What I learnt this week – some insights and nuggets

So, it’s been a long while since I wrote on this. I have wanted to write quite a few little things but it slipped my mind. Here is a small list of what I remember. Will keep updating this- 1. When you begin to bake, it is best to start with recipes with a minimal number of ingredients. In simple words, the less you have, … Continue reading What I learnt this week – some insights and nuggets

Bread Rolls – anyway and everyway

There are few things to beat a good bread roll – the slightly crisp exterior and the soft elastic interior and the way it is chewy yet easy to make and eat. I love bread rolls and have been searching for a good recipe. Finally I found one here. The best part is you can make it anyway you like – plain, stuffed, different shapes, … Continue reading Bread Rolls – anyway and everyway

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

I woke up today with a longing for a coffee flavored cake. Numerous attempts at Google-ing did not yield any satisfactory result and I was on the verge of giving up when I came across this recipe. Voila! My taste buds were going to get exactly what they wanted. Hurrah! The best part of the recipe was that it was given for one cup of … Continue reading Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Whole wheat carrot walnut date cake disaster

Ever since I started this blog, luckily I have been having a string of successes – not only when I was trying new recipes, even when I tried altering some of them to suit my ingredient availability and weight reduction needs. I have documented quite a few of them and have been patting myself on the back far too many times. But this morning I … Continue reading Whole wheat carrot walnut date cake disaster

Whole wheat orange muffin

There is┬ámore than one reason for me to be watching and reducing my weight. I can’t stop baking though, hence my efforts are towards healthier recipes without sacrificing taste. I combined two or three recipes that I saw online and came up with this one. I was to add dates and walnuts to these muffins but I forgot. Yet they turned out really good. So, … Continue reading Whole wheat orange muffin

Eggless Chocolate Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

I did this last month for my daughter’s first birthday, hence the excess use of gems and lychees. My original plan was to make the layered chocolate cake from Joy of Baking. But then my parents decided to come and they do not have eggs. So I needed a new chocolate cake recipe without eggs. Voila this one! It was not as airy and light … Continue reading Eggless Chocolate Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting