So I have this constant itch to play with pizza dough or bread dough. Its like playing with clay and moulding it into different shapes to create something mesmerizing. Last time when I was getting adventurous I ended up making Soft Pretzels. My son and husband both loved them. This time I had some friends ….Read More….
Making these Soft Pretzels on my bucket list for such a long time. I had seen this recipe of my Guru Laura Vitale ages back and I wanted to give it a try. So I was doing my weekly bread baking and made some extra dough which I could utilize for making soft pretzels for ….Read More….
It was an ordinary day when I was finishing my chores which involved baking a loaf of bread for the next three days. The creative part of me decided to do something offbeat therefore I kneaded some extra dough of my regular White Sandwich Bread . I let it proof till it doubled up. Then suddenly ….Read More….
Being a mother of a Mexican boy, I hold the burden to keep his Mexican traditions alive. October 31st – November 2nd is observed as Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead in Mexico. Its an ancient Aztec Festival where the deceased are fondly remembered. Its very similar to Sharaad in India. Each household ….Read More….
I have spent enough time in doing regular yeast breads. It was high time I started experimenting and coming out of my comfort zone. I mustered the courage to make my own Sourdough starter and guess what after a lot of effort finally my starter is ready and I am soon gonna bake a sourdough ….Read More….
My steal from Delhi were a few boxes of Strawberry, I utilized half of them to make my ultra delicious 3 ingredient Strawberry Jam and a few strawberries for Strawberry Cookies. I was left with handful strawberries so decided to do this Strawberry Topped Focaccia Bread. The topping also had some caramelized onions slowly cooked ….Read More….
It wasn’t until Mexico happened that I discovered that pumpkin can be used in making sweets and desserts apart from the traditional Indian style savoury curries. It was then I started making Pumpkin Puree at home which is available in abundance specially around halloween, thanksgiving and christmas. I find it an amazing ingredient to make ….Read More….
Ever since I have perfected the art of baking a simple sandwich bread I like to experiment with my bread dough. I love to braid it, stuff it and do all sorts of crazy things with it. It is not just fun but the experience is both pleasing and delicious . I had been eyeing this ….Read More….
Usually when I bake my weekly bread at home I make two loafs. Its raining these days and the home made bread survives only 3 days so we have to ensure that we consume it within that time before it gets mouldy. Therefore, I bake one medium size loaf with half the dough and utilize the half ….Read More….
My obsession for baking breads continues. I feel its a short life and so many breads to bake 😉 yeah clearly I have lost it. Last I shared my White Sandwich Bread recipe with you. In my article “Basic Steps to bake a Perfect Bread Loaf” I have mentioned how important it is to knead ….Read More….