Category Archives: Snack

Kesar badam Kulfi/Indian ice cream

When the ice cream truck come ding-a-ling down the street it makes my heart sing along. It kindles sweet childhood memories filled with ice creams sold on streets. There were vendors selling different brands of ice creams ringing a musical … Continue reading

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Chilli Tofu

Chilli paneer is a popular fusion dish in India served frequently in buffets. There is a combination of Chinese and Indian ingredients involved in this dish.When I dine out I always look for this dish. It is a vegetarian version … Continue reading

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Masala chips/Kenyan masala fries

Kenyan masala chips are french fries with a coating of spicy, tomato sauce. I enjoyed this dish when I lived in Kenya. This is a unique Kenyan dish that I have not come across anywhere else. In Nairobi we lived … Continue reading

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Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake is something new to me as I have not tasted it before. The description of the cake made me feel that it would be a moist cake worth a try. This is the first time I am … Continue reading

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Pizza puff pinwheels

When I was a young girl, I used to play with Pinwheels made of folded palm leaves. That memory is so tinged with nostalgia. My cousins and I used to run into the wind so the Pinwheels could spin and … Continue reading

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Cinnamon roll/ Gooey Cinnabuns

It is gloomy and rainy! Nothing could blot the dampened mood except a heavy dose of sugar! Instantly, I rolled up my sleeves to bake some cinnamon rolls. I drool looking at cinnabons but keep away from them because I’m … Continue reading

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Spicy mushroom buns/Stuffed masala buns

Who doesn’t love buns? A perfectly shaped, cute bun is a precious feast for our eyes! Its  smooth, browned outside and soft inside will attract even a saint. I am still talking about food! Don’t be naughty! Okay, it is … Continue reading

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Puff pastry dough/Puff pastry from scratch

Puff pastry myth busted! There are many things I dread cooking and never venture to try. It is the fear of failure! Puff pastry is one such culinary process I feared. I was fascinated by flaky and airy, puff pastry … Continue reading

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Sweet potato fritters/Vegetarian fritters

Flax Powered Sweet Potato Fritters Sweet potato is natures way of making vegetables lovable. It is a bit too starchy when boiled, which was how I used to prepare and eat it earlier. Shredding it and adding some spices is … Continue reading

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Coconut macaroons/4 ingredients macaroon

A coconut treat to relish! I have not posted a namesake recipe for a long time. This is a true coconut snack! Coconut is the main ingredient, flavour and inspiration for this recipe. This is the only baked sweet dessert … Continue reading

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