Almond Sponge Cake

Do you remember the mexican wedding cookies that I posted some time back. It has almonds in every bite of it and I love those cookies. Baked goods with almonds or almond flour have a unique taste. I had some leftover superfine almond flour with me that I reserved for baking. But I completely forgot…

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Chicken Kalmas

Are you familiar with this yummy chicken snack? Frankly I was not, until a few days back. Even if I spent my four years of engineering in Kannur, I had never heard about this snack that is popular in Kannur. Those days my favorite snack was a chicken roll that we used to buy from…

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Coconut Milk Pudding

This is our recent favorite pudding recipe. I have made it quiet a number of times since this recipe has reached my hands. I got this pudding recipe from my sister in law sometime back. It was in my to do list for a long time. This pudding can be made without much cooking involved.…

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This soft and buttery cake with a topping of caramelized brown sugar pineapples and cherries is a delight for every sweet lover. When the cake is finished baking, it is inverted in one big flip in to a serving plate. The round pineapple slices with the cherry topping falls on the top of the cake…

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Chicken 65

This is one of the best chicken appetizer or starter dish to be served in a party. It is a deep fried chicken dish that is very common in many Indian restaurants. Whenever we dine out from Indian restaurants, my younger one always has only one demand “I want Chicken 65”. He is not even…

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Mathanga-Vanpayar Erissery(Instant Pot method)

A delicious Kerala sadya dish made with pumpkin(mathanga) and red cow peas(vanpayar) with a coconut gravy. This is a perfect dish to enjoy with hot rice. Erissery is a very common Onam/Vishu sadya special. Dishes with pumpkin(mathanga) is very much loved by all of us. I make our naadan sadya dishes like pachadi, erissery, aviyal…

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Pistachio Cardamom Cupcakes with Rose Buttercream Frosting

I am in love with these beautiful elegant cupcakes topped with a wonderful rose flavored buttercream icing. The delicious combo of pistachio cake with rose flavored buttercream frosting has been in my to do list from the day I heard about it from a friend. But I have a soft corner for cupcakes and always…

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Chicken Cutlet-Kerala Style

Here in BYG, today I have a very tasty chicken cutlets for you. This is a perfect appetizer or snack recipe for everyone be it a kid or a grown up. You can enjoy it with ketchup or challas or make it a light meal. If you have burger buns, these cutlets can be enjoyed…

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Beef Mappas-Beef in Coconut Milk Gravy

Happy New Year my dear friends:) I hope that I can share more yummy food stories this year. This is the first blog post of BYG for 2021 though I have posted a blog in the New Year which was already drafted last year. Now coming out of the Xmas vacation swing, I want to…

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Shrimp Scampi Naan Pizza

Who don’t love a quick easy pizza for dinner? If you have shrimp, a packet of frozen naan, butter and a few other basic pantry staples, then get ready to make this easy pizza. You can have a quick snack or a pizza dinner in no time… If you are planning a party, this is…

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Walnut cake

Now that Christmas is approaching I am more in to a baking mood. Christmas season reminds us of the fruit cakes with soaked dry fruits right? Since few years that I started baking, soaking dry fruits in rum, baking fruit cakes and sharing it with family and friends has become a part of our Xmas…

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Mexican Wedding Cakes

Do you like a cookie that almost melts in your mouth and is very soft, buttery and nutty? If yes, you are in the right place. Try these rich and addictive Mexican wedding cakes. They are so irresistible that you end up eating the whole batch in one sitting. I am not kidding, just sharing…

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Carrot Dates Cake

One of my most favorite cakes…made with the goodness of carrots and loaded with dates. This cake speaks of all its glory by itself. My love for carrot dates cake started many years back when I tasted one from a bakery in my hometown. Each time I had it, I got more addicted to it.…

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A Barbie Doll Birthday Cake

I made this Barbie doll cake a while back. Today when I opened the laptop to do some blogging work, this cake suddenly caught my mind…How come? right:) My daughter’s favorite plush toy was lying next to the laptop. It’s a stuffed lamb doll, a character from the famous American animated TV series for kids…

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