Choco-nana Crinkle Cookies (Whole wheat, Egg free, Dairy free)

I baked cookies today. So I shall call myself cookiewali! For the non-Indian readers, ‘wali’ is the suffix for female gender and ‘wala’ for male gender. Recently, I came across a thread in an online forum where a home baker was addressed by her client as ‘cakewali’. Going by the same suffixation, an IT personnel […]

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Almond Butter Cookies

Chock full of almonds and almond butter in a bite is what I wanted in a cookie.  These Almond Butter Cookies are made in a jiffy for tea. As I was clearing the refrigerator, I found half a bottle of almond butter that will head towards the bin next month. As usual, I was browsing […]

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My chocolatey experience in Le Cordon Bleu, San Francisco.

Theobroma Cacao, my nemesis and my kryptonite. Who doesn’t love chocolates, at least the good ones? I LOVE chocolates. So, couple of years back I took interest in learning the art of chocolates and did a lot of on line research plus book reading. But then, there is only so much one can learn from […]

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Two years / The Blogger / A Giveaway!

“Hello wonderful folks! I’ve been missing in action for past few months. Needless to say, I was either busy or bored not to post anything. This post has no recipe but a small chat with me. Plus a wonderful giveaway (I assume) for all the readers of Kitchen Kemistry”. This is how I started the […]

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Reader’s Feedback

Archana says Hi Cheryl, “I stumbled upon your FB page via HBG and man, what a find!! I’m a hobby baker, quite tame compared to you all 🙂 I tried your brownie recipe and it was yummy.. so much that I cudn’t get a decent pic 🙂 Thank you (a big one from my kids) !!” Cheers […]

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Black Forest Preserve

Black Forest Preserve is a great accompaniment with cheese, drizzled as an ice cream sauce, between layers of cakes or to sandwich cookies. It’s a preseve with lots of fresh cherries and little chocolate to complement the fruity cherry flavor. This is Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte in a bottle minus the whipped cream.

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Strawberry Mousse Pie

This is a quick and creamy, no-bake mousse pie. I made this using a 7 inch round cake pan with a removable base. You may use a pie plate or springform pan. It lasted 4 dessert servings for us. If you’re a family of 4, then you may have it twice. What I like about […]

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Besan Badam Ladoo/ Gram Flour Almond Balls

Ladoos are the Indian equivalent to cakes and cookies. I love motichoor ladoos, but I’m yet to master the skill of making those delicious balls. Usually, Ladoos are prepared on a special occasion or festivals. These sweet balls have flour as the base and ghee for binding. This is not my first time to make […]

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Heavenly Chocolate Ganaches and it’s many uses – updated version

Chocolate Ganache is amazingly versatile in baking. It’s indulgent taste and rich velvety texture has lots of uses. Ganache can be transformed as a glaze, poured over any cake as a frosting/ icing , truffles, piped into canapes, sauce for ice cream, filling for patisserie, topping for cookies, chocolate fondue, chocolate coating, chocolate mousse, chocolate drinks […]

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Recipes

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