There are so many foods, like this Spiced Carrot Cake, that I’ve learned to appreciate with time. Perhaps it was the idea of vegetables in a cake that threw me off as a questioning kid back then. Making this cake…
Gulab Jamun Cheesecake with Saffron Rose Cream
Where do I even begin with this Gulab Jamun Cheesecake? This recipe idea came about from my friend Tina so I decided to make it for her birthday. I knew it’d be the perfect edible gift to celebrate her day…
Goat Cheese Pound Cake
Don’t you just love when you have those, “what if I did this?” moments and it ends up being a good move? That’s what happened with this Goat Cheese Pound Cake recipe. One day in my kitchen I was whipping…
The Ultimate Oreo Bundt Cake
I never thought I’d make a cake that would call for about 50 Oreo cookies in the recipe, but here we are. And, I don’t regret the decision at all. This, what I am deeming, The Ultimate Oreo Bundt Cake recipe is one of those delicious accidents that happen in the kitchen from time to time.
Kerala Fruitcake (Plum Cake)
This fruitcake is a classic Christmas recipe in my house. When I was younger, I’d help my mom mix giant bowls of this batter so we could make enough loaves to send to just about all of our family members. For my mom, she found so much joy and pride in making this cake – it’s like she was sharing more than a piece of cake…she was sharing a piece of her memories with everyone around her.
Lemon Pound Cake
This is one of my mom’s many classic dessert recipes. Just about any time we’d have friends or family come over to our home, we’d tidy up the house and then the last thing she’d do is bake this Lemon Pound Cake so that the house would be full of its citrus-y, buttery aroma.
Indian-Inspired Banana Bread
I grew up under two, distinct types of southern: the sweet tea and biscuits kind and the puttu and pazham type. So, it’s natural a lot of my food concoctions end up colliding with my cultural identities. Not to mention, I look for just about any excuse to add the Indian ingredient, cardamom, to a recipe.