Oh! Little Cupcake

A cupcake is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may baked in a small thin paper or aluminium cup. As, with larger cakes, icing and other decorations such as fruit, candy and gems may be applied. The cupcakes evolved in the United States in the 19th century, and it was revolutionary because…

Gulab Jamun

A classic Indian sweet or dessert is very famous and is enjoyed in most festive and celebrating meals. Gulab meaning rose and jam in meaning berry. Gulab Jamun is a berry sized ball dunked in rose flavoured sugar syrup. Gulab Jamun was first prepared in medieval India, it was accidently prepared by the Mughal emperor…

Indian Sweets ( Mithai)

India is a country for sweets and desserts,  a place where desserts after dinner or lunch, are a must and make the meal complete. Desserts or sweets are the cherry topping of Indian culture. Indian sweets and desserts are called mithai, a significant element of Indian cuisine.  Most of the Indian sweets are made with…

DELICIOUSLY DEVINE 

THE HINDU TRADITION OF PRASAD IS ROOTED IN BELIEF THAT SHARING FOOD IS A SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE . ONE OF THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO SHOW SOMEONE YOU LOVE THEM IS FOOD. THIS HOLDS GOOD FOR GOD TOO AND ITS IDEA BEHIND THE CUSTOM OF NAIVEDYAM, AN OFFERING MADE TO A HINDU DIETY OR GURU.  ITS…

Glazed Doughnut

They are light as air and melt in your mouth or caky and sugarcoated, ready to dunk. The best are made by hand with wholesome ingredients. For me, the perfect yeasted doughnut  has been freshly fried, and offering  the gentlest chew. It is completely coated  with a glaze that is just set, and flecked with…

INDIAN STREET FOOD

India is a country where people live in street and eat in street. Street food is popular all over the world. People from all kinds of background eat street food. From Mumbai to New Delhi, cities throughout India boast an delicious array of street foods. When it comes to street food, India is a proud…

Gur : Sweetness & Light

The earliest memory I have of my gradmother is her hands . The skin lucent against the lazy winter afternoon sunshine , as her soft , dark fingers . She would pull out little lumps from amber – colored mound of greated coconut , cooked in gur and gentely , lovingly , shape them into…

Joy of Baking

For my first blog post I am going to share about carrot cake. Carrot Cake never goes out of style and one bite will tell you why. This rich and moist spice cake , full of grated carrot and toasted nuts , has great flavours , especially when covered with tangy and sweet cream cheese…