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It’s a Pizza Cake!

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I have taken a fancy to “cake fakery”. Yes, you heard me right. Even in something as creative and rewarding as baking, you sometimes hit a dead end. It’s similar to a writer’s block – the ideas are all there but you just can’t pen it down.

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“A Cure for Everything” Chocolate Cake

3a copy-0 This is the first time in six months I’ve taken such a long break from my blog. Blogging rule #1 says never to ignore your ardent followers for too long. I have been absent for a few days, I know and I have a genuine explanation. I was fever bound and stepping into the kitchen was not an option. 5a Continue reading

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Pineapple Semolina Cakes with Saffron Custard & Candied Cashews

 

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I’ve never really spoken about my love for Indian sweets here. I grew up in a house where ghee (clarified butter), sugar and dry fruits were used in abundance. I’d go to heaven and come back with just the waft of cashewnuts and almonds being tempered in a dollop of unctuous, melting ghee. There was no room for miserliness in the kitchen.

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Black Forest Gâteau

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I was at the market the other day to buy vegetables. I was looking for my usual suspects – my pushy spinach guy who always tries to trick me into buying other things along with spinach, my-sweet-talker-salad-guy, who sweet talks me into spending a few hundred bucks on him, my big-hearted tomato-onion guy, who for some reason always gives me onions and tomatoes at a cheaper price (I don’t bargain)and then I also have my exotic fruits guy; if I am looking to buy seasonal fruits, he’s the man I count on.

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