someone else is eating because you are bombarded with pictures or descriptions! R of Hungry and Excited blog,…

Diwali Treats ~ Sweet and Savoury treats

Am not doing anything special for Diwali (yet) this year. But here are all my favourite festival treats. What’s cooking in your kitchens? Sweets Balushahi¬† Semia Payasam (Doesn’t get easier than this!) Orange Scented Besan Burfi Kaddu ka Kheer White Chocolate Pannacotta (Gelatine free) Savouries Nippattu Namak Paare Ribbon Pakodi

Valentine’s Day Trifle ~ Chocolate Cake and Strawberries

Yes I know that Chocolate and Strawberries are a Valentine’s day cliche…. but they are a cliche for a reason. They taste so bloody good together! So if you want a really quick to put together dessert to celebrate this day of love… or a quick and easy dessert to make ahead when you have…