Christmas

Christmas is one of the most important festivals of the year. The festival of Christmas is celebrated for ten continuous days. The end of these Christian festivities is the New year day. The British introduced the Gregarian Calendar and throughout their rule it was the only calendar in use for official purposes. Even after they left and India became independent that calendar is being followed in India for official purposes. The first day of January is the New year day of the Gregarian Calendar.

Plum Cake
Cakes, Christmas

Plum Cake

Plum Cake is a very popular cake variety served during tea time and is a must during Christmas time. Try this rich plum cake that is delicious, fruity and makes for a great dessert treat for any occasion. This delicious Christmas plum cake recipe is very easy to make and […]

Eggless Chocolate Cupcake
Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas

Eggless Chocolate Cupcake

A delicious, moist and simple eggless chocolate cupcake for Christmas or for any occasion. Not only this is easy to make, it is also a perfect treat for any parties or events. These cupcakes are soft, moist and delicious. The best part is they require only a handful of ingredients. […]

Basic homemade cake recipe
Cakes, Christmas

Home Made Cake

Ever wondered if you can bake a home made cake without an oven? It is easy to bake a cake without an oven and with an equipment we use everyday – pressure cooker. Yes, you heard it right! With our recipe, it is quite easy to bake a basic cake in […]

Chocolate Biscuit Cake
Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas, Valentines Day

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Rich in chocolate and made with biscuits, our Chocolate Biscuit Cake is easy to make and tastes awesome, especially as our method does not involve baking. One doesn’t need a special occasion to enjoy chocolate. So what if you don’t have an oven to bake a cake. It’s still possible to […]

microwave chocolate mug cake
Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas, Microwave

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

A very simple and quick Eggless Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake recipe. All it takes is just 5 minutes and you can have a delicious chocolate dessert immediately and is suited for all occasions. Ingredients: All Purpose Flour – 4 tblsp Baking Powder – 1/4 tsp Sugar – 2 tblsp Milk […]

Chocolate Peda
Chocolate, Christmas, Diwali, Onam, Sweets

Chocolate Peda

Chocolate Peda is a very simple and easy to make sweet made for special occasions and festivals like Diwali. Kids will love this delicious dessert and it takes only 20 minutes to make this. While the original recipe calls for a microwave, there is an alternate version for those who […]

Mango Peda
Christmas, Diwali, Mango, Onam, Paneer, Sweets

Mango Peda

Peda is a popular and traditional North Indian sweet made during festivals and occasions. The Mango Peda is a super simple recipe and makes for a great dessert to any festival, special occasion or parties. This peda is very popular during the summer months as the mangoes are in season. […]

Sitaphal Ki Kheer (Custard Apple Pudding)
Christmas, Kheer

Sitaphal Ki Kheer

A delicious dessert for festive occasions, this custard apple pudding is easy to make and colourful. Ingredients: Custard Apple (Sitaphal) – 4 Whole Milk – 3 litres Sugar – 1/2 cup Dry Fruits for garnishing Method: 1. De-seed the custard apple and retain the pulp. 2. Boil the milk, stirring […]

Oatmeal Cookies
Christmas, Cookies, Oats

Oatmeal Cookies

Rich in fiber content, these cookies made with oats are a great healthy snack for anytime. Ingredients: Rolled Oats – 3 cups Almonds (or Walnuts) – 1/2 to 1 cup, chopped Maida – 2 cups Butter – 1 cup, unsalted, softened Light Brown Sugar – 1 cup Egg – 2, […]

Almond Biscotti
Christmas, Cookies

Almond Biscotti

Crisp and crunchy, Almond Biscotti is a traditional Italian Christmas cookie served during teatime as a snack. Ingredients: Egg – 1 Flour (All-Purpose Flour or Whole Wheat Flour) – 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar – 1/4 cup Oil – 1/4 cup Star Anise Powder – 1 tsp Baking Powder – 3/4 […]

Baked Coconut Shrimp
Christmas, Shrimp

Baked Coconut Shrimp

A simple, delicious and tasty appetizer for any meal or occasion. As this recipe does not use any oil, it is also healthy. Ingredients: Shrimps – 15, raw, deveined, peeled, tails intact Butter – 1 tblsp, melted Coconut – 1/2 cup, grated Egg – 1 small Maida – 1/8 cup […]

Eggless Chocolate Cake
Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas, Valentines Day

Basic Eggless Chocolate Cake

Are you a vegetarian, have an egg allergy or simply don’t like eggs? Don’t let these simple excuses stop you from enjoying some fundamental pleasures of life. A basic Eggless Chocolate Cake will fall under this category. Just like any other new invention, the eggless cake was born out of […]

Chocolate Cupcake
Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas, Kids

Chocolate Cupcake

Chocolate Cupcakes are a simple, delicious and perfect dessert for any occasion and also as an everyday treat, especially as kid’s after-school snack. Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 100 gms Powdered Sugar – 100 gms Butter – 100 gms Eggs – 2 Cocoa Powder – 3 tsp Baking Powder – […]

Vanilla Sponge Cake
Cakes, Christmas

Vanilla Sponge Cake

Vanilla Sponge cake is one of the most basic cake recipes. Made from staple ingredients found in our kitchen, this cake is extremely easy to make. There are just 5 major ingredients to this cake – flour, sugar, butter, eggs and baking powder. The British cuisine has a popular cake […]

