Condiments · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce with a Hint of Cardamom Spice

How many of you are still using up left overs from Christmas?  Well I for sure am and no its not Brussel sprouts or pies or veggies it’s the ingredients I had bought to make my Saffron and cardamom infused profiteroles which I never got round to due to unforeseen circumstances. Now what do I do… Continue reading Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce with a Hint of Cardamom Spice

Condiments · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Uncategorized

Festive Chutneys and Gifts: Chilli, Pineapple and Cranberry Chutney

Only 2 sleeps till Christmas and I am still making home made gifts to give to a few friends. Do you have any last minute gifts that you have to get? Then why not give this ago because its simple, easy and best of all home made. Jars of Chutney’s add such a lovely touch… Continue reading Festive Chutneys and Gifts: Chilli, Pineapple and Cranberry Chutney

Baking · Desserts · East meets West Fusion · Food · Uncategorized

Saffron and Cardamom Infused Profiteroles Smothered in Chocolate Cointreau Sauce

One for me, one for you, one for me, one for you, oh ok you can have as many as you like. Oh yes I am continuing with my dessert posts for the festive season and this one is surely not  to miss. Do you like profiteroles? Are you someone who is not afraid of… Continue reading Saffron and Cardamom Infused Profiteroles Smothered in Chocolate Cointreau Sauce

Baking · Cakes · Desserts · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Uncategorized

Christmas Spiced Cranberry, Orange and Carrot Bundt Cake

So many of us look forward to desserts after a delicious Christmas lunch, what will you be having? Mince pies?, Christmas pudding?, Yule log? so many options aren’t there. Well in our household unfortunately mince pies and christmas pudding don’t get much attention, instead they tend to hide behind other desserts.  Every year I tend… Continue reading Christmas Spiced Cranberry, Orange and Carrot Bundt Cake

Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Uncategorized

Roasted Spice and Coconut Flour Stuffed Vegetable Curry

Coconut flour? Yes coconut flour, since I tweeted this dish so many of you messaged me asking what is coconut flour and how is it used. Coconut flour is an alternative to wheat, in fact healthier than wheat and some other grains, it is high in fibre and protein and low in carbohydrates. It is delicious… Continue reading Roasted Spice and Coconut Flour Stuffed Vegetable Curry

Baking · Eggless · Food · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Festive Treats: Cinnamon Spiced Apricot, Ginger and Date Pastry Pinwheels with Satsuma Drizzle

With Christmas less than 3 weeks away,Christmas tree up, presents partly wrapped and the family looking forward to spending some time together, we start planning and preparing food menus. In fact the food list is so long, every year it seems like we over prepare for Christmas dinner so this year the plan is to have a lovely… Continue reading Festive Treats: Cinnamon Spiced Apricot, Ginger and Date Pastry Pinwheels with Satsuma Drizzle

Awards · Uncategorized

Awards: Liebster Award

Nearly a month ago I received a lovely message from Chef Divya that she has nominated me for the Liebster Award. Firstly I was overcome with joy to have received an award nomination in less than three months of blogging so thank you so much Divya it is very heart-felt and touching.  Chef Divya has  a lovely… Continue reading Awards: Liebster Award