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Key : DF = Dairy Free (no milk or milk products) GF = Gluten Free EG = Egg Free  V = Vegetarian (no fish, poultry or meat/ may contain eggs) VG = Vegan (no eggs, dairy, fish, poultry, meat)

Starters & such

Curried Pumpkin Soup – V

Potato and Leek Soup (Potage Parmentier) – V

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Soup –  VG

Tangdi Kabab (Grilled Chicken Drumsticks) – GF

Breakfast & Brunch

Avocado Buckwheat Pancake 

Banana Buttermilk Pancake

Chocolatey Buttery Oatmeal

Golden Scones (Orange and raisin)

Oats and Wheat Idli (Steamed Savoury Cakes)


Bashed Potatoes – V

Baked and Broiled Yellow Squash with Dill Vinaigrette – VG

Brown Rice Spaghetti with roasted red pepper pesto – V/GF

Comfy Coconut Pilaf – VG

Cranberry Mint Pilaf – VG

Curried Quinoa Pilaf – GF

Shredded Chicken Porridge/ Congee – GF

Yeast Breads

Artisan Style Pesto Bread – V

Bloody Orange Bread 

Basic White Bread – Beginner’s recipe – VG

Zucchini Apricot Bread – V

Flat Breads & Griddle Breads

Chapati –  Wholewheat Indian Flat Bread – V

Quick Breads

Guinness Bread – V

Chocolate Zucchini Bread – VG

Sides & Accompaniments

Avocado Cilantro Raita – V

Banana Raita – V

Cucumber Apple Raita – V

Cabbage Carrot Poriyal/ Stir fry – VG

Kai Lan Stir Fry with Chicken

Oh my ‘Gourd’ – Baked Bitter Gourd/ Karela – VG

Sunshine Pipérade – VG

Valor Beans Poriyal (Avaraikai Poriyal) – VG

Curries & more

Kadai Bhindi/ Okra in gravy – VG

Phool Gobi Subzi/ Cauliflower Curry (Dry) – VG

Pindi Chole/ Chana (Curried chickpeas) – VG

Dal Palak – VG

Cakes, confections & more

Heavenly Chocolate Ganache

Pink Lamingtons – a pink treat

Chocolate chiffon cake covered with Ganache and Truffles

Emergency Eggless Chocolate Brownies in less than 5 minutes – V

Christmas Fruitcake (Boiled version)

Cream cheese chiffon cake

My chocolatey experience in Le Cordon Bleu, San Francisco

Christmas fruit cakes – Tips and more!

Cupcakes & Muffins

Beery Cupcakes and Boozy Frosting

Banana Bran Muffins

Corn Spinach Muffins

Pizza Muffins


Basil Cardamom White Chocolate Chantilly

Cognac Cake Balls

Irish cream Panna cotta topped with Coffee Caramel Sauce – V

Strawberry Mousse Pie – V

Chocolate Strawberry Crumble Bar – EF/V

Lavender Apricot Ice Cream (No churn, Egg free, Gelatin free) – V


Kesari Baath (Saffron Semolina Pudding) – V

Besan Badam Ladoo/ Gram flour Almond Sweet Balls – V


Caramel (Honey) Dipped Apples

Almond Butter Cookies

Red rice Murukku or Chakli

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


Blueberry Preserve

Black Forest Preserve

Ginger Chutney

Herbed Cream Cheese Dip

Orange Butter

Cinnamon Maple Butter

Lemon/ Lime pickle – South Indian style


Pom Glögg/ Mulled pomegranate drink

Smoothies (Mostly Vegan)


Garam Masala/ Warm Savory Spice Blend

Homemade Cream Cheese without starter culture


Orange Pomander

Two years blogversary and a giveaway

Orange Bath Salt

7 thoughts on “Recipes

  1. One of the best blogs that I have ever read or come across!! There are not hundreds of recipes bu the ones that are the are wonderfully detailed and strikes a chord somewhere !! Your white bread recipe for beginners is sooooo good that words fail me on how to describe it. You have explained not just how to do it but also why we should do what we should be doing. Keep up the fab work!!

  2. dear cheryl my name is Polly.housewife lives in thrissur kerala I NDIA.I am interested in ccoking and baking.use to bake for my family only.when i joined Home bakers guild i saw your i want to ask you about baking materials .i knew it is inconvenient for u.thanks Polly

  3. Ur blog is awesome. One of the best blogs.
    I request you to share the recipe of butterscotch cake and pineapple cake if possible. Please. (If possible then eggless )

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