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Lavender Scented Rich Chocolate Pudding

A few weeks ago, I stumbled across the wonderful Heather’s Chocolate Pudding recipe. The description of the pudding said “A spoon-clinging custard that melts in your mouth like a truffle.” It got me thinking, what would that be like! I was smitten by the sheer description and I knew I had to try it. I had some beautiful culinary [...]

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Foolproof Method To Cook Perfectly Moist and Tender Pan Fried Chicken Breasts

I lurve chicken. Who doesn’t? It’s delicious and healthy and there are countless ways to make it. Throw it in any kinda curry or rub any kind of seasoning before you grill it, chances are you will end up with yummy stuff. If you are broke, tired or simply lazy then salt, pepper, lemon juice [...]

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Easy Chhena Laddu

It’s time to go home and gorge on some delicious home made food and sweets! It’s Diwali. I am very excited to go home and spend some fun time with my family. Every Diwali, we make at least one home made delicacy to serve to our guests when they come home. It just adds a [...]

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Rajasthani Besan Kadi Pakodi

If I had to pick my favourite dish in the whole of Rajasthani cuisine, it would undoubtedly be Besan Kadi. I LOVE Rajasthani food. It’s delicious, soulful, simple and economical too! Kadi is the most loved dish in my house. It’s also my dad’s favourite. In fact I do not know if he likes anything else [...]

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Oats and Dark Chocolate Cake (Butter Less- Gluten Free)

Dear friends on diet, the ones pretending to be on diet (raises hand) and unapologetic food lovers…here is a treat that will satisfy the sweet tooth of each one of you. Yes Yes I have been on a cake spree and I promise that the next post will be a savoury, spicy dish but until [...]

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20 Lessons I Learnt in The Kitchen and Applied to My Life (And a Red Velvet Cake)

Mybutterhalf  is turning two and I would like to thank each one of you for reading and appreciating my blog. As I complete the second year of blogging, I am still new to this craft and every time I create a new post, I am both nervous and thrilled.Sometimes I make errors, forget to take [...]

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Reine de Saba (Julia Child’s Chocolate and Almond Cake)

You must be wondering if I am a chocolate addict! Surprise surprise…I am not. I am not a chocolate addict. I have always picked the pineapple pastry over chocolate truffle. Strange as it may sound, I am addicted to cooking with chocolate. I am a sucker for textures. Textures intrigue me to no end. Some [...]

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Extreme Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Lemon – White Chocolate Mousse Frosting

I know I know, I have shared a chocolate cupcake recipe earlier and it still is my favourite. It has a light chocolate flavour which I personally love but I really wanted an extremely dark chocolate  cupcake. If you are one of those people who can never get enough chocolate, you are in for a [...]

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How to Make a Silky Smooth Chocolate Ganache and Frost a Cake For a Smooth Finish (Step by Step)

 I am not a professional baker but a passionate one. There is so much joy in baking a cake for your loved ones which is not only delicious but also looks good. I am not talking about machine-like perfection cz I like it all rustic. Filling and frosting a cake is not difficult at all.  It [...]

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Kesar Pista Kulfi (Saffron Pistachio Kulfi)

As much as I adore cakes, cookies and puddings, Indian desserts always win me over everything else. I have been making kulfi since a decade now. A trip to my home town is never complete without making this decadent dessert for my family.  Soft, creamy, rich and full of flavour, this kulfi is really special. [...]

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