Author Archives: coconutcraze

About coconutcraze

I'm obsessed with coconuts!

Aquafaba sponge cake/Fluffy sponge cake

I have been a bit busy recently and was pushing aside this post for a long time. I had a domestic issue to tackle. Now, the situation is under control. I have also taken up a full-time job which is … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday#14

I had a look at Anna’s photos of Maui and it rekindled memories of my trip. Last year, we stayed for a week in Maui and tried some activities to spend the time. The best experience was a helicopter tour … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday # 13

Humming bird is the most interesting little creature to watch. I have the pleasure of watching a pair from my window facing the backyard. They have a regular rendezvous with the hibiscus flowers every morning, drinking its nectar. There is … Continue reading

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Aquafaba mayonnaise/ Eggless mayonnaise

Have you heard of Aquafaba? I am sure you have some idea about this egg substitute that awed the vegan community. A couple of months ago, I read about this in a post by Poppy of http://bunnykitchen.com and I was … Continue reading

Posted in comfort food, Dressing, Easy recipe, Gluten free, International recipe, Not just for kids, Vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Very banana loaf/Banana-y bread

Banana bread is a pleasing way to extend the life of those overripe bananas. This bread is moist and delicious with loads and loads of banana flavor! It is a quick bread so there is no kneading or rising time … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizer, Baked, Bread, Breakfast, Brunch, Cake, Cake decoration, comfort food, Dessert, Easy recipe, Finger food, Fruit recipe, International dishes, Not just for kids, Pack-and-go snack, Side dish, Snack | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Oreo and blueberry cheesecake

Cheesecake has a special place in my heart and home. It is a hot favorite in any party as it is fancy and tasty. I would never miss a chance to enjoy a slice. If people say, ‘no’, to this … Continue reading

Posted in Baked, Cake, Cake decoration, Cheese, comfort food, Dessert, Fruit recipe, International dishes, Not just for kids | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Hibiscus tea/Health drink

Hibiscus, the tropical flower that blooms in the heat of summer is nature’s amazing gift. I have heard of hibiscus tea and its benefits. Normally, it is made using red hibiscus flowers. There is a pink variety growing in my … Continue reading

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Sunday funday #12

Actually, Saturday was the funday! I went roaming, taking in the sights and sounds of the big city, Toronto! I took the subway and went for a Vegan food festival at Fort York and then walked to CNE and on … Continue reading

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Sage olive oil braided bread

I am fascinated by a braided bread because of its beauty. Braiding is something I associate with hair and not so much with food. So this is not just food but an artistic food expression! Challah is a Jewish braided … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizer, Baked, Bread, Breakfast, comfort food, Finger food, International dishes, Main dish, Pack-and-go lunch, Pack-and-go snack, Side dish, Snack | Tagged , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Butter mushroom

Butter Mushroom Butter chicken is undoubtedly one of the most famous Indian dishes enjoyed around the world. It is rich and creamy with a buttery flavor. Recently, I made butter chicken with barbequed chicken. I used tikka masala to marinate … Continue reading

Posted in Brunch, Celebration, comfort food, Curry, Indian curry, Indian recipe, Side dish, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments