Desserts

Margarita Cupcakes

Adapted from The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook’s Vanilla Cupcakes, Margarita Cupcakes are good to taste, easy to make, good to see and are so fresh to see. Not a red and chocolatey affair, Margarita Cupcake recipes still happen to rule the…

When Ganpati Wanted A Continental Twist

Ukadiche Modak or steamed, coconut filled rice flour dumpling is one of the quintessential Ganesh Chaturthi recipes in Maharashtra. The cute God of wealth and prosperity, apparently goes insane over these plump sweet steamed dumplings: With just 3 days in…

Rakshabandhan Recipes: Quick Rasmalai

Rasmalai is quick to make, easy to manipulate and makes for the perfect Rakshabandhan recipe. Honestly, this cheat method of making rasmalai is so easy that you’ll have no excuses to say “Not enough time”. Remember that song by Jim…

How to Make Baklava

Well, hello there! Almost burst out laughing today when a girl told us that she bought a phone to impress people who think her phone is outdated. Our immediate reaction was, “So, you are shelling all that money to buy…

1CommonPlate: Pear Pie

I really do not know who coined the proverb, “as easy as a pie” because pies are not easy. I get cake walk, I get smooth as butter but I just don’t get easy as a pie. Every time I…

1CommonPlate: Clafoutis by Maureen Wyatt

One of the wonderful things about Canada being a multicultural nation is the variety of cuisine that is part of our daily lives. I’m particularly fond of Canadian adaptations of French recipes. Clafoutis is a traditional fruit dessert recipe from…

How to make Easy Halloween treats

Hello and welcome, dead and alive. This day, we dedicate to the hungry, for the gastro-related monsters and for the giant in our stomach who comes out at the dead of the night or in a bright day to attack…