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Three slices of one bowl chocolate cake on a white plate, and dusted with icing sugar and cocoa powder. On the back of the plate is a tray with chocolate cake in it.
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One bowl chocolate cake or the easiest and quickest chocolate ever

This one bowl chocolate cake is the easiest and quickest chocolate cake ever. Mix everything in one bowl, pour in a baking pan and bake. Plus the crumb is so tender and soft, that it doesn’t even need a frosting. Cut into slices and serve on its own, or if you are feeling decadent with a dollop of cream or ice cream. The process of baking has always felt super therapeutic to me. Selecting the recipe, measuring out the ingredients,…

Four chicken and mushroom mini quiches with roasted capsicum on a white platter. There's a silver tong in the background.
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Chicken and Mushroom Mini Quiches | Mini Quiche Recipe

Mini quiches are the perfect party snack, be it as finger food, for brunch or for hi tea. These chicken and mushroom mini quiches are made with sliced chicken, mushrooms and capsicum in a shortcrust pastry or pie dough crust and look as terrific as they taste! My new favourite type of get together is inviting friends for brunch. Brunch parties have a casual laidback feeling about them. Everyone gets together during the day, and they still have the rest…

An overnight french toast bake made using brioche bread is placed in a dark blue tray with sliced almonds top. The tray is kept on a blue napkin, and there is a fork on the right with a small blue bowl of cinnamon at the back.
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Overnight French Toast Bake | Baked French Toast with Almonds and Cinnamon  

This French toast bake recipe with cinnamon and almonds is perfect for brunch or a fancy weekend breakfast.  Soak the brioche bread in the egg mixture overnight, and all you need to do in the morning is bake. Drizzle with honey, and dust with powdered sugar and it is ready to serve. This recipe is one of those indulgent breakfast recipes. Perfect for those days when breakfast needs to be extra special –  first day of school holidays, an Eid…

These Pakistani bakery style vegetable patties or vegetable puffs are a perfect tea time snack with a spicy potato and peas filling encased in crispy flaky puff pastry.
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Bakery style vegetable patties | Vegetable puffs | Spicy potato puff pastry

These Pakistani bakery style vegetable patties or vegetable puffs are a perfect tea time snack with a spicy potato and peas filling encased in crispy flaky puff pastry. Today I am sharing a recipe for bakery style vegetable patties or vegetable puffs which are a popular snack in India and Pakistan. In Pakistan, they are commonly known as patties and in India they are called vegetable puffs or veg puffs for short. These vegetable patties / veg puffs are a…

This classic baked cheesecake is super simple to make and makes a cheesecake that is smooth and creamy with a hint of lemon. Serve it plain or with fruits on side. 
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Simple Classic Baked Cheesecake Recipe 

This classic baked cheesecake is super simple to make and makes a cheesecake that is smooth and creamy with a hint of lemon. Serve it plain or with fruits on side.  Cheesecake is one of my favourite desserts to eat, but a recipe that I hesitated to try because it seemed so daunting. But after attempting it for the first time, I realised that it’s actually not hard. It just requires preparation and planning ahead. Read on ahead for my…

Easy to make carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. The cake is super soft and delicious, and that cream cheese frosting on top gives it that ‘wow’ factor. 
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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting  

I rarely say this but this is the best carrot cake with cream cheese frosting recipe that you will ever taste. It’s easy to make, the cake is super soft and delicious, and that cream cheese frosting on top gives it that ‘wow’ factor.  I still remember the first time I had carrot cake. We were over at my friend Hira’s place and she offered it to us. I was super skeptical at the idea of a vegetable in a…

Chicken pot pie is comfort food personified. Chicken and vegetables in a rich and creamy white sauce with flaky puff pastry on top. Delicious!
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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is comfort food personified. Boneless chicken and diced up vegetables are cooked in a rich and creamy white sauce with a bit of spice to give it that Desi kick. Hot out of the oven with flaky puff pastry on top. What is chicken pot pie? It’s diced chicken and vegetables combined together in a creamy white sauce and poured in a large baking dish.  Topped with a puff pastry crust, and then baked in the oven…