Baked Caramel Custard pudding (Baking with the 52 RCSS Morphy Richards OTG) 🥣

Afternoons can be spent taking a nap or making desserts. I so much prefer to sleep, but occasionally sacrifice sleep for something sweet 🍰. An easy to make dessert is the caramel custard pudding; there are many versions of this abound, the no bake type, no egg type; but I prefer the baked version with…

Orange Cake (Baking with the 52 RCSS Morphy Richards OTG)🧡🍰

Everyone has a few tried, tested and by hearted recipes for the popular and fav dishes like the biryani, pulao, chicken roast, fish molee, cutlets, cookies, cake, puffs and so on. Such failsafe recipes always save the day esp. when cooking for guests and you want to put up an effortless but delicious meal (which…

January: Reset and relish 🧁

It’s almost all dried fruits and nuts and less cake; it’s sweet, rich and the last of our plum cake from Anns Bakery, Kottayam, Kerala for this year 🍰. Their Christmas cakes comes in a pretty round tin box with five layers of wrapping – the outermost is a coloured (blue/green) cellophane cover you unwrap,…

Semiya payasam 🎊

Three times this year we got to celebrate the New Year 🥳. Not many in terms of company for the festivities, but you can still bring some cheer and change by whisking up one of those special occasion dishes ! New Year is 1 Jan as per the Gregorian calendar; 13 Apr is New Year…

Sweet Carnival 🧁

Good morning⛅️ Tea and a butter croissant🥐, a perfect start to the day ! The butter croissant is from the local store Carnival Cakes & Breads; they had a sale outside our apartment complex yesterday and we bought quite a lot of bakery items. If the start of today was sweet, yesterday night was a treat…

Milk pudding with pineapple preserve🍍

There were two food items that were in high demand during the lockdown, not staples as you would imagine; but vanilla essence and yeast. I wanted to buy a bottle of vanilla essence and it was always out of stock. The shop staff claimed that almost all the women were asking for vanilla essence for…