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Summer Berry Cake

Summer Berry Cake

  Summer berries are in full season now, and what better way to use them than in this lovely berry cake! The cake is a delightful cross between a rich pound cake and light coffee cake. The buttermilk  makes it soft and moist and the  berries add a refreshing taste. Feel free to substitute raspberries or blueberries with … Continue reading

Leche Flan

Leche Flan

This is probably the most amazing flan recipe in the world!  The ingredients are relatively simple and easy to find, it takes little time to put together and voila! you have a delicious creamy caramel custard which is sure to be a hit with everyone! The “Leche” in the name of this recipe is the Spanish word for … Continue reading

Ras Malai – Indian dessert

Ras Malai – Indian dessert

To continue with the holiday/festival theme, here is a recipe for an Indian dessert I made for Diwali last month. Ras malai is one of my favorite Indian desserts. The soft and sweet pillowy goodness of paneer “dumplings” floating in sea of cardamom and pistachio milk is just irresistible. It’s also incredible that the entire dish … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

This Thanksgiving, I decided to try my hand at baking a Pumpkin cheesecake. I have come a long way since I used to think that pumpkin-themed sweet goods were, well, unsavory in my cookbook! In Indian cooking, pumpkin is mainly used in savory and spicy dishes and my first exposure to a sweet pumpkin dish … Continue reading