Dulce De Leche Parfait

Working in the food industry for the past 2 years has been a blissful journey. I've grown from not knowing what went wrong with my bakes to be able to create my own recipe using any ingredient you give me now. There's so much science behind cooking and endless knowledge that can be gained in the... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Pinot Clafoutis

I am probably one of those rare persons who is very attached to my kitchen. I'll be away from home to NYC on some work for 2 months starting next week and the first thing I started to miss was my kitchen and then my probably my husband and my dogs.Lol. You may wonder why? Creating new... Continue Reading →

French Fruit Tart

Although I went to culinary school to study culinary arts, my Chef knew right from the start I had a very strong pastry hand. Our usual classes used to be a demo by the chef and each student replicates the dish from what they learnt from the Chef. On days we had pastry our Chef... Continue Reading →

Skillet Brownies

Ever since Ive transitioned from an IT job to the culinary world Ive always made the desserts for my family from scratch and never bought any since then.When I was doing my masters in Syracuse in 2008, I happened to take home a boxed package of brownie mix to India. I made my mom taste... Continue Reading →

French Vanilla Icecream

Having learnt the method of making ice cream at Culinary school I vowed to myself never to buy store bought ice cream from the grocery stores (of course I do visit gourmet ice-cream shops to keep myself updated of the industry trends).The taste of fresh home made ice cream beats every other store bought ice cream... Continue Reading →

Opera Milkshake

Opera Cake is a French cake which is layers of almond sponge layered with coffee buttercream and chocolate ganache. When I was in culinary school , one of our chefs made this every other week for the open house events and demoes conducted at the school and guess where we hanged out after the demoes... Continue Reading →

Lemon Mascarpone Mousse

If you read my previous post on Chai Panna Cotta, I had posted about a party I hosted where I served just appetizers, desserts and drinks. The second in the dessert menu was a Lemon Mousse with a Blueberry Compote.I love lemon, I mean I can just keep drinking lemon juice all day long.And when... Continue Reading →

Chai Panna Cotta

The recipes for Chai vary widely all over India- the country of its origin.Now in the US Chai flavors are very popular with variations of cardamon, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, black pepper etc. Now a days these Chai Latte mixes are readily available in the super markets where you can steep into water or milk directly... Continue Reading →

White Chocolate Raspberry Icecream

Summers are unforgiving this year in California.Ever since I moved here this year is the first time Im seeing temperatures touch 100s. We all crave for cool treats for the summer, although Id like to eat healthy and go for fruits majority of the time, I do crave that little indulgence here and there. To... Continue Reading →


One week away from graduation as a Culinary Chef, I have a crazy passion for french pastries. I mean there are two realms of cakes in the US.One - those that use fondant and regular butter creams ideal for making themed cakes.The other being mousse cakes/Entremets or french pastries.I definitely love the latter better and... Continue Reading →

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