Gluten Free Rose Mini Cakes Recipe at

Gluten-Free Rose Mini Cakes

When my mom came back from India this year, along with all the clothes, jewelry and spices, she brought back a jar of gulkand, rose petal jam, for me. It just sat in my refrigerator for a couple months. I couldn’t think of anything interesting to do with it for a long time.

Chai Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake recipe at

Chai Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake

October is the best month of the year! It’s is a month full of celebrations for me and my family. My birthday is in less than two weeks. My grandma, late grandpa, aunt, and uncle also have October birthdays. And to top if off, my parent’s wedding anniversary comes later in the month. 

Mango rus recipe at

Mango Rus (Keri no Rus)

I was lucky enough to have spent part of my childhood on a mango farm where my family grew the prized Alphonso mango. As kids we would ride around the farm on a bullock cart (ox cart) and stockpile mangoes for later. When we were older, my brother and I would spend all day running… Continue reading Mango Rus (Keri no Rus)

Fig and Cardamom Tea Cake by

Fig and Cardamom Tea Cakes (Gluten Free)

Someday I will have a giant fig tree in my backyard. It’ll produce tons of figs and I’ll be able to just pluck figs off a branch and eat them all summer long. I love the sweet and slightly tangy flavor of figs. And I absolutely love that they’re in season right now.

Peach and Curry Leaf Cobbler recipe by

Peach and Curry Leaf Cobbler

A couple of months ago I was doing dishes and staring at the little curry leaf plant that grows next to my kitchen sink. It suddenly occurred to me that curry leaves might go well with peaches. I love finding new ways to combine herbs and fruit. Herbs can add a wonderful surprise to the… Continue reading Peach and Curry Leaf Cobbler