The Sweet Poppy: Be-spoke Bakery, Catering and Gourmet Hampers

The Sweet Poppy: Be-spoke Bakery, Catering and Gourmet Hampers

An indulgent, deluxe hamper with delicious sweet treats perfect for gifting.

Strawberry Jelly (with Chambord Liqueur) and Vanilla ‘Semifreddo’ Custard

Strawberry Jelly (with Chambord Liqueur) and Vanilla ‘Semifreddo’ Custard

2015 has been an incredible year so far. The first post of the year was this berrylicious semifreddo and in all likelihood, today’s semifreddo might be the last post for this year. Not at all planned and a big irony that both the dishes turn out to be desserts. A fellow foodie recently asked me, [...]

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

And I finally baked a cake! There is a strange sense of excitement and fulfillment that I felt at the end of this baking exercise. Yes, I have made cupcakes before but not a traditional cake. In spite of having a mom who is a baking pro and in spite of having considerable experience assisting [...]

Masala Chai Semifreddo served with Crushed Pistachios and Fresh Figs

Masala Chai Semifreddo served with Crushed Pistachios and Fresh Figs

Surprised seeing another dessert so soon? Honestly, I am too….. This masala chai semifreddo is the result of inspiration striking from several different quarters! First, there has been a lot of ‘semifreddo’ talk on Masterchef this season, and then there was this amazing masala chai ice cream by ‘A Brown Table’. But what really made [...]