Wicked Espresso Cheesecake Brownies!

I’ve said this time and again…even though I enjoy cooking almost everything under the roof, baking is what I actually love the most as a cook. It soothes me on choppy days and on the days that are dull, baking also somehow manages to lift up my spirits like a few other things do. It’s…

Tropical Pineapple Ice-cream!

Pineapple is one of those intimidating fruits, with which I have the least experience! Let alone cooking with it, I have never even eaten a decent amount of Pineapple in my life. The only time I remember eating it was when as kids, me and my sister would get Pine-apple-flavored pastries from the bakery that…

Holi special: Instant, Crispy Jalebis!

Holi, ‘The festival of colors’ is just a couple of days away and this time in addition to making hubby’s favorite Holi-mithai i.e Gujiya, I decided to give a certain recipe a try, around which I had been dragging my heels for quite some time. Holi is the Indian festival that marks the beginning of Spring season,…

Zesty Citrus Custard tarts with home-made Rose Jelly!

It’s Valentines week and it seems that all of a sudden, every shop in our little village has filled with red roses and puffy hearts and fluffy teddy-bears! We stopped by the flower shop the other day, and where it is usually a very quite corner of a busy road, this time it was buzzing…

Adorable Apple & Cinnamon ‘Rose’ Tarts!

Happy Monday foodies! (If there is even such a thing…) This week’s theme for the #FoodieMonday #Bloghop was a challenging one! The name “3 ingredient recipe” is self-explanatory. We were only allowed to use THREE INGREDIENTS for making a nice, delicious dish. When I started thinking around the idea, it turned out to be more…

My tipsy Rum fruit cake: Christmas 2017

MERRY CHRISTMAS FOLKS!!!!!!!!!! May this festive season sparkle and shine and may all of your wishes and dreams come true all year round! Enjoy the festivities with your loved ones, laughing, chatting, singing and of course, eating lots of delicious food on the dinner table tonight! Baking a Rum cake on Christmas has truly become…

Celebrating 800 Followers with Indian Motichoor Laddoo!

800 FOLLOWERS!!!!! Gosh, I can’t believe it!! In my mind, I keep on hearing the conversation between hubby and me before I started afoodiehousewife…. Hubby- “You do so much of baking and stuff….why don’t you start a food blog? So many people are doing that nowdays.” Me- “Ho Ho! Who on earth will be interested…

Creamy, Home-made Coconut Ice-cream (Without the Ice-cream maker!)

*Accchhooooo!* Hey guys! So apparently, hearing and seeing friends and family enjoying the peak of summer back home in India, I guess I got a bit carried away with the summery mood. I plunged into Iced-teas, Mocktails, Ice-water and Ice-creams, totally forgetting that the weather is not as hot here in Ireland yet. The result- I…

Simple, Sweet, Super moist..Spiced Carrot & Apple Muffins!

  So for the past couple of months, I was suffering from what you can call as a “Cupcake baking phobia“! It involved a full batch of ruined cupcakes that I had to throw awayyyy because too many fresh strawberries had turned the batter liquidyyyy…..ughhhh! I don’t want to talk about it. Anyway, since that day, I had…

The luxurious Pineapple Upside-Down Cake!

I think I may have mentioned this before…I had lately been on a sabbatical from doing my favorite thing in the world- baking cakes! Having a food blog is great but eating all that food by yourself, is not!! I love, love looove baking, but eating all those cakes most definitely does me no favors. Hubby and…

Traditional Indian dessert- Gulab Jamuns (Soft, spongy dumplings soaked in sugary syrup!)

  Gulab jamun is easily the most beloved dessert of India! Be it Diwali or Holi, birthdays, anniversaries or any celebration, this sweet-dish is made for almost every festive occasion, in most of the Indian households. With Holi just round the corner, this is the perfect, easy recipe to try this week! Gulab jamuns are spongy, ‘melt in the mouth’ round dumplings, smothered in…