Kalakand

Kalakand is an Indian sweet with its origins in Alwar, Rajasthan. It is one of the most popular sweets made by solidifying milk and paneer. Plus, it is extremely easy to make! Kalakand is light on the sweetness score and just melts in the mouth! So I have tried to recreate this delight today, on…

Banoffee Pie

Banoffee Pie, is a classic British dessert recipe. It is made from layers of whipped cream, bananas, and toffee; condensed milk is boiled to form toffee and the base of the pie is made from digestive biscuits. All the above ingredients are layered and refrigerated; it tastes best when chilled. Hence, Banoffee Pie can safely…

Gajar Halwa

Gajar Halwa, a quintessential reminder that the winters have arrived in India! This dish originated in the Indian subcontinent during the Mughal era and is a popular dessert here even today. It essentially combines the sweetness of the seasonal vegetable- red carrots -with milk, sugar, and ghee or clarified butter. However, you can adjust the…

Sooji Halwa

Sooji Halwa is the easiest Indian sweet dish! A halwa is a condensed form of confection served across Eurasia and Africa. It is like a porridge while being prepared but becomes dense after it is cooked and allowed to cool. It has different types and varies according to the main ingredient used. Sooji Halwa is…

Amrakhand

Amrakhand is a delicious variant of the Indian dessert Shrikhand. Originating in Maharashtra and Gujarat, this recipe essentially anchors on one core seasonal ingredient, mangoes; ‘amra’ means mango in  Marathi. You can make Amrakhand with any variety of mango. Here, I have used Sindura mango, it is reddish-green in colour and has a distinct flavour on…

Chocolate Brownie

Chocolate Brownie is an American cuisine dessert. It is also said to be the easiest dessert for a beginner in baking. A chocolate brownie is a cross between a cake and a cookie; it is interesting to note that the final output depends on the interplay of the ingredients-white flour and cocoa powder. There are…

Brigadeiro

Brigadeiro is a delectable delight from Brazil! It is also extremely easy to prepare and is a sure shot hit at parties, reunions, or any celebration! I stumbled upon this recipe while searching for eggless desserts and voila! I discovered this wonderful delicacy prepared using essentially three ingredients-butter, condensed milk, cocoa. Also, it can be made…

Shrikhand

Shrikhand is the simplest of all desserts that leaves you spellbound with its simple yet flavoursome features! It is a dessert recipe from the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra in India. I recently discovered this extremely easy and beautiful recipe in my mother’s old recipe books; and immediately wanted to recreate it my way. Shrikhand…

Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis

Panna Cotta is a classic Italian dessert and a real showstopper to your dinner evenings! It essentially means ‘cooked cream’, Panna means ‘cream’; Cotta means ‘cooked’ in Italian. Hence, Panna Cotta features cooked sweetened cream, infused with flavourings of your choice such as vanilla, chocolate, rum et al, moulded with gelatin. Here, I have used…

Toffee Apples

Toffee Apples is a classic Chinese dessert. It is an extremely simple recipe that makes use of some apples which are coated in a flour batter and fried. Toffee Apples is a healthier dessert where the apples just melt in your mouth! I also found this recipe as an excellent option to gift as a…

Chocolate Fudge

  Just the mentioning of the phrase ‘Chocolate Fudge’, makes you the ‘Charlie’ of the ‘Chocolate Factory’! Well, it is a popular dessert, liked by people of all generations! I mean, who doesn’t like chocolate?! So, without further ado, I present before you a quick and easy recipe of this heavenly dessert. Yeah, I can…