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Ultimate Cheesecake

Ultimate Cheesecake

As promised in the previous post here is the recipe of this ultimate cheesecake, by chef Tyler Florence, which my daughter asked for her 15th birthday. I have baked this cake several times and it never disappoints.It is a perfect cheesecake! The original recipe has […]

Cheesecake Checkpoints

Cheesecake Checkpoints

Cheesecake is THE definition of love at first bite! At least for me. The first year we spent in Saudi Arabia we brought cheesecakes from The Cheesecake Factory for pretty much every occasion and then the baker inside me got offended. I started experimenting and […]

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

We call all sorts of bakery bought and boxed butter cookies “biscuits” in Pakistan.  Our local specialities of assorted biscuits are loved by all and kids pick all those chocolate biscuits with a a big dot of chocolate glaze first and when you need something to […]

Tunnel of Fudge Cake

Tunnel of Fudge Cake

  Science is amazing in all it’s forms and what it does to food is just pure pleasure. See the first picture? It is a simple chocolate bundt, right.. but when you slice it…. TADA!!!! There is literally a tunnel of fudge surrounded by rich, […]

Being AWOL

Being AWOL

I have not  posted anything on the blog for over a month and before sharing a recipe I would take a little of your time to clarify/justify my absence without leave. The holy month of Ramadan was upon us which directs all our energies towards […]

Falooda

Falooda

  It’s a dessert and a drink….At the same time! What you see here is layered yumminess in a glass with soft slippery falooda ( corn flour vermicelli) floating in flavored milk with basil seeds, jello pillows and fruit chunks; all this treasure is hidden […]