I love baking. I love the smells and the mess in the kitchen, when am baking. Forget the smells, I love entering my kitchen, when it is for baking.
In this post, let me list out few of the baking essentials. This post is for those, who want to bake, are sitting under the cloud of doubts and hence haven’t taken the plunge. Baking is fun, just go for it! Read more
Ripe, juicy, yellow like sunshine mangoes, I love eating them i all forms; favorite form being the fruit as it is. But sometime I indulge myself with mango shakes and puddings. Here is one very easy recipe for you to try..
Ripe Mango – 1 (large)
Fresh cream – 200 ml
Gelatine – 2-3 teaspoons Read more
In want of spending the day productively and creatively, Tabita and I decided to try our hand at a deceptively hard dish called Chocolate Delices. Tabita is a friend and a baker who’s creations you can check out, on her Facebook page called Love Bites.
Armed with our recipe book and all ingredients we set off. And the outcome was this… Read more
As per the legend, the creation of chocolate chip cookies was a complete accident. One day while making cookies, Ruth Graves Wakefield ( inventor of the Toll House brand of chocolate chip cookies) realized she was out of an ingredient for the recipe she was using. She had run out of baker’s chocolate, so she substituted it with a semisweet chocolate bar from Nestle. However, unlike the baker’s chocolate, the chopped up chocolate bar did not melt and mix into the batter like Ruth thought it would. The small pieces of chocolate only softened and the chocolate chip cookie was born. Read more
Well its been quite a while since I blogged here or on my travel blog. Neither have I stopped eating no stopped traveling….so there is no excuse. 🙂
Here’s a recipe my creative sister shared with me recently that I would like to post here – Spicy Egg Plant /Aubergines / Brinjal..
Spicy Brinjal / egg plant
Cheesecake Pic: Priya Q
For this cheesecake,you don’t even need to have an oven. Set it in the refrigerator and you are good to go:)
Cottage Cheese (Paneer) – 200 gms
Condensed Milk – 200 gms
Fresh Milk – 200 ml
Gelatin – 1 tbsp (soaked in 2 tbsp warm water) Read more
This one is a very simple recipe. Just combine everything together and roll out! 🙂
Recently, I heard a friend mentioning, how her parathas don’t turn out well. How I do it is – I heat my pan real hot while I roll out the paratha.. Add the rolled out dough, to the hot pan, and simmer the gas. Increase the heat as I flip it over. Repeat the flip, while keeping the flame constant. I add the ghee / oil second time around (flip). Read more
Team Hudson Canola recently sent me a package with their brand new Canola Oil. Frankly, I had never heard of Canola Oil, however was willing to try it out. On going through various sites, I learnt that its high ration of mono-unsaturated fatty acids to saturated fatty acids makes it one of the healthy oil for consumption. Read more
Chicken Curry (Murgh Chole) Pic: Rishi Menon
Garbanzo beans aka kabula chana aka chole are a very versatile protein, with which we can experiment a lot. From salads, to soups to chilis we have seen chole in various avataars. Rishi & Suchi, the charming couple, went one step ahead and combined yet another versatile ingredient – chicken, with chana to make our indigenous Murgh chole ! Here’s the recipe… Read more