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Guide to making a layered dessert – create your own flavour combinations

A detailed guide on how to make a layered dessert. It talks about all the different ingredients that can go into making such desserts and how to mix and match them to create your own dessert. List of possible flavour combinations to work with and serving instructions at the end of the blog post.  Layered desserts are some of my favourite types of desserts to make. Super easy to put together. Just mix and match different components (could be made…

This layered vanilla pudding dessert is a hit with kids and adults both. Layers of homemade vanilla pudding with cake, berries, caramel sauce and nuts.
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Vanilla pudding dessert with berries and caramel | Homemade vanilla pudding 

The first time I made vanilla pudding from scratch I was blown away by how simple it was – just add everything together in a saucepan and stir till it thickens. That’s all it takes to make homemade vanilla pudding, and once it’s made you can eat it as it is or use it to make a vanilla pudding dessert with your choice of toppings.   The best part about this vanilla pudding is that there is so much that you…

This sesame chilli chicken is full of flavour and an excellent weekday dinner option. It’s also great for meal prepping and can be prepared in advance to enjoy a fuss-free office lunch during the week.
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Sesame Chilli Chicken | Asian style chicken stir fry with vegetables

Today I am sharing a recipe for sesame chilli chicken – an Asian style stir-fry with vegetables that can be served with plain rice or fried rice.Tastes just like your favourite Chinese takeout but much more affordable and healthier too. It’s a great recipe for weekday dinners as it comes together pretty quickly once all the ingredients are out. It is on the spicy side but the brown sugar and honey in the sauce balances the heat. And if you…

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…

This Chinese style fish and vegetable stirfry is made with just 1 teaspoon of oil! Healthy and delicious it’s perfect for dinner and can also be meal prepped for lunch during the week.
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Fish and vegetable stir fry | Asian stir fry

This Chinese style fish and vegetable stir fry is made with just 1 teaspoon of oil! Healthy and delicious it’s perfect for dinner and can also be meal prepped for lunch during the week. Serve with quinoa or brown rice to amp up the health quotient.  Fish is something that I have only started experimenting with in the past few years and what I usually get are boneless fish fillets. No bones, no need to fillet anything or clean –…