• Pazham Pori /Banana Fritters

    Pazham Pori /Banana Fritters

    It is one of the easiest and tastiest snacks, commonly made in Kerala at teatime. Imagine eating hot & crispy pazham poris on a rainy day along with tea. Picture perfect! This recipe is how amma makes it at home. Make sure the bananas are ripe.

  • Simple, Moist & Delicious Banana Cake (Bananen Kuchen)

    Simple, Moist & Delicious Banana Cake (Bananen Kuchen)

    Easy to make and make use of overripe bananas. Bananas are excellent source of Vitamin B6, contain certain amounts of Vitamin C, manganese, potassium.A brown-spotted banana is a sign that the antioxidant levels have increased. The brown spots form when the chlorophyll in the fruit begins to break down and ...

  • Black Forest Cake (Schwarzwaelder Kirsch Torte)

    Black Forest Cake (Schwarzwaelder Kirsch Torte)

    This cake is one the most popular classic cakes in Germany. The name comes from the speciality liquor (Schwarzwaelder Kirsch Wasser) distilled from tart cherries of the Black Forest mountain region in southwestern Germany. The cake consists of layers of chocolate cake with whipped cream and cherries between each layer. ...

  • Christmas Cookies- Classic Vanillekipferl

    Christmas Cookies- Classic Vanillekipferl

    They are crescent shaped biscuits with origin in Austria,widely baked also in Germany at christmas time.This recipe is from Dr. Oetker site (English transalation). Please see references and the sites that were helpful which I have noted at the end of the recipe.

  • Apple Crumble Cake (Apfel  Streusel Kuchen)

    Apple Crumble Cake (Apfel Streusel Kuchen)

    In autumn, when apples are in season, this cake is prepared with a tinge of cinnamon for teatime. The following recipe is from the Dr. Oetker site (English transalation) This is a recipe for beginners in baking.