#Spaghetti with Pumpkin Sauce

The pumpkin mania continues…This pasta has the goodness of pumpkin, walnuts, basil & sundried tomatoes. The first time I tried pumpkin in a pasta was in a restaurant called Toscano in Bangalore where they make the most heavenly pumpkin ravioli with a silky sage butter sauce. It’s melt-in- the-mouth perfection! But, to be completely honest, the addition of walnuts to the sauce was a little odd for me although I did end up liking it.(Italian cuisine was synonymous with pizza for many, many years until we started to discover the myriad of pastas, cheese & breads.) Continue reading “#Spaghetti with Pumpkin Sauce”

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting-Eggless

In the words of the famous cartoonist Charles m Schulz, “All you need is love. But, a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt”.
So you know how chocolate makes everything better…well it does for me & my husband! We love it, eat it & never regret it!
These cupcakes are brimming with the goodness of sweet pumpkin & chocolate chips. The chocolate melts into the subtle flavours of the pumpkin and & makes it glorious. Slather them with some glossy & gooey chocolate cream cheese frosting…Needless to say, I was in heaven! So here present a recipe that’ll hopefully steal your hearts too:) Continue reading “Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting-Eggless”

#Pumpkin and Cinnamon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting-Eggless

Being South Indian, the idea of sweet pumpkins being incorporated in desserts was something unknown to me. My grandma makes delicious curries & stews that are infused with the sweetness of the vegetable no doubt, but they are in fact savory. When I came to the western world, a ‘pumpkin doughnut’ at a popular store intrigued me but in vain. It didn’t appeal to my palate & I vowed to keep away from pumpkin related desserts. Little did I know what a big mistake I was making. Continue reading “#Pumpkin and Cinnamon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting-Eggless”