Coffee Ice Cream

I am tantalized by the smells of coffee.The fresh roasted espresso beans really tempt me to drink coffee every day but coffee unfortunately upsets my stomach if taken directly.So I figured why not make Ice cream and enjoy it. Having learnt the method of making ice cream at Culinary school I vowed to myself never... Continue Reading →

Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is probably the easiest and delectable of all fancy desserts.Its a gelatin based cooked cream that has been set into molds.This is a basic Vanilla panna cotta and I used a rose petal spread based sauce to top it.You can add a myraid of flavorings like coffee, rum, pineapple,coconut etc.Heres a recipe for... Continue Reading →

English Toffee

Sugar is a very versatile ingredient for making desserts. Heating the sugar syrup to varying temperatures can result us in different types of candy like butter creams, icings, simple syrup,caramel, nougat, marshmallows, brittles, lollipops etc. Toffee is one such derivative of sugar syrup cooked till soft crack stage.This recipe makes a toffee layered with nuts,... Continue Reading →

Rumchata Mousse

Rumchata is a alcoholic version of Horchata (a rice based drink from Spain).This is readily available in stores all over US.I created a mousse from the rumchata and served it along with some churros and pineapple bits and caramel topping and I really loved the way flavors played with each other in this dessert and... Continue Reading →

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Molten chocolate lava cake is an american favorite dessert, with a soft cakey exterior and molten chocolate interior.This is a great dessert for chocolate lovers, the addition of icecream on top gives a contrast of hot and cold foods and is a joy to the palette.Preparation time: 20 minutesServes:4Ingredients:2 oz unsweetened chocolate2 tablespoons butter1 egg... Continue Reading →

Black forest Cupcakes

We all love black forest cake with a chocolatey cake and sweet and light whipped cream topped with a delicious cherry,why not make it in a cupcake?This is a great recipe and for those that like chocolate and lesser sugar in baked goods.Preparation time60 minutesServes12Serving Size1 cupcakeCalories Per ServingApproximately 264 per serving, without the IcingDifficultyMediumIngredients1... Continue Reading →

Rava Kesari

One of my friend had a baby recently and I was looking for a simple dessert to make for her.Kesari came to my mind,my mom makes it very well but I couldn't reach her by phone,so I experimented on this one and came out very good.Heres a variation of kesari with rose syrup commonly used... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are a simple to make with no cooking involved and strike a great gift on special occasions like mother's day,birthdays or valentines day for someone you love.Get creative with the designs you want to put on the dipped strawberries.Preparation time:20 minutesServes:12Ingredients:1 Pint strawberries(about 20 in number pick ones in same size)2 cubes... Continue Reading →

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