Sweets & Treats – Sugar Rush

The sweetest and most tempting of delicious, inviting, scrumptious treats.

Baking, Cooking have been a life long interest for me. I love collecting recipes, trying them out whilst adding my own twist to them. Here combining my interest in cooking and baking I am keen to share my sweet tooth passion. My shortfall is that every time I pass by a bakery/patisserie I cannot help but to stop and the reasons are obvious, to admire the cakes and get new inspiration and to try out new bakes.

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Blueberry Ice Cream

HomemAde, egg-free & no ice-cream maker necessary! Like most people I do like a good creamy ice-cream but I must admit I have on many occasion been put off when I get the “eggy” taste in some ice-cream. Making homemade ice-cream has always been on my bucket list of recipes to create and try out. … Continue reading Blueberry Ice Cream

Sultanas & Lavender Scones

Scones are one of the favourite teatime treats, they are delicious and filled with comfort, served with jam, clotted cream and a pot of tea ….decadence and classy. Scones can be savoury or sweet, so you can experiment by adding ingredients of your choice. As it is summer time and everywhere I go I can … Continue reading Sultanas & Lavender Scones

Handmade Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate truffles are an indulgent treat, now you can learn how to make chocolate truffles to share with family and friends. As its Christmas why not try these easy to make Truffles, they will make an extra-special gift for your friends and families, and they make an equally special ending to any special meal – … Continue reading Handmade Chocolate Truffles

A SIMPLE HOMEMADE YOGURT

Today my blog is dedicated to my dearest papa it is 3 years today since my papa left his physical body to be amongst the Param Atma and the Angels. My papa’s favourites of all was Yoghurt, and it had to be homemade yoghurt, none of these shop bought yoghurt. Papa liked his homemade yoghurt … Continue reading A SIMPLE HOMEMADE YOGURT

Gulab Jamun – Indian Sweet

Gulab jamun is a very sweet milk-based dessert, popular in Mauritius as well as in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh. They are also very common in the Caribbean countries. These Gulab Jamun are the Mauritian version, as you will notice they are shaped like sausages unlike the Indian version which are round and … Continue reading Gulab Jamun – Indian Sweet

Kheer – Indian Rice Pudding

Kheer is this beautiful, creamy, sweet Asian pudding made with rice, tapioca, or vermicelli cooked in milk and sugar. Kheer is usually flavoured with cardamom, raisins, coconut and saffron. It is a quick and easy recipe, it does not require any complicated cooking skills, and you can even use leftover cooked rice as well to … Continue reading Kheer – Indian Rice Pudding

Eggless Crepes & Coconut

From breakfast and brunch to dinner and dessert, crepes can be customized for any meal of the day, all by simply swapping them from sweet to savoury. Start with a simple batter then experiment with your favourite ingredient pairing in the toppings to ultimately create your very own special crepes. My mum makes the best … Continue reading Eggless Crepes & Coconut

Nutella Cigars

These sweet puff pastry, rich with Nutella are heavenly at every bite. It’s a little indulgent but why not, when you want to treat your loved ones or even yourself with something rather simple, quick to make, insanely indulgent that tastes so good. Exciting as I get to share this one today’s special day – … Continue reading Nutella Cigars

Mixed Peel &Sultanas Scones

Scones are one of the favourite teatime treats, they are delicious and filled with comfort, served with jam, clotted cream and a pot of tea ….decadence and classy. Scones can be savoury or sweet, so you can experiment by adding ingredients of your choice. Savoury or Sweet I like them both, especially if they are … Continue reading Mixed Peel &Sultanas Scones

Flour Halwa – “Atta Halwa”

Flour Halwa is made with roasted plain flour, flavoured with cardamom, coconut, almond, ghee, cooked in sweet milk and garnished with desiccated coconut and more flaked almonds. The name I recall we used to call this super delicious “halwa” was “Manbog” I show I remember calling this dish. I think I have the right spelling … Continue reading Flour Halwa – “Atta Halwa”

Apple & Frangipane Tart

The thought of pastry for me brings instant famish feeling and I find it difficult to resist, flaky pastry with almond and apple. Does this sound like a deal, oh yes for me it is, especially when it’s crammed with extra beautiful aromatic ingredients such as cardamom cinnamon & vanilla beans. Tempting as this sounds, … Continue reading Apple & Frangipane Tart

Viennese Biscuits with Selected Fillings – Salted Caramel, Chocolate, Jam & Icing Sugar Dusting

Sometimes there are certain food that never fades away from childhood to adulthood, and this is one certainly one of the them. Since little I have always liked these little biscuits “biscuit champagne”– Viennese Biscuits. I remember mum buying little individual packs for our school pack lunch. These delicious biscuits are very soft, melt in the mouth … Continue reading Viennese Biscuits with Selected Fillings – Salted Caramel, Chocolate, Jam & Icing Sugar Dusting

Coconut Flan with Cardamom

A sweet flan is one impressive dessert that always wows the guests. A delicious sweet custard flan that in my opinion everyone will love. With a good drizzle of caramel sauce that oozes from the bottom and spread all over the flan, giving that glossy golden outer layer of sweet slightly burnt toffee goodness.  As … Continue reading Coconut Flan with Cardamom

Napolitaine (Gluten Free Version) “Mauritian Buttery Jam Cookies”

This is one little cakes once you’ve tasted it you would want more and more. Buttery, melt-in-the-mouth little cookies that shouts deliciousness. They are called “Napolitaine”, a very popular biscuit in Mauritius, similar to a shortbread sandwiched together with jam and covered with a light icing glaze. Melt in the mouth buttery sweet biscuits that … Continue reading Napolitaine (Gluten Free Version) “Mauritian Buttery Jam Cookies”

Banana Fritters – “Beignet de Banane” – “Gateaux Banane” with Coconut & Semolina Flour (Vegan)

Let’s go Bananas today as I gear myself up to sharing one of my childhood recipes. Bananas are a much loved fruit, full of energy to boost up the day – eaten on its own, chopped and mixed in breakfast, baking and so much more that can be done with this energy booster fruit. Bananas … Continue reading Banana Fritters – “Beignet de Banane” – “Gateaux Banane” with Coconut & Semolina Flour (Vegan)