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Diwali Delicacies: Badam,Pista Chocolate Palmiers

Now that our nine days of Navratri is over, we have the sparkling festival of lights Diwali to look forward to. All those who celebrate this joyous festival will now have preparations in full swing from making mountains of sweets and savouries to adorning their homes with colours,rangoli patterns and lights. Diwali is only two weeks… Continue reading Diwali Delicacies: Badam,Pista Chocolate Palmiers

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Candied Ginger and Orange Bundt Cake with Saffron Chocolate Ganache

Wow the title is long but hey that’s what this cake is all about. As it’s National Baking week from 14-20th of October I’m literally going through my list of items in my personal recipe book. To be honest this wasn’t even on that list but I came across a big bag of candied ginger… Continue reading Candied Ginger and Orange Bundt Cake with Saffron Chocolate Ganache

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Chocalicious Pomegranate and Shrikhand Cupcakes

Shrikhand is a very popular pudding or dessert which accompanies an Indian meal. It is made with thick creamy curd, sugar and rich Saffron and Cardamom spice. What ever the occasion Shrikhand is enjoyed , been said that eating shrikhand after an Indian meal helps neutralise your palette but do you really need an excuse for eating shrikhand? I remember… Continue reading Chocalicious Pomegranate and Shrikhand Cupcakes

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Salted Pistachio and Chocolate Loaf

In small quantities, dark chocolate ( min 70%) is full of goodness well compared to milk and white chocolate anyway. I’m sure I can safely say for majority of us we always use this reason to overcome our guilty indulgence when we bite into a chunk of dark chocolate. A couple of days ago I… Continue reading Salted Pistachio and Chocolate Loaf

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Celebrating Festivals- Mint chocolate barfi

Barfi is a classic Indian mithai served on several occasions. There are many different varieties of barfi some containing nuts, fruits or just plain milk. Barfi can be made using khoya/mawa, condense milk or full fat milk powder it is the Indian version of classic British fudge. We all enjoy a bit of indulgence and with so many varieties to choose… Continue reading Celebrating Festivals- Mint chocolate barfi

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Ginger Spiced Beetroot and Chocolate Cake served with Cardamom Cream

My youngest who is 5 months old had a play date yesterday with her ” cot neighbour” when she was in ITU. I was so excited for them to meet after such a while, I couldn’t wait to see the expression on their faces and hear baby babble. This also gave us mum’s an opportunity… Continue reading Ginger Spiced Beetroot and Chocolate Cake served with Cardamom Cream

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Cardamom infused lime and coconut cake with white chocolate ganache

Wow the last few days have surely been so busy .Last month I submitted this recipe of mine into the Clandestine Cake Club competition for The Cake and Bake Show which is happening this weekend. A couple of weeks ago I received an email saying my recipe made into the final 10 and I had… Continue reading Cardamom infused lime and coconut cake with white chocolate ganache