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    Simple pleasures of baking

    Yaah I call it pleasure an immense pleasure when I find my baked goodies turned out well and loved & enjoyed by friends and family. Last week when Rohan’s school slipped a note in…

    November 12, 2008
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    Coffee cup cake

    Churning out a recipe with coffee was really great to taste and I loved the intense aroma of coffee in these cup cakes. Just love it… Festivals are part of Indian culture and we…

    October 31, 2008
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    Orange and poppy seed cake

    Delicious, light and crumbly, this Orange poppyseed cake is a breeze to make.This is one of my favourite desserts and I am forever in love with cakes and cookies flavoured with citrus especially orange. All…

    October 22, 2008
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    Hummingbird cake

    Sounds intriguing but please don’t get that impression that it contains any thing of a hummingbird, the name itself is a mystery and till now no adequate research supports the origin of its name.…

    October 1, 2008
  • Orange cheesecake is one of my keepsake recipes and is no fail cheese cake. This recipe is absolutely versatile and easy to whip.
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    Orange Cheesecake

    I needed an excuse for utilising my 8 ounce cream cheese packet that was staring back at me for a while. My neighbour’s mom was visiting us and that was a perfect opportunity to…

    September 8, 2008
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    Chocolate almond cupcakes

     Chocolate almond cupcakes are a version of my chocolate sponge cake that I tweaked it a bit by adding almond meal for a lovely texture and taste. Observing life through the eyes of a…

    August 15, 2008
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    Just a few more days of my stay remain in Beijing as we prepare to move to a new destination. Unlike many times before, this time the move is within the country, to Qingdao.…

    June 12, 2008
  • low fat carrot cake that I have been baking since last seven years. It is a “no fail” cake with loads of appreciation from my friends.
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    Carrot cake

    This low fat carrot cake that I have been baking since last seven years. It is a “no fail” cake with loads of appreciation from my friends. Exercise seems to be slowly disappearing from…

    June 5, 2008
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    Birthday cakes

    It was one of the most pleasurable moments of my son’s fourth birthday when we decided to bake a cake of his favorite character. He is an ardent fan of many of those comic…

    April 29, 2008
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    Easy Jam drop cookies

    I love to bake biscuits and sometimes this easy jam drop cookies just before my son comes from the school. As soon as he dumps the school bag, he quickly enters the kitchen to…

    February 20, 2008
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    Easy lemon cheese cake

    I really love to make this easy lemon cheese cake. The combination of freshly squeezed lemon juice, zest makes it more enticing. Since it cannot be indulged frequently so I really look for a…

    January 30, 2008