Category baking

Marble Cake (Eggless)


its been ages since i last baked anything and i have been trying to get back my touch. its not been easy – for one, i’m now living in Chennai (India), where finding good quality baking products is proving to be a challenge. i miss the days in Singapore when the NTUC/Cold Storage was just […]

Almond Biscotti


its been a while since i last updated on this blog – and i have a very good reason for the long break. for the past couple of weeks, i haven’t been able to get any good clicks on my trusty 5-year-old digital camera. maybe its just me, but whatever i snap just doesn’t turn out well. and given just how […]

Date-&amp-Walnut Muffins


there are some classic combinations that will never lose their appeal. my last post was on one such – oatmeal and raisins in cookies – and this week, i have yet another time-honoured combination: dates and walnuts. dates are used in several sweet concoctions, but adding walnuts lends a slight bitter edge that serves to enhance […]

Oatmeal, Raisin and Chocolate-Chip Cookies


what is it about oatmeal-raisin cookies that spells instant comfort? i can’t say – and i have spent a good 10 minutes writing and erasing words trying to convey my feelings. but then again, if you like oatmeal-raisin cookies, you probably don’t need me to convince you about why they are so enticing 🙂 but apart from […]

Orange Blueberry Muffins


in recent months, i have come across more and more recipes (online and in print) that veer towards the “healthy” side – less fat and sugar, more wholemeal flour, more fruits thrown in (along with the occassional zuccini) – that seemed to hold the key to all those issues of excess empty calories that we occassionally battle with – here you […]