Simple Chocolate Frosting

As a start to chocolate week, I thought I’d show you a simple chocolate buttercream frosting. In my opinion a beautiful chocolate ganache is wayy better however chocolate buttercream works better in some recipes. For the frosting: 1 cup butter Icing sugar, based on the flavour and texture you want. For a stiff frosting use…

Honey Rosemary Ice Cream

Since I’m going on holiday today, I won’t be putting up posts everyday. There will be a new post going up every alternate day instead. I have one more post to end the icies and then its on to something else. I’ll only have four posts in that and then I’ll regularize when I am…

Bitter Chocolate Ice Cream

In keeping with showing you a couple of classics before going to the fancy stuff, I thought I’d show you guys a simple bitter chocolate ice cream. This is infact one of the easier ice creams to make since it doesnt require any cream, however it does mean more churning and longer freezing time since…

Vanilla Ice Cream

To start off the week of the icies, I thought I’d do a simple vanilla ice cream. Its summer and the perfect thing to cool you down in the heat. This recipe is from the Leiths Technique Bible. I haven’t adapted it or made any changes. It’s as is. The only difference is the churning…

Summer Pea Pasta

This is a recipe I actually tried out when I was in the 9th grade for a talent thing in school. Back then however, I  made fresh pasta and served it. This time I’ve used store-bought dried pasta, making my life and yours easier. If you want to however use fresh pasta, go right ahead….

Italian Roasted Mushrooms and Vegetables

An easy side to make with any creamy pasta. Since its slow roasted, the juices of the mushroom stay intact and it doesn’t become mushy. The bell peppers and cauliflower still have some crunch and the tomatoes have only gotten a little soft. For the mushrooms and vegetables: Cauliflower Mushroom Bellpepper Tomatoes Red chillies Basil…

Lemon Chicken Tenders

Something sample and delicious to end lemon week, yummy lemon chicken tenders. They are really easy to make and smell delicious when in the oven. For the tenders: Boneless chicken, sliced into thin slivers Parmesan cheese, grated Parsley, finely chopped Lemon juice Bread crumbs Italian seasoning Butter, melted Preheat the oven to 180C. In a…

Lemon Victoria Sponge

Just like the drizzle cake its something that is perfect for tea. I found the cake a little dense but the whipped cream and lemon curd in the center helps lighten it. For the sponge: 175g butter 175g sugar 175g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 1tsp vanilla extract 1 lemon zested (I forgot to show…

Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting

Day 2 of this little adventure, and I’m in love with lemon. Something I love during the summer is anything lemony. So I decided to go with a simple vanilla cupcake with lemon frosting. The recipe worked out really well in terms of flavour. However, Bombay is currently 35C and I don’t have an airconditioner…

Valentine’s Dessert Crawl 

I know its been a while since Valentine’s day, but I’ve been procrastinating about writing this post and I’ve finally got around to it so here goes. People spend Valentine’s Day with those they love. I spent it with dessert. Since I’m only back in town for a week, I decided to maximise on eating…

Chocolate Shards

QUICK LIFE UPDATE: I’ve started college, and its been a month. Till I get my act together about my room and life in general, here is a quick post. What alot of people love is a the fruit and nut chocolate bars you get in the store. So this is a nice twist. Its not…

London Food Scenes

While I was in London, my main aim was to eat, and eat I did. I hit various restaurants all over the city, and tried food from different places. Unfortunately a lot of the times I was so caught up in the moment that I didn’t photograph everything I ate. I have however mentioned places…