Surti Butter Biscuits are popular and highly relished Indian savoury biscuits. They are mostly enjoyed with a cup of hot chai or tea. Surti Butter biscuits are loaded with butter (hence the name) thus they have the perfect melt in the mouth feel and make a heavy snack. The biscuits are flavoured with jeera (cumin seeds) and also referred to as Jeera Biscuits.
Baklava is a baked sweet which is made of Filo / Phyllo / Fillo pastry. It has endless layers of the pastry, nuts and butter soaked in sweet flavoured syrup.
Stained Glass Cookies - These pretty looking cookies caught my eye few months ago during my usual "blog inspiration" search. I knew instantly they would feature as my Christmas special recipe on the blog. And, here they are. The cookies are nothing but sugar cookies with a colorful center of crushed sugar candies. The soft… Continue reading Stained Glass Cookies – Christmas Special
Here's a recipe I learnt more than a decade ago and finally tried for Diwali this year. Pista Badam Biscuits are those typical melt-in the mouth kinda Indianised cookies loaded with nuts and with a hint of saffron, sold commonly at local Indian bakeries. The recipe is off my bakery journal from my IHM days.… Continue reading Pista Badam Biscuits
The cupcakes are basic and light with chocolate beautifully complimenting the peanut butter flavour. And so, Nabeel is currently enjoying his summer break in full swing, ensuring I am on my toes 24 hours, or at least till he is awake. His constant needs to play, eat, read, and have fun sucks out all my energy… Continue reading Mini Peanut Butter Cupcakes