Happy New Year to you 🙂 Wishing you health and joyful moment throughout 2017…
Starting the new year on a sweet note. I made this quick dessert – Fig Halwa / Fig Fantasy, on the 1st of January.
Figs : 150 grams
Warm Milk: Enough to soak the figs
Ghee (clarified butter) : 4 tablespoons Read more
Methi or Fenugreek has a distinct flavour, whether in dried form(kasoori methi), fresh leafy form or seed form. Packed with medicinal properties, methi is used very commonly in India. Methi dal, methi paratha, methi malai matar, methi pakoda; there are very many Indian dishes that uses methi as one of it’s ingredients. My all time favorite methi dish has to be Aloo Methi (potato cooked with fresh fenugreek leaves) Read more
I tried these unassumingly simple to bake and delicious to eat maize biscuits at a friends. I immediately took down her recipe and put maize flour on my grocery list. When my significant half, walked in with double the quantity of maize flour, that was actually mentioned in the list; I knew I had to stop procrastinating and get to baking those delightful biscuits soon. Here goes the recipe…(I have some alterations to it based on my baking experience) Read more
Left with Cake scraps? Or, as in my case, leftover tea cake from the market that noone wanted? :$
Cake gets a makeover for a post school treat 😀 …. There you go – Chocolate pops!
- Take a plain cake
- Powder it with your hand
- Pour warm melted chocolate*
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