Archive for March, 2014

Mocha Cupcakes

Mocha Cupcakes

Mocha is the name of the largest port in Yemen where from African coffee is the most traded and transported. It is also a type of coffee bean. This recipe creates a rather evolved sense of coffee magic, an experience so refined and so subtle that one feels kind of elevated. Try it. In fact […]

Choco Chip Cookies

Choco Chip Cookies

Ruth Wakefield was baking her regular divine butter cookies at her Toll House Inn in 1938 and one time she decided to chip some chocolates and add it to the batter expecting the chocolate to melt. Lo behold! The chocolate remained as soft chips thus going on to give birth to the world loved choco […]

Rum Soaked Cranberry, Banana and Walnut cake

Rum Soaked Cranberry, Banana and Walnut cake

An interesting trivia about cranberries is that they are also called bounceberries because a good ripe cranberry bounces. They also have medicinal qualities but we are not interested in that fact now. Five or six hours prior to preparing the batter, soak about 2 heaped tbsp dried cranberries in half a cup of dark rum. Mash […]

Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake

Who doesn’t  enjoy the romantic whiff of dark coffee brew? Coffee shops have become an universal phenomenon. Working, chatting, catching up, meeting, being alone, thinking, doing nothing…all of these qualify for ashortie or a longie at a coffee shop. At a tea at Kavery’s we had this lovely coffee cake. I am anyway a black coffee […]