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Diwali – Saffron Milk Patties (or “Pedha’s)

Diwali – Saffron Milk Patties (or “Pedha’s)

I couldn’t let Diwali go by without doing a post on at least one Indian Sweet as sweets are commonly utilized in the worshipping of Laxmi (Hindu Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity) and Ganesh (Lord of Beginning and Remover of Obstacles) during prayer on Diwali.  For those who don’t know Diwali also known as the “Festival … Continue reading

Pumpkin Filo Rolls

Pumpkin Filo Rolls

  This is the 2nd pumpkin recipe I tried out during the time off after Super storm Sandy.  I decided to post this recipe even though we are halfway thru November because it’s still fall and I’m all about the pumpkin flavor! Also this morning on my way to work I saw a few trees … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

I could not let October go by without posting a few recipes that have pumpkin in it as I love this time of the year when you can get pretty much anything pumpkin flavored.  Usually I love decorating for all holidays Halloween included, but for some reason I wasn’t into it this year. I guess … Continue reading

Learn Piping Techniques

Learn Piping Techniques

Yesterday I took a class at Sugar Flower Cake Shop in NYC on how to use a piping bag and pipe designs on a cake.  I figured it would be a cool class to take considering I can bake really well, but sometimes lack in the decorating department.  To say I loved it would be a huge understatement!  Sugar Flower Cake … Continue reading

Pistachio Cupcakes

Pistachio Cupcakes

Have you ever wondered what to do when you blunder a recipe so much that it can’t be used in it’s normal form?  Last week I tried for the first time to make custard from scratch and of all the cardinal rules to break in custard making I broke two main ones:  not stiring the … Continue reading