Winter’s Still Here – Maple Walnut Pie

Ugh, by the time this post goes live, it’s already here. I’ll admit it, I’m not a fan of winters… I know people love it, but ugh I hate it when you feel the cold chill to your bones and you have to layer up, but if the heat is too high somewhere, then you…

Ammi’s Famous Gaajar ka Halwa

  Hi guys! In moving between my domains, I lost this recipe which I posted in 2014 I believe… Reposting it again ❤ Ever since I started this blog, I have wanted my mother’s legendary Gaajar ka Halwa recipe on it. Plus what’s the point of naming the blog ghee shaker when there is no…

The Most Delicious Lasagna Recipe

From Scratch… I’ve been thinking of including this family and friends’ favorite dish (and mine too!), lasagna recipe on the blog for a long long time.  I can only attribute the extensive delay to general inertia (how many times do I remind people of that? :D) and to my personal confusion related to quantifying how…

Easy-Peasy Crowd Pleaser Butter Chicken

Making butter chicken at home is not as difficult as it may seem. With a few key ingredients, you can make a winning dish, that’s ideal for entertaining.

Veggie Alert: Roasted eggplant & mushrooms

My dear vegetarian friends, I have not forsaken you! I’m often stumped by how to make non-meat meals taste good, but when I discover one, it’s like striking gold. This roasted eggplant recipe is a great way to toss up a weekday dinner that is not only healthy but very tasty as well. I started…

Little Effort Apple Crisp

I know a lot of us crave something slightly sweet after a long day of fasting, or even on a regular day as a pick me up. This dessert is your cure for a long, warm day. Warm apple crisp with cold ice cream. Most of its sweetness comes from freshly baked apples and a…

Homemade Kulfi par excellence (Desi Ice Cream)

So, we had an excess of barfi left over, and it was becoming hard and dry, and getting to the stage where no one wanted to eat it anymore. It seemed such a pity to throw away a decent amount of barfi. I felt like it needed to be upcycled.

Nuts about You! – Hazelnut Cheesecake (No-Bake)

This decadent, pleasing-to-the-taste buds recipe is really quite simple. It’s a hazelnut cheesecake, and I know I normally only trust baked cheesecakes because they come across as more fulfilling, but this one is a keeper.

Devilish Decadence – Nutella Double Chocolate Brownies

So yes, these are the best brownies ever. I don’t like cake-y, egg-y brownies. In fact we all like them fudgey, and more on the bite into this and it melts in your mouth style. What makes them so special is the few optional add on ingredients that just take it to the next level: Nutella, chocolate chips or chunks and walnuts. The result is an ooey gooey, soft on the inside, silky smooth chocolate decadence that is sure to please each of the five senses.