Croissant Pic: Priya Q

Once you have theΒ pie crust there is a lot you can do! I have shared with you recipe for fruit pie am sharing with a very simple recipe for croissants


Pie crust

Mixed dry fruits – cashew/pista/walnuts etc (grounded to a powder)



  1. Add a tsp of sugar to ground nuts
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Wholesome meal with a Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Chicken & Mushroom Pie Pic: Priya Q

I recently borrowed a great cookery book from a friend and as I was glancing through I had the urge to try out something new. Well, I have made pies before but they have been open ones. This one looked different and was also cooked differently than my normal style, so I zeroed on this one. But I decided to go with different ingredients essentially what I had readily available in my refrigerator! Taste wise came out well πŸ™‚ texture wise could have been better!! Well I will tell you the mistake I made as I go along!


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For that quiet evening…Simply and Yummy Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup Pic: Priya Q

It was raining, the breeze was cool and I had a sudden desire to have hot soup. Guess what I made…tada! Carrot soup..thick, full of flavor…its divine…check out the recipe! πŸ™‚


Carrot – 4 nos (large sized)

Onion – 1 no (medium sized)

Split red lentils – 1/2 cup


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Potato Soup

Potato Soup Pic: Priya Q

Here’s yet another simple and yummy soup that you can try at home..

Potato – 3 nos (big sized)

Onion – 1 no (roughly chopped)

Garlic – 3-4 flakes (roughly chopped)

Green / black peppercorn – 3-4 nos

Oregano- 2 tsp

Vegetable/chicken stock – 3 cups


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Chicken Soup ..the result of my experiment!!

Chicken Soup Pic: Priya Q

Off late I have been trying out soups using various ingredients. Few of the experiments are not up to the mark but thankfully edible but at the same time there are few of the soupls that came out quite well.. I will try and share the recipes with you in the coming few days πŸ™‚

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Fruit Pie…that burst of colours with fresh and juicy fruits

Fruit Pie Pic: Priya Q


There is a lot you can do to a pie crust…make a vegetable quiche, greek Pita or croissants (which I will show how to in my next post. Fruit pie is an excellent make-and-take-it-to-your-host’s-house-for-dinne-for-which-you-are-invited kind of dessert option; which is exactly what we (me and my friend from Switzerland did). It surely is a winner!


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Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry Pic: Cal

Cal who is a traveler, chicken-lover, cook, poet, philosopher etc all bundled up in one, shares one of his chicken recipes and this one to suit the taste palates of his local friends in Munich.


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Green Chicken Curry


Coriander Chicken

This recipe has been contributed by Harsha Ramaiah. Harsha loves to cook and host parties for his friends as often as he can & coriander chicken happens to be his all time favorite!


Coriander leaves – (1 bunch, preferably 100-125gms)

Curry leaves (1 bunch – 100 gms)


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Easy Dessert

Milk Cake Pic: Amberish R Sarang


Amberish aka “accidental cook” shares yet another of his favorite recipe of Kalakand or Indian Milk Cake

Cottage cheese (Paneer) – 250 gms
Sugar- 1/2 cup
Cardamom/almonds – 1 tbsp (crushed)
Ghee or unsalted butter – 2 tablespoons
Sliced pistachios for garnish


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