TWD Baking with Julia: Hungarian Shortbread

In Recipes On May 1, 2012 11 Comments
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I can’t believe it’s Tuesday already and time to post our creations from Baking with Julia. This weeks recipe is a buttery flaky Hungarian Shortbread. I have made shortbread before and one thing I knew was the more buttery it is the better it will taste. When I went through the recipe for the first… Read More »


TWD Baking with Julia: Lemon Loaf Cake turned into Orange Loaf Cake

In Recipes On April 17, 2012 9 Comments
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This week’s TWD recipe is a simple lemon loaf cake. As I have earlier mentioned on this website that I am a huge fan of the lemon flavor, perfect for the beautiful spring we are having here in Los Angeles these days.   When I was going through the reviews of fellow bakers on TWD… Read More »


TWD Baking with Julia: Irish Soda Bread

In Recipes On March 19, 2012 18 Comments
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This week TWD is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by baking the traditional Irish Soda bread. Irish Soda bread is a quick bread that uses baking soda as a rising agent instead of the traditional yeast. You must be wondering how quick are we talking about ….. well let me tell you 5 minutes !!!!  … Read More »


TWD Baking with Julia: Rugelach

In Cookies, Recipes On March 5, 2012 18 Comments
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I have to say that I am in love with these cookies and can’t believe it that it took me so long to discover this Jewish treat. Rugelach is one of the treats that was brought to American by the eastern European immigrants and are very popular during the Jewish holidays. It is made of… Read More »


TWD Baking with Julia: Chocolate Truffle Tartlets

In Recipes On February 20, 2012 19 Comments
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‘Intensely, unmistakably, and irresistibly chocolaty’ is what Dorie has to say about this recipe. TWD is all about chocolate this week. We baked Chocolate Truffle Tartlets which is a real treat for all the chocoholics out there. I found this recipe very easy to work with. I made the dough a day ahead which I… Read More »


TWD Baking with Julia: White Loaves

In Bread, Breakfast, Recipes On February 7, 2012 18 Comments
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‘Tuesdays with Dorie’ has been around for about 4 years now and has just finished Baking through Dorie Greenspan’s first book ‘Baking:From My Home To Yours’. Unfortunately I could not be a part of this group earlier but, I did purchase the book and tried loads of delicious recipes. February is the start of a… Read More »


Boston Cream Pie

In Cakes, Recipes On January 28, 2012 2 Comments
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‘Boston Cream Pie’ (or should I say cake) … this dessert is actually a cake but it is called a pie just due to the fact that back in the day when this recipe was developed cakes were actually baked in pie tins. It is an amazing combination of airy sponge cake, generous amount of… Read More »


Chocolate Chunk Muffins

In Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes On October 19, 2011 0 Comments
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Muffins are breakfast food and these chocolate chunk muffins are good excuse to have chocolate for breakfast. Yes!!! its nothing wrong in craving for chocolate in breakfast :-D. Although, I think it will not be fair to us and to these muffins to specify a time in the day for them. They are such a… Read More »


Lemon Bars

In Cookies, Desserts On October 16, 2011 2 Comments
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Lemon is my second favorite flavor when it comes to desserts (chocolate being the first :-D). While doing groceries when I come across some bright yellow  lemons  I almost feel obligatory to buy them. Generally it is the flavor of spring or summer but I can enjoy a lemon treat all year round. They are… Read More »


Strawberry Cupcake (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

In Cakes, Desserts, Recipes On October 12, 2011 4 Comments
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As you guys know October marks breast cancer awareness month in USA and around the world. Each year major breast cancer charities organizes events for the awareness of the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, treatment, prevention and cure. Since October started I see pink every where, it feels so good to… Read More »