Chocolate Coffee Chicory Brownies

If chocolate is my favourite flavour when it comes to dessert, the combination of chocolate and coffee is a close second. Fond memories of this flavour combination include a beautiful Chocolate Coffee cake at the old German bakery near the Osho Ashram in Pune. It was layers of chocolate cake with coffee cream in between, […]

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Mango Shrikhand Tarts

Mango Shrikhand tarts are not new on this blog…in fact this little dessert was one of the first things I wrote about when we started the blog! When I was young, my grandmother would make shrikhand at home, as back then it wasn’t available in stores as it is now. She usually made the basic […]

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Parsi Ravo

This is a recipe for Parsi Ravo or Rawa as we called it at home, and mom got it ages ago from her friend. It is a semolina pudding and has got to be one of the simplest desserts to make, and also extremely delicious and satisfying. So simple that it was one of mom’s […]

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Lobongo Latika

My mind always gravitates to dessert and one of the desserts I have long wanted to play around with has been the Lobongo Latika, a dessert I was introduced to by Aniruddha’s parents. Back in 2000, they had a Bengali vendor who used to prepare sweets at his house and sell them door-to-door to his Bengali patrons. He […]

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Dahi to Doi: a journey in yoghurt

Although there is little in common between Marathi and Bengali food in terms of flavour, there are some ingredients that are commonly used. Yoghurt is one such ingredient, used in both savoury as well as sweet preparations.┬áIt is called dahi in Marathi and doi in Bengali. As I started to think of what else I […]

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