Dessert

Baked Beignets rolled in Nutella sauce

Jump to recipeJump to recipe card Beignets are soft, fluffy pastry balls rolled in powdered sugar and are very famous in New Orleans. They are available in a variety of shapes and forms with embellishments practically in every street corner. The pastry balls are deep fried and will only qualify for an occasional treat. After our… Continue reading Baked Beignets rolled in Nutella sauce

Dessert

Mango Marmalade squares

Jump to recipeJump to recipe card This post is right on time for Valentine’s day. Valentine’s day has become too predictable with chocolates and strawberries 🍓🍫 Oh well, although one can never go wrong with chocolates and strawberries ….. why not try something different this year ? A fruity, tangy and a bit bitter … totally an… Continue reading Mango Marmalade squares

Breakfast, Dessert

Lets eat Brownies for breakfast 🤔😇😝

Jump to recipe Jump to recipe card Brownie is a square piece of baked indulgence. Brownies can be made with chocolate or can be plain; with nuts or chocolate chips… the possibilities are endless. Brownies are typically enjoyed with  ice cream as a “brownie a la mode”, which starts off with a warm brownie, topped with… Continue reading Lets eat Brownies for breakfast 🤔😇😝

Breakfast, Dessert, Sides and Snacks

Happy Pongal 🍯

Pongal is the Harvest festival celebrated in South India particularly in the state of Tamil Nadu. Around the same time, similar festivals are celebrated in many parts of India with different names such as bihu, Lohri, makar sankaranti etc. The festivities of Pongal are very big for the Tamizh farmer. They are celebrating and thanking nature… Continue reading Happy Pongal 🍯

Dessert

Millets sweet pudding (Thinai and Varagu chakkara pongal)

Jump to recipe What are millets ? Millets are these tiny powerhouse grains also called as small grains because of their appearance compared to rice grains. We attempt to include more whole grains in our diet and millets offer a variety to choose from. In fact there are 6 known millet varieties readily available in… Continue reading Millets sweet pudding (Thinai and Varagu chakkara pongal)

Cookies, Dessert, Holiday

Whole grain Biscotti with Pistachio and Craisins

Jump to recipe Happy New Year 2021 🎊🎊🎊Lets welcome this new year with lots of hope and wishes for a Healthy year worldwide. 2020 to say the least was not one. Harry Potter fans will resonate with my kids who have given 2020 a new name “the year that must not be named ! ”.… Continue reading Whole grain Biscotti with Pistachio and Craisins

Dessert

Homemade Chocolate Truffles – 3 main ingredients

Jump to recipe ‘Truffles' in its natural form is the black mushroom-like fungus. Apparently the name for chocolate truffles came from the natural ingredient, since the dessert looks so much like naturally occurring truffles. Chocolate Truffles are these small balls of heaven that melt in your mouth. There are only 3 main ingredients needed to make… Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Truffles – 3 main ingredients

Cookies, Dessert

PBJ cookies – Peanut cookie with Jam thumb print

Jump to recipe card Peanut butter and Jelly or Jam is classic comfort food which most kids enjoy. It is easy to put together even by kids and probably one of the first ‘cooking’ experience we introduced to our kids. Do you want to make your own lunch today ? How about PBJ 🙂 We… Continue reading PBJ cookies – Peanut cookie with Jam thumb print

Breakfast, Dessert

Donuts – healthy ?? yes, really …… BAKED !!

Jump to recipe Donuts is definitely an all American treat and curious if it is enjoyed in any other part of the world 🙂 Although the original recipe might have come from Europe, the present shape with a hole was completely an American sailor’s idea. He did not like the center of ‘cakes’ being ‘doughy’… Continue reading Donuts – healthy ?? yes, really …… BAKED !!