Tunnel of Fudge cake

I could not tantalize you guys with not one, but two cakes, and not share a recipe now, could I? So here it is- Tunnel of Fudge Cake. Ingredients: ½ cup boiling water 50 g any chocolate, chopped 2 tsps zest of an orange 1 cup vegetable oil (canola or sunflower) 1 cup granulated sugar…

A Tale of two Chocolate Cakes

Yesterday was my daughter D’s birthday. It was also my friend J’s birthday. Both Chocoholics! But the similarity ends there. J likes deep, dark, barely sweet chocolate while D is a fan of the fudgy, gooey tooth-achingly sweet stuff. I’d planned on making a cake with fabulous reviews on Zoe Bakes. A cake steeped in rum and…

The Colours of India -2

A wonderful and prosperous festive season to you all! Yesterday I guided another group of tourists and friends on a tour of the Festivals of India. An interested and interactive group, that stayed back and discussed religion and social practices, culture and rituals. One of the stories that I included was on Savitri. The epitome…

The Colours of India -1

I love Indian festivals. I enjoy the chaos, the confections and the celebrations. But most of all I love the myths that surround the festivities. Today I had the privilege of guiding a group of visitors on ‘The Colours of India- festivals and their celebration’ at the ACM, Singapore. In a frenzy, I researched a…

Creation Myths

Study Groups are fun. They are a very interesting way of gathering knowledge and presenting it to a small group of like minded people. The keyword being “small”. In the process you learn, you research, you hone your skills at power point, but most importantly you learn to tell a story that enthralls your audience….

Happy Halloween!

While the happy Halloween revellers are gorging themselves on candy and chocolate, here is a recipe for some treats that are practically a health food. Try it, and you’ll instantly lose 5 kilos and several inches around your middle. Promise! And you don’t need Halloween as an excuse to make these. Any time is fine. The Ingredients:…