Posts Categorized: desserts

How to make suji ki barfi with semolina

For those of you who love Indian/Asian sweets but are not sure how to make them have no fear, this barfi recipe is both easy and super tasty too. I first became aware of them whilst I was living and working in Bangladesh for the UK Govt. The experiences I got whilst there were incredible…read more

Simple recipe for the best moist banana cake

  Banana cake. For me it always reminds me of something exotic, like the Caribbean or some other faraway place.  It’s taken me many attempts to get it right, well too how I like it but for me it’s the best (and simple) moist banana cake recipe you will come across. If like me you…read more

The ultimate New York baked cheesecake (best recipe)

I love cheesecake, especially the baked New York style, which this is. I am also a fan of mixing things up a bit with regards to flavours and this is one of my personal favourite creations. I got the idea from a Persian restaurant near where I used to live in South West London. The…read more

Apple and cinnamon pie

  Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Difficulty: Easy Serves 6 Calories per serving: 387 (excluding ice-cream) Cost per serving: £ 0.30p    Ingredients: 900g apples 200g plain flour 140 g butter 80g golden granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder Method: Add the flour and room temperature butter into a bowl and crumb the…read more

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 60 minutes Difficulty: Easy Serves 24 Calories per serving: 246 (excluding coffee) Cost per serving: £ 0.14p    Ingredients: 200g dark chocolate 100g white chocolate 100 g butter 250g golden granulated sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon orange essence 120g plain flour Method: Break up the dark chocolate and place…read more