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….
If you are a North Indian its likely you will miss using a few ingredients which are fundamental to South Indian Cooking. For example use of Coconut Milk, Coconut Oil (in food not for head massage), Yam, Plantain and many others. When I started blogging I broke the stereotype and gave them all a try. ….Read More….
Last week when I had plenty of Baby corns lying in my refrigerator I wanted to use them differently. Not just adding them to any Thai or Chinese dishes. I looked all over the web, unfortunately there were not many recipes which excited me. They were the usual Baby Corn Manchurian in hot chili sauce. ….Read More….
I had a Turkish employer in Mexico, the Studio me and my husband worked for. He introduced us to this Purslane Dip when he invited us for dinner at his place. I looked at the leaves and exclaimed “Kulfa!” It was native to my motherland. You dont know the feeling when you find something or ….Read More….
Its the third day of Navratras, the holy week of fasting for Hindus. Already I am tired of eating Sama Ke chawal ki Khichdi, Halwa, Phirni, Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Tikki and even the new Tapioca Pudding with Coconut Milk I tried a day back. The problem with me is I have to find something new ….Read More….
I always thought I can handle spices and chillies very well. I also thought Punjabis make the most fiery curries and other recipes. But this chettinad Pepper Chicken won hands down and proved me wrong. I was surprised how amazingly hot can be those red dried chillies be if you put one extra than called ….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….
Its raining cats and dogs as Monsoon is here in full swing. One tends to get carried away with the pleasant weather and feel like indulging in fried pakodas or tikkis or something sinful accompanied with a hot cup of tea. I am one of you , guilty of indulgence. The other day I came across this ….Read More….
Butter Chicken or Murg Makhani Needs no introduction. It is one of the most popular dishes world over. When I was in Mexico and I was introduced to someone as an Indian, they would say Oh I love India! Taj Mahal, Butter Chicken and Mahatma Gandhi are the three key things they know about India ….Read More….
I first ate this when my friend brought this in office during lunch. I relished its taste so much that the memory stayed fresh in my mind in spite of all these years. Then the other day my maid asked me if I use colocassia leaves or arbi k patte for cooking. I felt overwhelmed on ….Read More….