Puffed Rice Reindeers

Involve your kids while making these cuties. Adding marshmallows keeps the treats chewable, yet crunchy. You can replace puffed rice ( charmuri, murmura or pori) with Rice Krispie cereal for even more crunch. Once you prepare the base of this recipe you can create a lot of fun shapes and decorate it your way. Best…

Merry Berry Cobbler

A new friend we met via Leo (Yes dogs can be a reason to make new friends) from one of his  off-leash parks date was visiting me over the weekend for coffee. I wanted to bake something simple with three things in my mind. Bake under one hour Cool off just enough so that it…

Homemade Strawberry-Rhubarb jam

Last weekend Shailu and I organized a baby shower for our dear friends in Seattle, Tina and Rudy. When Tina broke the news about their baby and shared her first trimester ultrasound picture, I knew I have to throw her the best shower. Tina has always reminded me of my sister Akki. They are so…

Kahlua Cocoa birthday cake bliss

Some things in married life become a tradition. Like baking a cake for the husband on his birthday is ours. I have always been a Nigella Lawson and Rachel Allen fan for their cake recipes. Last year had baked Shailu, Nigella’s Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake which was super delish. This year wanted to try something…

Homemade Pav

The Brun-Maska nostalgia drove me to finally try the long due homemade pav recipe. I remember when Cherie posted the recipe in her blog, I was super-excited to see the spongy beauties baked like a pro! This bread is readily available in India, but I still haven’t discovered it in supermarkets here or in the UK. There are an…