Dark Chocolate Orange Cookies

These dark chocolate orange  cookies are soft in the centers, super thick and dense with crunchy edges, with lots of  dark chocolate and orange zest. Recipe Preparation time: 20 min Baking time: 12-14 min Resting time: 4 hours Serves: 25 cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup  unsalted butter at room temperature 2/3 cup  light  brown sugar 1 large egg, at…

Egg Benedict

What is Egg Benedict Egg benedict is an American breakfast dish that consist of english muffin generally topped with cooked bacon, poached egg and hollandaise sauce. It’s a very simple and quick dish with s lot of varieties. What is Hollandaise Sauce Hollandaise sauce is a classic creamy sauce that’s perfect for breakfast or brunch. It is basically…

Flaky Kunafa Gujiya

What is Gujiya Gujiya is a sweet deep fried dumplings, native to the Indian subcontinent, made with  maida(all purpose flour) stuffed with a mixture of sweetened khoa (milk solids; also called mawa) and dried fruits, and fried in ghee.  Several regional cuisines in India feature dishes similar to gujia, but with different fillings. In my region, filling is made of grated coconut and…

Baked Rasgulla

Rasgulla or rasogulla is a famous and signature sweet dish of the Bengalis. It’s also very popular in Orissa. Rasgulla is made from ball-shaped dumplings of chena (an Indian cottage cheese), cooked in light syrup made of sugar. It is very easy to make yet tastes superb.  I already shared my rasgulla recipe in my blog and the…

Thin crust Cauliflower Pizza(gluten-free)

About gluten intolerance Gluten is a protein found primarily in wheat, barley and rye. If a person has a gluten intolerance, this protein can cause digestive problems such as gassiness, abdominal pain or diarrhea. My husband has gluten intolerance,and hence he avoids eating bread, pizza or any other food that contains gluten. And hence I try to make…

Tri colour Veg Momo

About Momo Momo is a type of East and South Asian steamed filled dumpling.Momos are native to Tibet as well Bhutan, Nepal, North Indian region of Ladakh, Northeast Indian regions and East Indian region of Darjeeling. But it is hugely popular across a wider region of the Indian subcontinent as street food. Outer layer of Momo is made from wheat flour.Stuffuing may be of veg or meat fillings. Momo is always served with…

Patisapta Cake

What is Patisapta Patishapta is a popular authentic Bengali dessert. Thin crepes made with refined flour, rice flour and semolina. Stuffed with a tasty grated coconut and milk filling. Winter in Bengal brings forth all manner festivities and the very special art of pitha making – rice-based sweets and savouries. There are over a hundred different types…

Persian Cruncy Baked Saffron Rice(Tachin)

About the dish Tachin, also spelled as tah chin, is an Iranian rice cake primarily consisting of rice, yogurt, saffron, and eggs.Also known as tahcheen, this crispy baked Persian rice is often layered with meat, dried fruit, spices, and presented in a rectangular shape. The key to this recipe is a yogurt-egg-oil-saffron mixture that is mixed with par boiled rice, then layered…

Baked Cheesecake with Pomegranate compote

About the recipe Christmas means lots of cake, cup cakes and muffins. To celebrate this christmas I am sharing a beautiful baked cheese cake with pomegranate toppings. It is not only super delicious to eat but also very attractive to enjoy during this festive season. Recipe Preparation time: 20 mins (+ 2 hours chilling &…

Pavlova with hung curd and mix berry toppings

What is Pavlova Pavlova is a meringue-based light dessert mostly popular in New Zealand and Australia. The dessert is named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova who toured Australia and New Zealand in 1926. Pavlova is made from egg whites that are slowly baked in a relatively cool oven. The egg whites take on a chewy-crisp texture…