Cardamom flavored Madeleins


This post is inspired by our recent travel to France and my husband’s undying love for Madeleine. These little cakes are from Northeastern region of France.

He has come to believe that the only way to start the perfect day is with a hot cup of Coffee and a Madeleine. This is my twist on the original recipe. Try it out and let me know how you like it.

Despite the look, these are exceptionally easy to make but do need a special Madeleine pan. The pan is worth the investment in my books.

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Fancy Marshmallows

Have you ever met someone from your past and suddenly felt like some missing pieces of puzzle fell into place? Or have you ever went to a new place, a place you have never ever been before and thought you belonged? Have you ever wondered why things happen in a certain way and why we meet certain people and not the others? Do you ever wonder about how many secrets the Universe is holding.

The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing – Socrates


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Peachy Strawberry cake for a girly Tea-Party

I have few girlfriends who like to get together once a month  We meet in a very casual atmosphere and just chat and catch up on what others are doing. No kids or hubbies are allowed so its just our quiet time. Obviously a lot of bite size snacks go very well along with chatting. Everyone brings a dish that want to share. Its a quiet … Continue reading Peachy Strawberry cake for a girly Tea-Party

Mint Tea for catching up with an old friend

Can you think of a better way to spend an afternoon than chatting up with an old friend? One of my really good friend from India was visiting last week-end. She only had a couple of hours to stop by in her busy schedule so we decided on Saturday afternoon. I sent off my hubby with my older daughter for her French lessons, put the … Continue reading Mint Tea for catching up with an old friend