Chocolate · Desserts · Eggless · Free from Fridays · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Toasted hazelnut, coconut and chocolate mousse with Cinnamon spice

It’s egg free, dairy free, gluten-free, and can be nut free too. You thinking really? Yes well why not? Desserts after a meal are enjoyed by all they should be enticing, appealing and eaten with your eyes before you even taste it, so what if you have allergies? Surely you don’t want to miss out… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Toasted hazelnut, coconut and chocolate mousse with Cinnamon spice

Baking · Cakes · Desserts · Uncategorized

Strawberry milkshake cupcakes

Thick creamy ice cream whizzed with fresh strawberries enjoyed on a warm sunny day hmmmm definitely one for some of this wonderful weather we’ve been blessed with over the past week. Ice cream based milkshakes have been a childhood favourite and ideally would always choose chocolate but when Carol from Sugarandcrumbs sent me their Strawberry… Continue reading Strawberry milkshake cupcakes

Desserts · Eggless · Food · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Pancake Day: Egg free Exotic Mango and Cardamom Pancakes…

Yay Pancake Day has finally arrived ( well in a few hours 😉 ), not that we ever need an excuse to make or consume delicious pancakes. Are you making pancakes? If so, what kind? Plain, chocolate, fruit filled, jam filled or simply enjoying the classic lemon and sugar? I started concocting ideas and my… Continue reading Pancake Day: Egg free Exotic Mango and Cardamom Pancakes…

Desserts · Food · Free from Fridays · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Dairy Free Coconut, Rose and Cardamom Indian Rice Pudding

Traditionally Indian Rice Pudding is made from milk, sugar, rice, saffron, cardamom and nuts sounds delicious doesn’t it? Well as a little girl growing up in Kenya I clearly remember my mum and gran making this rice pudding known as Doodh pak in Gujarati and serving it with hot chappati, honestly it is scrumptious. Doodh… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Dairy Free Coconut, Rose and Cardamom Indian Rice Pudding

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

Desserts · East meets West Fusion · Eggless · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

White Chocolate,Orange and Gulab Jamun Cheesecake

    Cheesecakes are such classic but elegant desserts and with so many varieties available you are spoilt for choice. I have experimented with varieties of egg less cheesecakes and this gulab jamun cheesecake idea came to my head when preparing a meal plan for dinner I hosted on Saturday. Searching through on the Internet… Continue reading White Chocolate,Orange and Gulab Jamun Cheesecake