Eagerly waiting for a slice of summer chill? Running to the bakery is no more needed when you can bake and relish the tempting Mango Cake at home! Ingredients: 2 ½ cups of peeled and mashed mangoes 2 cups sugar 2 Eggs 2 cups Flour 2 teaspoons Baking Soda 1 cup chopped almonds 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 115g...
I have not been very good at posting anything on this space lately. And your endless emails and messages have made it clear that you are not exactly liking it. After months of crazy, busy schedule, Abhishek got a few weeks off from school and work, so without missing...
Being a food blogger for these many years now, I have tried and tested so many recipes that I've lost count. Only a small part of those trials turn to success and then even lesser number make their way here. Many times a recipe is a success but then...

Cardamom Cream Cake

This is a deliciously fluffy and melt-in-your-mouth cake which is laced with cardamom flavor that will leave a taste in your mouth much after you clean off the plate. So, why I didn't frost the sides?? 1) I suck at frosting cakes 2) I think naked sided cakes are kinda in...
A warm hello to all of you from India. We reached here a couple days back and it all still feels unreal to me!  I am more than surprised to see how much change can come in just a few years. A lot of good changes and some not...

Orange Olive Oil Cake

Orange Olive Oil Cake. This is a light yet flavorful cake made with basic ingredients from your pantry - Fresh squeezed orange juice, orange zest and olive oil. Ingredients: Nonstick baking spray 5 large navel oranges (but use any winter citrus you want) 3 cups all-purpose flour. (Use whole wheat flour if you...
There's a lot going on behind the scenes of Indian Simmer. A lot of planning, a lot of scheduling and a lot of sleepless nights trying to check off things off of the to-do list! If you know me on twitter then you might have a little idea of...
I have a lot of good memories when it comes to Pistachios. We wouldn't get them in Kannur when I was little so whenever my cousins brought them,I would wait to lick the shells that they were discarding. I love how salty those were.Finding shelled pistachios were impossible until...

Coconut Cookies

Coconut oil has emerged as the new olive oil. This is an excellent source of lauric acid and medium chain triglycerides for your healthy diet and body care routine. Coconut oil is now being promoted for it’s protection against heart diseases. Though I am not qualified to speak on...
I want to share something special today and it doesn’t get any more special than this. There are flavours that work together, and then, there are those that are meant to be together eternally. And for me, that’s Rose, Cardamom and Pistachio. I love the way they work together...
Whether it was her crazy love for chocolate or her determined intent to not leave my side as a baby which made her spend hours with me in the kitchen, that sprouted her love for cooking, I do not know. But the butterfly loves being in and around the...
Enjoy the summer vacation with this luscious, easy and tasty cake.. Ingredients: Ingredients eggs 3 sugar ¾ cup brown sugar 5 tbsp vanilla extract 1½ tbsp baking powder 1½ tsp salt ⅓ tsp milk ¾ cup butter 3 tbsp cubed for cake flour all-purpose/multi-grain flour 1½ cup corn starch 3 tbsp for frosting brown sugar 1 cup packed butter ¾ cup melted heavy cream / milk...