Fruit cake

Winter is perhaps the perfect time to bake cakes. The aroma of the baking cake fills the kitchen and floats beyond the kitchen ¬†door to the living area. The golden crust of the bloated cake is sure to increase the appetite. No doubt, cakes have become synonymous to Christmas. Christmas had been a special day…

Chhana Poda

My life has added a significant milestone since my last post. I’m now a proud mother of a three months old kid. At this moment when I’m typing this post, he’s cuddled in my lap for a nap. I now realize the patience and pain my mother has taken to raise me and my sister.…

Chocolate vanilla zebra cake

I’ve been trying to make this cake since a long time. The patterned white and brown strips not only look great but also tastes awesome. For making zebra cake, the consistency of the batter is very important. If the batter is thin, it’ll make a swirl cake, because the batter churns due to convection heating…

Apple pie

It’s not true that I only make bengali dishes. You would remember that I got an electric oven recently. I can now bake and toast and roast (may be) with it. I wanted to make mixed fruit tart from a long time. Of course, my pressure cooker wouldn’t have let me make it. I was…

Coconut cookies

I know I said next post would be on mutton meat balls. But couldn’t make it till date. My parents were here. My father has been detected with gall stone. So he avoids oily and spicy food. We restricts ourselves to simple home cooked bengali daily staples. But I have something different. My father bought…

Pancakes

I remember that my mother made this as breakfast when we were in a great hurry for school/college. This is sweet and can be made with the flavour that one wants. I prefer vanilla and so added vanilla essence. This is perfect when you are hungry and really can’t wait for the cake to bake.…