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The freshest fruit should be used to make this comforting peach and plum crumble baked with a brown sugar & oats crumble topping. Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice-cream.
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Peach & Plum Crumble

The freshest fruit should be used to make this comforting peach and plum crumble baked with a brown sugar & oats crumble topping. Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice-cream. For those of you who are following my Facebook page, you would know that I am out of town on a vacation. As much as I am enjoying spending time with the family & sight-seeing one of the best parts about this trip has to be all the yum food…

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Salted Caramel Custard

Salted caramel custard is a delicious layered dessert with cookie crumbs on the bottom, a layer of caramel custard in the middle, luscious salted caramel on top garnished with whipped cream and cookie crumbs. Salted Caramel Custard & a Belated Eid Mubarak Belated Eid Mubarak everyone! Whether you celebrated it simply or in a much more festive manner, I hope it was spent in the midst of family & friends. That is what Eid is all about – family &…

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Normandy Apple Tart

  How many of you have experienced the moment where you get beautiful red apples from the ‘Sabzi Wala’, bite into them and they turn out to be soft & mealy instead of crisp & juicy. I know people love the soft yellow apples, but my family preference is always ‘crisp’ apples, so when there are 2 kilo’s of apples in the house which no one really wants to eat, its time for me to start looking up recipes on…

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Guest Post – Butter Cookies

[Kiran] – Hello Everyone. Guest Posts while blogging are like a mini-vacation with benefits – a long weekend spent chilling & relaxing combined with an assistant who is doing all the work ;). I still do love blogging, but this just gives me more time to relax and think about my next recipes, and I do have some good ones in store for this month.   So today is a guest post from my cousin, who will never cook anything…

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Cinnamon Chocolate Squares

It’s the first week of November and here in Karachi, we have just felt the stirrings of the winter season. A small drop in temperature – a little bit of wind in the mornings and in the evenings.  The popping up of billboards displaying the many different types of textiles & designs that are oh so important for Karachi winters. My cats preferring to go outside instead of spending the night on the cold tiles. Lastly, the beautiful fresh produce in the…

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Classic Victoria Sponge

Eid-ul-Adha or Baqra-Eid is just around the corner, and it usually means a lot of meat. I am sure that everyone must be facing an excess of recipes all focusing on meat as the main course, so contrary to the norm I decided to post about dessert, specifically a quintessential British classic – the Victorian Sponge.  This delicate sponge cake filled with jam and cream was named after Queen Victoria, who used to favour a slice with her afternoon tea. Though it…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake

Sticky Toffee Pudding is a typical British dessert which comprises of a moist sponge cake, made with dates and covered in a toffee or caramel sauce and served warm with vanilla ice-cream or custard. The traditional method of making the pudding is through steaming, however, this recipe comprises of the same ingredients and flavor but in cake form.  Since its Ramazan and there’s an abundance of dates at home, I got to try out a recipe that had been on…