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Baked Goodness

Caramel Fennel Crumb Cake

Fennel seeds are an Indian favourite, right? As kids, we would shamelessly pack fennel mouth fresheners, that were handed out at restaurants, into tissue papers and enjoy them for the rest of the day. Ah good old days…ย  Fennel, or saunf as we know it, has this sweet savoury taste that is hard not to love.ย  This readily available Indian spice can be so much more than a free loot at a local restaurant you know. And one fine day, out of nowhere it came to me – how about fennel in a cake?? How would that turn out to be?

Pretty darn good apparently ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Baked Goodness

Chocolate Cake with brandy and star-anise flavour

Brandy-infused chocolate cake

It is only fitting that I begin my โ€œfoodventureโ€ with the recipe that got me excited about cooking in the first place. I made this chocolate cake for Christmas almost a decade ago and everybody loved it! And since then it has been one kitchen adventure (and many disasters) after another. The beauty of this recipe is that just about anyone can create it with a good success rate – thatโ€™s why I call it a fool-proof recipe. If you have struggled to make yummy, crumbly chocolate cake, fear not this recipe will make you an instant heroย  (not kidding about that!).

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