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Rasmalai Cake

Rasmalai is an Indian dessert, and here I’ve adapted Melissa Clark’s recipe for Rasmalai Cake to make my version. It’s amazing how one bite of this cake will you feel like your are tucking into the richest, best ras malai you can ever find!

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Jamun Buttermilk Cake

The arrival of the Jamun season announces itself with little purple stains on my car around the months of May – June. These berries that are native to India and are falsely translated as Indian blackberries, are packed with all the good stuff to lower your glycemic index, so it’s a tad bit ironic th

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Cupcakes with ‘Chikki’ Cream Cheese Frosting

Pin it, bookmark it, share it on my timeline or ‘favourite it’ – that’s how I’m used to saving recipes and clippings online. I don’t mean to sound archaic, but that’s such a far cry from the very first time my ‘Amma’ made me jot down a recipe in a diary that Papa had designated as one I was allowed

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Tomato and Cheddar Pie

The time after a vacation is the toughest for me to get back to work and re-align my energies. Refreshed with new experiences, I’m usually lost dreaming up new recipes and projects while cheekily ignoring the dishes piled up in the sink. Really… the humdrum can wait! But this time, it’s just been ‘b

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Strawberry Cake

December air is always filled with so many things… the weight of the year gone by, the expectations of the year to come, celebrations with friends and family who make their way back home for the holidays and a general slowing down of pace in the last few days of the year. Taking time off work in Dec

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Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

It’s the sort of thing I was trying to keep myself from doing, but being the Type A that I am, I couldn’t stop myself from baking a birthday cake for me! I promise you, but mostly myself, that I tried really hard to delegate this task to my Mum and might have even bragged to friends about year 31 fi

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Brown Butter and Ricotta Pancakes

Drenched in maple syrup or honey, these pancakes are the perfect way to bribe me out of bed on a cool, snuggly Sunday morning. Add some crisp bacon to the plate and I’d have little on my mind other than breakfast in bed! And in my head, Gary Mehigan (from MasterChef Australia) and I must totally be

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