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  A popular Indian dessert made with bread; rich, creamy and delish… Double Ka Meetha is a popular dessert in Hyderabad, India. I love the simplicity of this dessert, made with simple ingredients that’s always found in our pantry and refrigerator. The other day, I had a sweet craving and I had lots of bread in my refrigerator.   All I could think of...

  Kerala’s very own sweet dishes… Here is a collection of Payasams that I’ve made over the years. Payasams are essentially sweetened milk cooked along with vermicelli, ripe fruits, dried fruits, nuts etc. Vermicelli or Semiya payasam is the most popular; a must have along with Kerala Sadya. I’ve also made payasams with dates, ripe mangoes,...

Kerala’s very own dessert: Semiya payasam or Vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk… Semiya or vermicelli payasam is the most popular dessert in Kerala and it’s a must have for Sadya. Though, there are a several variations of payasam evolved over the years, traditional semiya payasam still holds a special place in every Keralities heart. Back in the...

Turn apples into a delicious dessert… Turnovers are pastry, sweet or savoury fillings are folded into puff pastry dough and baked till golden and crispy. I used apples as the filling as apples are always found in my refrigerator. Made this pastry effortlessly by using store bought puff pastry, in 20 minutes these were ready to be devoured. You could literally...

Meet my new favorite dessert made with puffed lotus seeds, absolutely delish… This is the first time ever I’ve cooked with and have tasted puffed lotus seeds or phool makhana or fox nuts; I’ve fallen head over heels for this amazing seed. This is quite popular in North India, they are used in making curries, desserts and the roasted seasoned puffed...

    Flan- a rich, creamy and delicious dessert made in the Instant Pot… This is the first dessert i’m making in the Instant Pot. I’ve been trying many savory dishes in the IP and everything has turned out great. Check all the awesome recipes here. Flan is one of the easiest desserts you can make and it only calls for a few basic ingredients like...

Creamy coconut goodness filled pies, absolutely delicious… This was the dessert I made for Thanksgiving and it was a hit. It has the right amount of creaminess and sweetness and an enormous amount of coconut deliciousness. I’d posted the recipe for making vanilla custard or pudding, the recipe for making coconut cream is similar to vanilla custard with...

  Dates and vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk…delicious dessert. This is one of the easiest and healthiest dessert made with dates. Dates impart the required sweetness, hence less condensed milk is added. The caramelized flavor of the dates and the roasted vermicelli makes this a splendid dessert. Best part is that this can be made in just 15 minutes. ...

Quick Fix puff pastry dessert… This is an easy to make dessert with puff pastry. I didn’t make the puff pastry from scratch, may be sometime I’ll have to make it from scratch and post the recipe. In Summer, most Friday evenings, we will be out in our backyard grilling. Yesterday, I grilled Caribbean chicken legs and served it with salad and grilled...

Mango Phirni- an incredible chilled dessert made with ripe mangoes… When mangoes are in season, you gotta make mango phirni- it’s an easy to make dessert, rich, creamy and tastes delicious. For me, any dessert that has ripe mangoes in it are delicious. Here is yet another easy mango dessert that you can try: mango pudding. This is an Indian dessert-...