RECIPES

Chicken Yakhni Pulao

Chicken Yakhni Pulao

Chicken Yakhni Pulao: jam-packed with flavor and among my family’s most cherished foods. Pulao is popular in pretty much the whole subcontinental world, with every country, or rather, every household having their own special version. It also goes by the names pilaf, or pilao. Here, 

Cake Rusks

Cake Rusks

Crisp, golden brown, homemade cake rusks that are so, so easy to make! They have been a regular favorite breakfast, or tea time snack, for many households for a long, loooong time. Cake rusks are basically just cake, baked to crispness (or twice baked cakes!). 

Chocolate Malt Drip Cake

Chocolate Malt Drip Cake

The best chocolate malt drip cake! This cake was an instant hit in my family. I did not make any other chocolate cake for another few months, because my family would constantly ask me bake this cake. It is soft. It is moist. It is 

Coffee Walnut Cake

Coffee Walnut Cake

A coffee cake that actually has coffee in it!? With mellow notes of coffee and crunchy walnuts, I was hooked to this British classic Coffee Walnut Cake from the very first bite! Coffee and walnuts are my two favorite things! Shall I call walnuts the 

Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

Hummus has long been a staple food for many in the Arab countries but almost everyone around the world has tried it. While the classic hummus will always be our favorite, there are countless variations to try. Edamame hummus is one such chickpea-free, nontraditional hummus. 

Coconut Snow Balls

Coconut Snow Balls

These adorable little coconut snow balls are one of the quickest things I have ever made. Containing only 3 ingredients, they’re ready for serving within 10 minutes! And yes, they taste as good as they look. These coconut balls also go by the names coconut 

Strawberry Boat Salad

Strawberry Boat Salad

Crisp greens and fresh strawberries with tangy pomegranate arils scattered on top, make this strawberry boat salad taste as pleasant as it looks. It’s so refreshing in the summers and is great even without a salad dressing! I call it Strawberry Boat Salad for no 

Classic Tiramisu (Chef Dennis)

Classic Tiramisu (Chef Dennis)

I’ve had my fair share of tiramisus, be it restaurant versions or homemade, and this classic tiramisu was the very first one that I made from scratch. It is so simple to make and tastes SO GOOD! It’s hard to not like coffee-flavored desserts and 

Chocolate Malt Cake With Maltesers

Chocolate Malt Cake With Maltesers

The best chocolate malt cake ever! Ever wonder how sad the world would be without chocolate cake? Everyone loves a good chocolate cake, and making chocolate cake from scratch is so easy! But Malted Chocolate Cake? I owe the person, who came up with this 

Gulab Jamuns

Gulab Jamuns

Gulab Jamuns: The heart and soul of every desi person. These smooth, soft balls are among the most popular sweets at all the mithai shops. Luckily, 10 minutes of effort are all that lies between you and these blissful little things! Gulab means rose and