Guava cheese (Perad)

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Guava cheese is a one of the most commonly prepared sweets in most Catholic households for Christmas. It is chewy and yet a melt in the mouth kind of fudge if prepared correctly. It is known as Perad in Goa.

Few basic ingredients go into the making of Guava cheese i.e guava, sugar, lemon juice & butter. The short list of ingredients are compensated for the lengthy procedure. But that end result definitely makes it worth the effort. These will disappear faster than the total time it will take you to prepare them. At least I can easily gobble 4-5 in one go 😀 They are extremely addictive. Continue reading →

Kesar pedas (Saffron infused Indian milk fudge)

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Pedas are basically an Indian milk fudge, prepared from mava/khoya ( milk solids) and sugar, mostly flavored with cardamom. There are so many different kind of pedas such as malai peda, chocolate peda, mango peda, mawa peda, Mathura peda so forth and so on. Basically you can add your own flavors and make your own unique flavored peda. Continue reading →

Date & walnut loaf cake and a trip to Luray caverns, VA

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Hello folks!

I’m so excited as I write this, as this is the 100th post on my blog! And what better than making a cake to celebrate this sweet journey ? 🙂 I know I’m late , but I would still like to wish all the mother’s out there a happy Mother’s Day, hope you had a beautiful day 🙂 Continue reading →


Eggless Mango Semolina cupcakes

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Okay so I have one more mango recipe to share with you all ! I know I know I’m a crazy mango maniac , I absolutely love this fruit and can have it in any form ! Though honestly I best enjoy it as it is ! Well I don’t have the luxury of eating those heavenly Alphonso mangoes , so I’m making do with the pulp which is readily available in most Indian stores ! Do try out the Alphonso one over the kesari mango pulp , I bet you will fall in love with it 🙂 Continue reading →

Rose and pistachio ice box cake

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Hello folks!
Sharing a super simple , quick and fun dessert! All you need is patience , yes for it to set 🙁
I can’t believe it took me 6 months to make this ice box cake ! I had actually drafted this recipe after looking at the surplus heavy cream lying in my refrigerator after baking the decadent tres leches cake ! Well if you’ve had tres leches cake before , you sure know how rich and indulgent it is ! So that’s it my quota for that months sweet treat was done, anything more and it would have been a little too much ! Continue reading →

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