December 3, 2019
Tres leches cake

A cake as light as a feather……that’s delicate on the tongue. A cake topped with three kinds of milk….maybe even four! A cake whose origin is a convoluted mystery —…

November 5, 2019
Onde Onde

The Peranaken community is unique to South East Asia and particularly the Malay archipelago. Chinese or Indian Traders who sailed to the Malacca straits and plied their wares, couldn’t return…

October 18, 2019
Victoria sponge

A favourite tea cake of Queen Victoria.

September 2, 2019
The Strange Case of Thoothukudi Macaroons

Did you know? Of the strange case of macaroons of Thoothukudi? All of us have eaten macaroons before. The shaggy, chewy, coconut filled cookies that seem to be the country…

August 12, 2019
Of Plum Cakes and Kerala!

Did you know why Plum cake and Kerala are synonymous? How did something so British become a Kerala staple? In 1880, a young man named Mr. Mambally Bapu returned from…

August 3, 2019
Sugar and Candy

The very word conjures up images of M&Ms and Hershey’s kisses, gumdrops and candy canes, jujubes and gummy bears, peppermint patties, puffy marshmallows, colourful lollipops and all things tooth achingly…

July 25, 2019
The Ice Cream Story

Did you know? Walls! The name is synonymous with Ice cream today. Walls is found everywhere, in the largest of malls and the smallest of towns. However, long before Walls…

July 5, 2019
Vanilla — a bittersweet tale…

Vanilla is the most popular flavour in the world. It is the second most expensive spice. Have you ever wondered about its origins?