It’s cherry blossom season, and I know it’s hard to get out there and enjoy nature’s annual show right now, but in leu of an actual visit how about celebrating it with a delicious cake? With cherries no less!! Continue reading Cherry Blossom Pound Cake
OMG!! This is one amazing tart! I am so excited to share this recipe with you all!! I came across this recipe during our Shelter in Place and here I was trying to pass my time watching Food Network when I came across a young pastry chef Natasha Pickowicz from New York who was showing Ina Garten how to make a carrot tart! Continue reading Roasted Carrot Tart
Good Thursday everyone. How is your week so far? Quiet and calm? Our week started with everyone working from home and online schooling. The kids are in a routine with their remote learning, although they did grumble that they didn’t like it. They miss school. You know, the silver lining with this stay at home order is that now kids appreciate school a lot more 😀. Even Hitesh had a few sighs of how he misses the social aspect and human touch that work provides. Nonetheless we are staying put at home to ride this out. Continue reading Indian Style Eggs & Parisian Style Sandwich
It was a gorgeous sunny day with blue skies and puffs of white clouds last week Thursday. On that morning I had already gone on my walk, already spent time in my garden, and already prepared lunch for the family, and still had time on my hands, so I decided to bake. With such a beautiful day in front of me, a spring inspired cupcake seemed very appealing.
I have to be honest, I’ve never had a cake that incorporated fresh orange and lemon flesh before. Have you? Folks this citrus cake takes an orange and lemon cake to the next level! Continue reading Triple Citrus Bundt Cake
Hot and sour soup. We love this soup in our family! Hot and sour soup has to be one of our favorite soups, but until recently I never thought of making it at home. We get the most delicious hot and sour soup at our local Chinese restaurants that I never bothered to try. My kids on the other hand are a lot more adventurous and ventured to make this soup at home for our Christmas dinner last month. Continue reading Hot and Sour Soup
It’s the holiday season and you are probably heading to a few holiday parties and dinners, and if you are like me you are always wondering what to make for the holiday pot luck gatherings. That’s why I’ve been posting so many quick and easy recipes that are party worthy to look at and delicious to eat, just like these easy recipes Continue reading Puff Pastry Spinach Pie
Soft crumbly almond orange bars is a flourless torte made with all the goodness of crushed almonds. I got the idea for this almond bar when I was making a Spanish almond cake called Tarta de Santiago—Galicia.
The Spanish almond cake was wonderfully fluffy and light but it took 6 eggs to make it that way and I thought let me try and make a version with just 2 eggs and alter the recipe a bit. Here I was trying to figure out if anyone would like this almond bar like cake when a funny thing happened; the family started trying it and absolutely loved it! Continue reading Almond Orange Bars
A delicious quiche made with flavorful veggies all baked into a crustless style quiche. If you are looking for a light and easy quiche to make that is healthy and delicious this is the one to try. All you do is sauté the veggies, then start layering them with an egg mixture, then cheese, and then bake. The egg and cream mixture finds it way into the veggies and bakes into a fluffy custardy type of quiche. My daughter said it tasted like the Japanese egg custard called chawanmushi 😋. Packed with flavor and light as can be, serve this quiche with a side salad like this kale apple avocado salad and you’ll have the most delicious, healthy and filling lunch. Continue reading Mushroom Pepper Kale Veggie Quiche
Looking to make a quick batch of cup cakes loaded with good for you blueberries? This recipe makes the most light and fluffy blueberry cup cakes ever! I picked up this recipe from my friend Nishma who asked me to stop by for a quick cup of tea and a light breakfast after my morning gym workout one day. These delicious blueberry muffins were on her menu. Light and fluffy and sweetened to perfection, these muffins tasted so good with a cup of tea in the morning, that I must admit I did feel a little guilty having it after my workout. But Nishma informed me that it was light on the sugar and made with almond flour. Somehow hearing this made me enjoy the muffin even more. Continue reading Light and Fluffy Blueberry Muffins