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
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
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
Juicy Steak Pic: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inju/2362843892/
A steak refers to a cut of meat that is actually cut perpendicular to the fibers of the muscle. There are a number of ways of preparing a steak. It can be grilled, pan fried, broiled, baked, cooked in sauce and the like. If applied without any specification then it refers to beefsteak. Read more
Sabudana Khichdi Pic : Priya Q
Sabudana / Pearl Sago – 2 cups
Boiled pototoes – 1 cup (diced into cubes)
Plain Roasted Peanuts – 1/4 cup
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Fresh green chilli – 1-2 tsp (optional)
Onions – 1 cup (finely chopped) Read more