• 314. Lemon poppy seed cheesecake

    August 23, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Happy Raksha Bandhan  My post is a bit late for Raksha Bandhan day but these days in a fast hectic life with all modern technology, late posts are normal. Imagine, the rakhi that should have reached the earliest will probably reached last. The distance to cover was just Mombasa Nairobi. My foreign residing brothers and…

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  • 308.walnut chocolate tarts

    August 6, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Eid Mubarak  I would like to wish all my friends and blog followers Eid Mubarak. May Allah shower you and your family with happiness, peace and prosperity. When I was browsing through Tarla Dalal’s recipes one day, I came across the recipe for akhrot choco tarts and thought that I must try it out one…

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  • 300. mango fool

    July 17, 2013mayurisjikoni

    my three hundredth recipe Its a proud moment for me as this is my 300th recipe on my blog. There are so many more recipes to share and try out. But the feeling is great. The support from my hubby, my kids, family and friends has been overwhelming. The opening line for a conversation at…

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  • 291. pomegranate mousse

    June 20, 2013mayurisjikoni

    a pink treat I got tempted to buy some pomegranate last week but they were not sweet and the inner part of all those nice dark red pearls was a bit hard. Hubby dear refused to have it with his cereal in the mornings as he said the hard bit was getting stuck in between…

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  • 290. lemon poppy seed muffins

    June 19, 2013mayurisjikoni

    lemony and nutty These cooking events hosted by so many bloggers has its advantages and disadvantages. Advantages are that you get to share recipes, learn about new recipes other bloggers are making and at the same time get a wider audience for the blog. The disadvantage is mainly for me and that is, I can’t…

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  • 284.garlic bread

    June 10, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Nostalgia Garlic bread was a common fare in our house when the kids were young. Garlic bread with pasta, soup, at parties, dinners etc. I must have bought loaves of french bread to make garlic bread. Usually we required about 2 loaves just for the family. A few days ago, when I went to Nakumatt…

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  • 252. orange cheesecake

    April 13, 2013mayurisjikoni

    happy 50th birthday to my dear brother My brother’s 50th birthday and I am so far away. Feel a bit jealous as my sister is going to be with him today. Though everyone says that modern communication methods makes the distance smaller, but its not the same as physically being there. My dear brother is…

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  • 251. no bake granola bars

    April 10, 2013mayurisjikoni

    feeling peckish?      Granola bars are good tummy fillers as the oats makes you feel full for long periods of time. As we all know dried fruits and nuts are good for health for various reasons right from providing us with essential vitamins and minerals to protein. Granola bars are great energy providers for…

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  • 243. dry chilli paneer

    March 22, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Not like Open House Open House, an Indian restaurant in Nairobi makes the best chilli paneer. It is so famous that the chilli paneer has landed up on the dining tables all the way in UK. Quite a few restaurants in India get the chilli paneer just right, perfect, delicious etc. To get decent chilli…

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  • 236. mango sorbet

    March 8, 2013mayurisjikoni

     irresistible   During my visit to Dubai, we popped into a huge supermarket Carrefour to buy some water, nuts and toiletries. The supermarket was twice the size of our humble Nakumatt, just down the road and I actually went green with envy at the variety of things available there. I have seen huge supermarkets in…

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