Tag Archives: Tea time

Wholesome, Spicy and Moist Carrot, Raisin and Nut Cupcake.

There is a light at the end of every tunnel and the sun returns after every storm…..has been my latest mantra…..Well its Chicken Pox this time!! Just when Baby A was returning to his cheerful, bubbly and cheeky self, the nasty varicella virus knocks. Its been a difficult few days emotionally and physically. On  days like this, the […]

Baby’s gone Bananas- Banana and Cashewnut Cake

Baby is completing 7 months and the last month has seen him sampling a variety of foods. Well like most first time parents we were lost on how to begin weaning….then after a dozen calls home…..internet browsing and having watched my lil niece being weaned….we decided on 2 simple rules……1. baby must be allowed to […]

Honey Cake/ Honey-Chilli Cake

Now anyone living in Bangalore im sure has seen or relished this cake……..the famous Iyengar Bakery’s Honey cake….One of my fondest memories of Bangalore bakeries produce other than Thoms Cafe’s Meat puffs, Sweet Chariots Rum tarts and Fresh Pineapple Cake, and Iyengar bakery’s Egg puff and Dilpasand is their famous orange coloured jam topped honey […]

Heera’s Ghariyo- Sweet Banana Fritters.

The first time i tasted this traditional Mangalorean sweet was on my recent trip to the US. My sister-in law Heera is an awesome cook and makes a lot of traditional Mangalorean food. One evening for tea Heera fried up these tiny brown crisp sweet dumplings made up of rice, ripe bananas, jaggery and coconut. […]