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White Chocolate Mousse

I took a hiatus from this blog. A 213 day hiatus to be more precise. In the interim, I rarely looked at it and also forgot the password. That’s until a friend asked me for a recipe the other day, so I googled my own name + wordpress and there it was. All the documenting….

Lime Girl: Lemon Tart

When life throws lemons at you, you can either have tequila with it or make lemon tarts. Since my hangovers now last a day, for me, lemon tart is a safe bet.

Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice cream sandwich:┬áIt’s a scoop of ice cream sandwiched between two cookies – how hard could it really be? As it turns out, it’s probably the most difficult dessert I’ve ever had to make. Forget chocolate chip cookies or Classic Sponge cake with strawberries and cream – those I managed to make in an hour,…

Sweet disposition: Mock mango cheesecake

Memories are tricky. I have an elephant’s memory, which can suck. Of all my memories, crappy and good – the taste of my mum’s fake mango cheesecake is my favourite. Mangoes are a big deal in India. Restaurants start serving “mango specials” and every household has its members eating mango in various forms. Yes, to…