baking with chocolate Archive

  • Life is all about experiments. The more you do, more it will make you better. Just like this whole wheat fruit and nut bar. Couple of years back when I started baking the cakes and pastries, I never imagined that one day I will experiment with different types of flour, that too with durum whole wheat flour. Till now I was using the regular recommended flour from the supermarkets, that are known to yield good results. I was happy at […]

    Whole wheat chocolate fruit and nut bar and is egg free

    Life is all about experiments. The more you do, more it will make you better. Just like this whole wheat fruit and nut bar. Couple of years back when I started baking the cakes and pastries, I never imagined that one day I will experiment with different types of flour, that too with durum whole wheat flour. Till now I was using the regular recommended flour from the supermarkets, that are known to yield good results. I was happy at […]

  • It is the perspective that matters ! So what if  ” there  is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights ” ~Hamilton Wright Mabie Beginning a new year on a sweet note, chocolate banana oat muffins, healthy delicious and power […]

    Chocolate banana oat muffins – healthy bites

    It is the perspective that matters ! So what if  ” there  is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights ” ~Hamilton Wright Mabie Beginning a new year on a sweet note, chocolate banana oat muffins, healthy delicious and power […]

  • Is this dark and intense enough ? Divine … Delicious … Decadent !!!  A slice of heaven might slipped you into midnight reverie. A delightful interlude waiting to unfold its aura… where soul reborn again ! Come and join me in this sinful journey of utterly delicious triple chocolate fudge cake where depth of flavours arises from the unknown fathoms and the silky and velvety chocolate ganache shamefully brings the temptress in you ! Chocolate is divine as in heaven, it is aphrodisiac, it […]

    Triple chocolate fudge cake with chocolate ganache – Southern style

    Is this dark and intense enough ? Divine … Delicious … Decadent !!!  A slice of heaven might slipped you into midnight reverie. A delightful interlude waiting to unfold its aura… where soul reborn again ! Come and join me in this sinful journey of utterly delicious triple chocolate fudge cake where depth of flavours arises from the unknown fathoms and the silky and velvety chocolate ganache shamefully brings the temptress in you ! Chocolate is divine as in heaven, it is aphrodisiac, it […]

  • “Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.”  ~ Woody Allen It is fluffy, airy and on a more philosophical note meringue invokes that feeling of emptiness or nothingness, an empty space or void !!! Strangely enough we had love – hate relationship towards meringues. At times it wins our heart with its fruity raspberry flavour, leaving us amazed and at […]

    Chocolate meringue kisses

    “Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.”  ~ Woody Allen It is fluffy, airy and on a more philosophical note meringue invokes that feeling of emptiness or nothingness, an empty space or void !!! Strangely enough we had love – hate relationship towards meringues. At times it wins our heart with its fruity raspberry flavour, leaving us amazed and at […]

  • In the previous post I have expressed concern over Google’s feedburner stats, it has now become visibly clear that Google has chosen to shut down the API after years of neglecting it. I have just come across this article in Tech Crunch, and how things will shape up in the future for the bloggers and websites, remains to see. And don’t forget you can always connect with saffronstreaks through our FB page : https://www.facebook.com/saffronstreaks Having said that there is one […]

    Eggless chocolate cake with basic chocolate frosting

    In the previous post I have expressed concern over Google’s feedburner stats, it has now become visibly clear that Google has chosen to shut down the API after years of neglecting it. I have just come across this article in Tech Crunch, and how things will shape up in the future for the bloggers and websites, remains to see. And don’t forget you can always connect with saffronstreaks through our FB page : https://www.facebook.com/saffronstreaks Having said that there is one […]

  • Today I woke up with the sun, after a long time, yes, I am not an early riser but some days are different. It snowed yesterday, for few hours but the cars, trees and grass are still covered with the fine sheet of snow, the tar covered roads which has now a thin sheen of snow are glistening in the first flicker of sun rays. And as the morning slowly breaks into bright crimson day with promise of sunshine, I decided not to skip […]

