Easy Puff Pastry

As much as I love baking, I have a different kind of addiction to french pastry. I adore it, I find it magical and can never have enough of it. Whenever I get free time, I try to read about it and absorb as much as I can. Few months back, I did a class in French Pastry at Sur La Table. It was 3 hour class and I had such a great time. I really want to go back and do another class there!

Among all the other things that we were taught, one was this easy puff pastry. Everyone I know loves puff...

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Mini Snickers Cheesecakes

    I prefer all thing mini. I like cupcakes over cakes, mini muffins over regular muffins and these mini cheesecakes are the latest to join that list. I mean seriously look at them! This is sinful indulgence at it’s best! Do you guys like snickers? I am not the biggest fan, I mean I like it which is obvious since it has chocolate and caramel but I don’t love it. But these mini cheesecakes? Now that’s a different story. These are seriously too good to resist and is the ultimate treat especially if you are a snickers...

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    Almond Cookies

    Before I say anything, let me just say that I’m not liking the weather these days. Great it’s fall and it’s beautiful but not when it rains nonstop, also it’s getting dark at 4:30 PM and that annoys me a lot. Like a LOT. I love sunshine and I am already missing it even though I know this is going to be the same for next 4-5 months. As I write this, I can see only rain and grey sky outside my window and also a big traffic jam. Arghhh. Anyway rant over and now let’s talk about cookies because cookies...

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    Paneer Tikka Masala

    Paneer Tikka Masala is a popular Indian curry where marinated pieces of paneer are simmered in a tomato based creamy curry. This dish goes extremely well with naan or paratha!

    You know the most famous Indian food in the world? It’s Chicken Tikka Masala, at least that’s what I have read. You talk to anyone in UK, USA even if they wouldn’t know much about Indian food they would definitely know about chicken tikka masala. I think the...

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    Paneer Kathi Roll

      Indian street food is so diverse, every state and every city has it’s own specialty and everything is so delicious that one can’t get bored of eating it, well at least I can’t!

      Kathi roll is...

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      Dough – Afghan Yogurt Drink

        This recipe is special, why you may ask? Well because this one is from my husband! Yup, he’s an expert in making this Afghan yogurt drink which is flavored with cucumber and mint. He almost always makes this drink whenever we have guests at home and...

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        Cumin Cookies – Jeera Biscuits

        Cumin cookies or jeera/zeera (hindi name for cumin) biscuits as we call them in India are ideal for tea time. Little sweet and little salty, I love to dip them in my chai, so yum! I have tried making these cookies before but...

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        Fruit Tart With Shortbread Crust

          Fruit Tart is the easiest “fancy” dessert that you can make. I mean it looks so pretty, fancy and complicated as well but in reality it’s an easy dessert to put together. The best part is that you make...

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          Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes

            Pancakes are tasty but not always healthy. The ones we get to eat in restaurants are made from all purpose flour but you can make them healthier by making pancakes from whole wheat flour. I have grown to love the taste of whole wheat so...

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            Shortbread Cookies

              Shortbread cookies are traditionally made using only four basic ingredients: flour, sugar, butter and vanilla. These cookies have a very high fat content as they contain a lot of butter. So in case you are watching your weight, do...

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