The Chicken

The chicken. The show stopper in your Christmas dinner. It has to be beautiful, golden, crispy on the outside, moist inside. It just has to be all these things to help make Christmas even more perfect. When I was actually cooking the chicken for this post, I had a relatively eventful afternoon. You’ll find out how soon. Before you…

The Accompaniments

We’re almost there guys! 3 days to Christmas! You should be almost ready with all your ingredients for Christmas dinner! Besides having a main meat dish (I chose Chicken), you’ll need a number of accompaniments to go with it. I did four different sides, all of them annoyingly easy to do. Let’s be real there’s…

Santa’s Belt Cake

Now, this may look like any other cake. Plain simple red velvet cake. But just you wait. There’s a little surprise inside. Be warned, this cake is massive. MASSIVE! It’s not super easy to make, but it is easy enough. You will need three layers of my red velvet cake and one layer of my…

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

For me, one of the best parts about Christmas is getting to decorate my Christmas tree. I wanted to incorporate food into a Christmas tree. After spending hours on Pinterest, I found was Christmas tree cupcakes. These cupcakes are probably the easiest things I made for Christmas. They are green velvet cupcakes with a simple…

Miniature Gingerbread Houses

Yes, I made two gingerbread things this year. I may have gotten carried away. But its Christmas so that sort of happens. Anyway, as I browse Pinterest for ideas, I noticed that a lot of people were doing mini gingerbread houses to put on their mugs. It acts as the perfect snack when you have…

Gingerbread Tipi

One of my favorite things to do at Christmas is make and decorate a Gingerbread House. I normally do a traditional one, covered with sweets and marshmallows. This time, however, I decided to switch things up. My favorite aspect of a decorated tree is making it look snow covered. Mumbai, however, doesn’t experience snow which means…

Planning Your Christmas

It’s finally December! I’m so flipping excited. In comparison, to the rest of the world, my Christmas is very subdued. My family isn’t Christian or anything so we don’t really celebrate Christmas, however, it is one of my favorite times of the year. The weather is all snugly and cold, you favorite sweaters are out,…

Beef Stroganoff

It’s getting soo cold! Or it is in Aurangabad at least. I’ve been finding it so hard to productive since I’ve been back. All I want to do is get into bed with a bowl of food and a movie. Unfortunately, I cannot afford to lead that life so I will settle for just one…

Googly Eye Mini Cake

So for my last Halloween post, I’ve made a super simple googly eye cake. When I say simple, I mean SIMPLE! This time I tinted the buttercream purple and layered the cake. I used some Halloween colored sprinkles in between each layer. Once you’ve layered the cakes, apply a crumb coat and leave it to…

Black Cat Mini Cake

So just like I did the mummy cake yesterday, I decided to a spooky black cat one. This cake is super simple, all you need is a bit of fondant for the cat. Otherwise its all buttercream. Everything in this cake is basically the same. I tinted the buttercream a bright orange and sprinkled some…

Mummy Mini Cake

In my first year of college, we celebrated Halloween. We all got super excited and planned proper costumes, scary or not. I dressed up as Super Mario, my friend as Rosie the Riveter. We had covered the campus in scary decorations and had planned super fun activities all day. In the evening was the costume…

Meatballs with Gravy and Mash

One of my ultimate favorites is mashed potatoes. Which means any dish that has a side of mashed potatoes automatically becomes a favorite. Since the weather is getting cooler, we all want to eat warm, hearty meals. Meatballs with mash fits that description to the T. For the Meatballs: Ground beef Breadcrumbs An egg Ketchup…