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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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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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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Easy Chocolate Cake

I got this chocolate cake recipe from my Aunt on our last trip to India. When we visited them, she baked this cake for us. I remember, she was telling that it is a beginner friendly recipe. She was clearing all my baking queries while she was whipping up the cake. It was such a…

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Classic Brownies

I baked these classic brownies few weeks back while we were visiting a friend and have been thinking of sharing it here from then on…But sometimes I don’t get the energy or enthusiasm to do the blog writing…So these brownie snaps have been patiently waiting for their turn:)… always giving me a cute smile (looks…

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Bread pudding with caramel sauce

When we have guests visiting, I spend more time digging my brain to choose a dessert that I would serve them. Maybe because I am a sweet lover:) Or is it the same with you too? I believe that a good meal is complete only with a comforting dessert. I always search for an easy…

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German Chocolate Cake

It is again time for a cake blog in BYG. I can’t tell in words my excitement and satisfaction in looking at a beautifully frosted cake sitting on my worktable. I love to try new flavor and filling variations in cakes. This time it is a German chocolate cake that has layers of sweet and…

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Chicken Donuts

It’s snack time again!!! I have been making more snacks at home now a days since the lock down is started. When all are at home, there is more demand for snacking and I too get in to a mood to make more snacks. Usually I am not a great fan of deep fried snacks…

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Avocado Ice Cream

For me, homemade ice cream was the custard based ice cream that my mother used to prepare at home. I remember how I used to enjoy licking the bowl and spoon until the last trace of ice cream was finished. That hasn’t changed a bit even now. Moving to the US, it was interesting to…

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Kerala Style Beef Cutlet

Beef Cutlets are always a hit in any gathering. They were one of the main starter dishes on special occasions among the Christian community in Kerala during my childhood days. They used to be served with ‘challas'(thinly sliced onion and green chillies in vinegar). They are always a common presence in the Christmas and Easter…

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The Story of a Checkerboard Birthday Cake

I baked this checkerboard fantasy cake for my birthday girl last week. She was turning 9 years old. She likes marble cake and has been asking me to bake a marble cake for her 9th birthday. I am not sure if its the marble effect in the cake or the wonderful combination of chocolate and…

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