4 posts tagged almonds

Flourless Chocolate Orange and Ginger Cake

If like me, you crave bright and fresh flavors in dark winter days, then this cake will give you every reason to smile and lift your mood! Citrus fruits are a great source of mood-elevating vitamin C. Plus, chocolate is a definite cure for cold weather and gray skies. So, I thought to make this orange chocolate cake. To tell the truth I have made this cake a few times, and every time I did it a little different. For a warming twist, I decided to add in some ginger this time. It tasted amazing and exotic! Continue Reading

Almond Fennel Biscotti / Cake Rusk

When it is pouring heavily all that your heart desires is a hot cup of masala chai or coffee. And, because I believe coffee and tea are meant to be enjoyed with a snack, there's nothing better than having a biscotti. It is my best all time favorite snack since childhood. My recipe of almond fennel seed biscotti is a mix of Indian cake rusk and American style biscotti. Continue Reading

Crispy Harissa Fish with Baked Chips

Food is love for me and home cooked meals do wonders for my man. This does not restrict us from eating out but I love to cook and he loves my cooking. This helps to bring us together even more and for this reason I try creative ways of cooking healthy.That being said, I wanted to treat my husband with something simple, healthy yet yummy on his birthday. Since, he was working that day and had a meeting in the evening I planned to make a special lunch. Continue Reading

Blueberry and Almond Muffins

In our home we all love blueberries, especially my husband. Needless to say that I freeze blueberries for use through out the year and make blue berry muffins around this time every year. I have made them with buttermilk, sour cream, milk, bananas, orange juice, cream cheese and with and without streusel by tweaking the ingredients here and there but when it comes down it, the basic ingredients are pretty similar. Continue Reading