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Yuzu Cheesecake

Yuzu Cheesecake

Sometimes your best laid plans do not come to fruition. I had great ideas for this Yuzu Cheesecake to make it New year party worthy, But work got in the way and I barely had any time left to bake the cake, chill it completely and then decorate. So here we are with a plain […]

Almond Linzer Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

Almond Linzer Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

The Linzer cookies are named after the town from where they originated, Linz in Austria.  The name, Linzer, came from Linzertorte, which is an Austrian torte/tart with a lattice top and blackcurrant jam filling. Created in the 17th century,  the Linzer Torte is the world’s oldest torte recipe.  The ingredient that distinguishes tortes is that they use […]

Instant Pot Butter Chicken with Karma And The Art Of Butter Chicken

Instant Pot Butter Chicken with Karma And The Art Of Butter Chicken

Book Review :- Karma And The Art of Butter Chicken *Disclosure: I did receive a complimentary  e-copy of Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken from the author, Monica for the purpose of reviewing it. Opinions are my own. I received no further compensation for this post.  .. .. ..  . . . What does it mean […]

Ginger Orange Stollen #BreadBakers

Ginger Orange Stollen #BreadBakers

  Stollen, the traditional German Christmas bread is quite a delight to eat. The bread  is filled with colorful nuts, dried fruits, candied citrus peels and enriched with eggs, butter and milk. Legend says that the Stollen, in its typical shape with the white layer of powdered sugar, symbolizes the swaddled Christ Child. In the early […]

Lamb Chelo Kebab

Lamb Chelo Kebab

Thinking about Persian food brings to mind the dazzling sabzi khordan, array of kebabs, magnificent naans & pilafs and also the saffron, pistachios, rose petals & rose water, preserved limes and barberries. I grew up in a house where Persian was just as common a language as Urdu, Kashmiri and English. Persian poetry couplets were […]

Henna Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

Henna Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

Hi you guys! Yes, I am back. It’s been a while since I blogged and what better way to get right back in than with some delicious sugar cookies dressed up in Henna motifs. These henna cookies are in fact my first try with doing anything remotely artistic. I have never been a very artsy […]