    Ultimate double chocolate drop cookies

    Today I woke up with the sun, after a long time, yes, I am not an early riser but some days are different. It snowed yesterday, for few hours but the cars, trees and grass are still covered with the fine sheet of snow, the tar covered roads which has now a thin sheen of snow are glistening in the first flicker of sun rays. And as the morning slowly breaks into bright crimson day with promise of sunshine, I decided not to skip […]

  • Ultimate double chocolate brownie hearts for today and always … Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s day, I know this sounds so hackneyed, love doesn’t needs a reason nor a day to celebrate but it feels good to make a day special for someone you love, and may be today is that precious day, so why not celebrating it on your own little way. Brownie may not arrest too many attentions, being popular and present in so many avatars, and every one seems to […]

    Ultimate double chocolate brownie hearts

    Ultimate double chocolate brownie hearts for today and always … Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s day, I know this sounds so hackneyed, love doesn’t needs a reason nor a day to celebrate but it feels good to make a day special for someone you love, and may be today is that precious day, so why not celebrating it on your own little way. Brownie may not arrest too many attentions, being popular and present in so many avatars, and every one seems to […]

  • Beginning today , till Valentine’s Day, we bring you all the sweet and decadent desserts for our Valentine’s Special series, so if you have not subscribed to our feeds, do it now, don’t miss a post. Puddings are that class of desserts without which no celebration is complete, if a simple steamed pudding has that rustic flavour, then baked puddings has its own class, simple to make and great to taste and we believe that’s why they are so popular. On […]

    Sticky chocolate and date pudding

    Beginning today , till Valentine’s Day, we bring you all the sweet and decadent desserts for our Valentine’s Special series, so if you have not subscribed to our feeds, do it now, don’t miss a post. Puddings are that class of desserts without which no celebration is complete, if a simple steamed pudding has that rustic flavour, then baked puddings has its own class, simple to make and great to taste and we believe that’s why they are so popular. On […]

  • Once again I am here with another chocolate dessert, before you labeled me as a chocoholic, let me tell you, am not the one…, I can assure you that, but who can resist a chocolate. The sweet and bitter chocolate, yes that is my flavor, as soon as it melts in your mouth, you begin to feel happy … almost instantly. The rich flavonoids and anitoxidants work their way up to your mind and heart, and bring smile on your […]

    Chilli spiced chocolate cherry tartlets

    Once again I am here with another chocolate dessert, before you labeled me as a chocoholic, let me tell you, am not the one…, I can assure you that, but who can resist a chocolate. The sweet and bitter chocolate, yes that is my flavor, as soon as it melts in your mouth, you begin to feel happy … almost instantly. The rich flavonoids and anitoxidants work their way up to your mind and heart, and bring smile on your […]

  • Slices are crunchy, gooey, sticky, fruity, fudgy, chewy, chocolatey and nutty – whatever your heart wish to and can be a great accompany to your evening coffee or you can have the freshly baked one with your morning tea. They always satisfy you, nomatter what their flavours are, easy to bake and delicious to taste. Chocolate coconut slice, is a heavenly combo of richness of chocolate mingle perfectly with the sweetness of coconut and the thinly sliced almond lends a […]

    Chocolate coconut slices

    Slices are crunchy, gooey, sticky, fruity, fudgy, chewy, chocolatey and nutty – whatever your heart wish to and can be a great accompany to your evening coffee or you can have the freshly baked one with your morning tea. They always satisfy you, nomatter what their flavours are, easy to bake and delicious to taste. Chocolate coconut slice, is a heavenly combo of richness of chocolate mingle perfectly with the sweetness of coconut and the thinly sliced almond lends a […]

  • “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”  Forrest Gump. And you know how true it is. You opened that magic box and saw colorful arrays of candies, truffles, bars and lozenges with golden and shiny wrappers around them staring at you, in all flavors which slowly broadens a smile on your face, you thought you found a treasure box and very securely tucked it under your pillow, and the very next day the […]

    chocolate hazelnut pots de creme

    “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”  Forrest Gump. And you know how true it is. You opened that magic box and saw colorful arrays of candies, truffles, bars and lozenges with golden and shiny wrappers around them staring at you, in all flavors which slowly broadens a smile on your face, you thought you found a treasure box and very securely tucked it under your pillow, and the very next day the […]