Deserts/ Bakes

Christmas Stollen

Christmas Stollen

    Stollen (pronounced Sh-tohl-in) traces its history back to the 14th century, although the first Stollen were rather simple, its not as rich as they are today. This rich fruit bread is beautifully studded with nuts, raisins candied orange and lemon peel, and the traditional shape […]

Physalis and Rosemary Focaccia

Physalis and Rosemary Focaccia

  Physalis otherwise known as Cape Gooseberry, Golden Berry or Peruvian Ground Cherry, is a fruit native to the Americas and grows in warm temperate and subtropical areas of the world. This berry is prized for its nutritional properties, containing Vitamins A and C, Iron, Calcium, and […]

Mini Cheddars/ Cheese Biscuits

Mini Cheddars/ Cheese Biscuits

  Ingredients 190 g Cheddar cheese (grated) 50 g Unsalted Butter 100 g Plain flour 3/4 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Paprika Method Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Mix together all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Knead together lightly then roll out the […]

Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry Cobbler

Ingredients 1/2 cup Melted butter, plus more for greasing pan 1 ¼ cups Sugar (plus 2 tbsps sugar) 1 cup Self-raising flour 1 cup Whole milk 2 cups Fresh Blackberries Whipped cream andor ice cream for serving Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. […]

Milk Peda

Milk Peda

  Ingredients 1 cup Milk powder 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder Blanched Almonds to garnish 1 can of Condensed milk 2 tbsp Ghee/ clarified butter Method In a heavy bottomed pan, add the milk powder and condensed milk. Mix the two ingredients well, making sure there are […]

Semiya Payasam/ Vermicelli Kheer

Semiya Payasam/ Vermicelli Kheer

  Ingredients 1/2 cup + 2tbsp Semiya/ Vermicelli 1/2 cup Sugar 2 Cashew Nuts 10-12 Raisins 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder Pinch of salt 1 tbsp Ghee 1 cup Milk 1 1/2 cup Water Method Heat a tablespoon of ghee in a pan and fry the raisins and cashew […]

Apple & Cinnamon Madeleines

Apple & Cinnamon Madeleines

  Ingredients 150 g Plain Flour 1 tsp Baking powder 1 tsp Cinnamon powder 75 g Caster sugar 50 g Light brown sugar 100 g Unsalted butter (softened) 2 Eggs (lightly beaten) 1/2 cup Apple pureed Method Preheat oven to 180ºC and brush the Madeleine […]

Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake

  Ingredients 1 1/4 cup Plain Flour 1 cup Sugar 1 tbsp Baking powder 4 Eggs 3/4 cup Vegetable oil 1/4 cup Milk 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C / gas mark 4. Grease and line an 8 […]

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Plain Flour 2 cups Water 1 tbsp Sugar 2 pinches of salt 1 Egg 1 tsp Ghee (clarified butter) For the filling 1 cup Grated Coconut 2 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Method In a small bowl beat the eggs […]

Dutch Apple Cake

Dutch Apple Cake

  Ingredients 5 Apples Juice of 1 Lemon Grated zest of 1 Lemon 1 tbsp Cinnamon powder 1 tsp Mixed spice powder 1/2 tsp Ground ginger 1 3/4 Plain flour 1 cup Sugar 150 g Unsalted butter (softened) 2 Eggs 2 tsp Vanilla Essence 3 […]