Orange Almond Cake #citrusgyaan

Wednesday 22 February 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Cake,foodaholics
  1. Boil 2 oranges in water for nearly 2 hours until completely soft.
  2. Once cool quarter them and discard the pips and the process the orange to a pulp.
  3. Beat 6 eggs in a large bowl, and then mix in 250 gms of ground almonds, 250 gms of sugar, 1 tsp baking powder and the orange pulp.
  4. Pour in a greased and lined deep round cake tin.
  5. Bake at 190 degree c for about 50 mins.
  6. And if you are lazy and short of time like me microwave the oranges!
  7.  Enjoy the cake warm at tea with some cream or compote- it’s musky, dense and spicy in character.


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Artic Vodka Recipe: Rose Cream with Pistachio Chocolate Bars

Sunday 12 February 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Artic Vodka Recipe,foodaholics,valentine's day


Rose Vodka Cream

  • Mascarpone 100 gms
  • Egg yolks 2
  • 50 gms breakfast sugar
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • 1 tbsp rose syrup
  • 1 tbsp Artic vodka
  • Squeeze of a lemon


  1. Soften the mascarpone cheese and let it sit at room temperature.
  2. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar, until the mixture turns pale yellow.
  3. Slowly incorporate the mascarpone. Stop beating when the mixture is smooth.
  4. Flavor with a tablespoon of rose water, rose syrup and vodka.
  5. Then squeezed juice of a lemon.
  6. Store this cream in refrigerator and make the pistachio brownies.

Pistachio Chocolate Bars

  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1/ 2 cup pistachios
  • ½  semisweet chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of artic vodka
  • 3/4 cup of sugar


  1. Melt the butter and chocolate. Set aside.
  2. Mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder with a whisk.
  3. Beat the eggs and 3/4 cup of sugar until the mixture is thick- pale yellow ribbon like consistency.
  4. Add the melted chocolate and butter mixture and vanilla. Mix well.
  5. Add the flour mixture through a sieve and mix to combine. Add the pistachios. Do not over mix.
  6. Pour the batter in small rectangle shape molds or you can make a square and cut in bars.
  7. Bake at 170 degree C for 20 mins. If it’s a little underdone do not worry!
  8. Once cool pipe the rose cream and decorate!


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Valentine’s Day Special

Saturday 11 February 2012 | Posted by Kishi | desserts,foodaholics specials,valentine's day



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