Coffee walnut cake

A hot cup of English breakfast tea and a warm moist tea time cake , is my idea of a perfect Sunday evening. This cake is a perfect blend of the warm flavour of strong coffee and the goodness of walnuts and the perfect recipe for those , like me , who are not ones for...

Veg food in Russia

My recent trip to Russia started with a lot of apprehension about the availability of vegetarian food in Russia, which is predominantly a meat eating country. I was pleasantly surprised at the variety of vegetarian food that was available. I wouldn’t say that we...
Brazilian cheese bread

Brazilian cheese bread

Recently, I learnt, from my son, about this amazing bread he ate , made by his Brazilian friend. He was raving so much about this bread, called Pao de Queijo, that I absolutely wanted to find out how it’s made and what it looks like. After some research, I came...
Fruit custard with steamed meringue

Fruit custard with steamed meringue

Custard with fruits is a very common dessert which is light and easy on calories and a vanilla flavoured custard goes well with all kinds of fruits. The most common variation of custard and fruits is , the trifle pudding. Some time back , I came across this recipe in...
Pinwheel Samosas

Pinwheel Samosas

It’s festival time and a time for great treats too! One of the most popular street foods in India is the Samosa. There are many variations of the filling, that goes into the samosa but the dough for the outer shell is the same. The samosa is crisp on the outside...