Savoury Cheesecake

Today, I am sharing a unique teatime cake recipe that is special for those who can’t have sweet stuff due to some health issues or who don’t like sweets much. I get the inspiration to make this cake from Chenapoda,  an authentic Odia sweet.Chenapoda is an Indian version of cheesecake. I adopted the idea both…

Apple Pie

What is Pie A pie is a baked dish that is usually made of a pastry dough  that contains a filling of various sweet or savoury ingredients. Sweet pies may be filled with fruit, nuts, brown sugar, sweetened vegetables, or with thicker fillings based on eggs and dairy. What is Tart A tart is also…

Caramel & Orange Flavoured Fruit Cake

What is  Fruit Cake Fruitcake is a bread-like cake made with candied or dried fruits, nuts, and spices. The fruit and the cake itself are traditionally soaked in liquor. The sweet treat is usually served (and also gifted) during Christmas or  holidays. Since it’s doused in liquor,  fruitcake lasts for months. About the Recipe This is…

Tutti Frutti Cake

What is tutti frutti Tutti frutti is a colorful confectionery  containing various chopped and usually candied fruits, or an artificial or natural flavouring  simulating the combined flavour of many different fruits .Fruits used for tutti frutti include cherries, watermelon, raisins, and pineapple. Tutti frutti can easily be made at home ,but I used today readymade tutti frutti. I will try to share homemade trutti…

Kulkul or Kalkal

What is Kulkul or Kalkal Kulkul or kalkal is a traditional   pastry , generally made during Christmas in Indian state of Goa. Kulkul is made from  flour, sugar, milk, and  eggs and is shaped into the form of small shells and is fried in ghee or oil. If you like light and less sweet…

Tri colour Eggless Butter Cookies

India is celebrating its 75 years of Independence.  On 15th August 1947, India got its freedom from British colonial rule. To celebrate this special occasion I made some delicious eggless butter cookies that represents the colour of Indian flag ­čç«­čç│. It is a very simple recipe with very few ingredients. I made it eggless so…

Madeleine

About Madeleine The madeleine is a traditional small cake from France. Madeleines are very small sponge cakes with a distinctive shell-like shape acquired from being baked in pans with shell-shaped depressions. These delicate and delicious little French butter cakes called Madeleines are light as air with a crisp edge and soft melt in your mouth…

Coffee Walnut Biscotti

Biscotti is Italian rectangular Biscuits┬áor cookies that originated in the┬áTuscan┬ácity of┬áPrato.┬áThey are made of flour, baking powder, nuts and dry fruits. At first they are baked like cake and then baked twice to make them crisp like biscuits. Biscotti are baked twice, which gives them their dry, crunchy texture. The dough is first shaped into…

Lamington Cake Squares

About the recipe A lamington is an Australian cake made from squares of butter cake or sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate sauce and rolled in dried shredded coconut. The thin mixture is absorbed into the outside of the sponge cake and left to set, giving the cake a distinctive texture. These cake squares are simply irresistible…

Qatayef (stuffed and fried pancakes)

It’s the month of Ramadan and an ifter without qatayef is not complete. Qatayef or katayef is an Arabic dessert commonly served during the month of Ramadan, a sort of sweet pancake filled with cream or nuts. It can be described as a fried and folded stuffed pancake. Different kinds of Qatayef  Qatayef is usually made out of all purpose flour, baking…