Poached Plums with Ice Cream
Christmas, Dessert

Poached Plums

Poached Plums is a perfect dessert for any occasion. Easy to make and not too heavy, it is best served with vanilla ice cream. Ingredients: Plums – 250 gms Caster Sugar – 50 gms Cinnamon – a small stick Water – 175 ml Orange Juice – 1 cup Vanilla Ice […]

Christmas Coleslaw
Christmas

Christmas Coleslaw

Christmas Coleslaw is a light and perfect dish to start your festive season.  Simple and easy to make, they can be served cold or at room temperature. Ingredients: White Cabbage – 2 1/2 tblsp, finely chopped Red (or Purple) Cabbage – 2 1/2 tblsp, finely chopped Carrots – 2, medium, […]

Buttermilk Pancakes
American, Christmas

Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes is an easy to make and quick breakfast for weekdays or for sunday brunch. A great and delicious way to start your day. Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 1 1/2 cups Baking Powder – 1 1/2 tsp Corn Flour – 1/2 tblsp Salt as required Sugar – 2 […]

Pistachio and Raspberry Muffins
Christmas, Dessert, Muffins

Pistachio and Raspberry Muffins

A delicious, simple to make and easy muffins for any occasion especially during special occasions like Christmas. Ingredients: Rapsberries – 100 gms Pistachios – 2 1/4 tblsp, roughly chopped Wheat Flour – 150 gms Maida (Plain Flour) – 1/4 cup Baking Powder – 1 1/2 tsp Soda Bicarbonate – 1/4 […]

passionfruit martini
Christmas, Cocktails

Passionfruit Martini

A classic, elegant and quick party cocktail with vodka, passionfruit and apple juice. Ingredients: Vodka – 20 ml Passionfruit Pulp – 4 tblsp Lemon Juice – 20 ml Passionfruit – 1, sliced, chilled Apple Juice – 1/3 cup Method: 1. Combine the vodka, passionfruit pulp, lemon juice and apple juice […]

Choco Chip Cupcakes
Cakes, Christmas

Choco Chip Cupcake

Easy to make and delicious homemade chocolate chip cupcakes for Christmas or as an teatime snack. Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 350 gms Butter – 300 gms Sugar – 300 gms, powdered Baking Powder – 1 tsp Chocolate Chips – 100 gms Eggs – 4 Vanilla Essence – 2 tsp […]

eggless carrot & walnut muffin
Carrot, Christmas, Muffins

Eggless Carrot and Walnut Muffin

Packed with flavor, this easy to make eggless muffin with carrots and walnuts is a perfect treat for any time – be it a party or a late night munch. Ingredients: Plain Flour (Maida) – 300 gms Carrots – 100 gms, grated Sugar – 300 gms Curd – 350 ml […]

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Chocolate, Christmas, Dessert

Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles

Delectable, rich, delicious and easy to make truffles with chocolate and toasted hazelnuts. Great dessert for any special occasion. Ingredients: Bittersweet Chocolate – 200 gms, chopped Hazelnuts – 3/4 to 1 cup Whipping Cream – 1/2 cup Vanilla Extract – 2 tsp Butter – 2 tsp, unsalted Cocoa Powder – […]

Walnut Shortbread
Christmas, Cookies, Kids

Walnut Shortbread

Shortbreads are like biscuits and are a great afternoon tea or coffee treat. This walnut variation is a great holiday time treat especially during Christmas. Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 3 cups Walnuts – 1 cup, chopped Sugar – 1 cup Butter – 1 cup, soft Method: 1. Lightly toast […]

Carrot Cake
Cakes, Carrot, Christmas

Carrot Cake

A delicious, easy to make and light dessert for any occasion. Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 500 gms Corn Oil – 550 ml Carrot – 500 gms Sugar – 650 gms Walnuts – 100 gms, chopped Baking Powder – 2 tsp Eggs – 8 Cinnamon Powder – 3 tsp For […]

Banana Cake
Banana, Cakes, Christmas

Banana Cake

A moist and delicious afternoon tea cake, this banana cake is a easy to make. Popular with kids, it is also a great dessert for special occasions. Ingredients: Plain Flour (Maida) – 2 cups Caster Sugar – 2 cups Eggs – 2 Butter – 100 gms, melted Vanilla Essence – […]

Rum and Raisin Truffles
Christmas, Dessert

Rum and Raisin Truffles

These delicious truffles made with rum, raisins and cocoa powder are perfect for any party or also as a gift to family/friends.  Delicious and easy to make, they make a great dessert for any special meal. Ingredients: Dark Rum – 150 ml Raisins – 150 gms Dark Chocolate – 750 […]

Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Christmas, Sweet Potato

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Simple to make tasty accompaniment to any meal. Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes – 450 gms Plain Yogurt – 2 tblsp Juice of 1/2 Orange (or 1 small orange) Garam Masala Powder – a pinch Salt as per taste Method: 1. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into small pieces. 2. Heat […]

Crispy Onion Rings
Christmas, Fast Food, Onion, Snacks

Crispy Onion Rings

Light, crispy and addictive, onion rings are a very popular anytime snack and goes well with any dish. Ingredients: Onions – 500 gms, large ones Buttermilk – 500 ml Maida (Plain Flour) – 300 gms Baking Powder – 2 tsp Baking Soda – 1 tsp Oil – 500 ml Red […]