Bread Horns | Baking

So I’ve been working on my sourdough bread which turned out to be disaster, last week. Yes the sourdough starter is live and kicking but the bread was another story. Will elaborate on that in another post soon. So when your bread has failed, you are miserable, and you feel like you suddenly don’t know…

Bread…yet again | Baking

Another weekend, another bread loaf !! I think i’ll never get tired of telling you how much I love to bake breads and how versatile a dough it is !! Before you think I’m a broken record…..let’s move on… So this time it is a 30% whole wheat flour  (atta) and the rest is maida…

Condiment Series | Chimichurri | Dip

Chimichurri !! Trying saying this word without it bringing a smile to your face. I love the ring in the word itself, imagine what the dip would actually do !! So chimichurri is a burst of ‘Freshness” with fresh herbs like Parsley-n-Cilantro and some Jalapenos.Originally from Argentina, this looks so much like the Pesto. Popular…

Peasant’s Bread

The smell of bread baking is the one of the most heartwarming aromas in the world !! What do you do when people at home refuse to eat store bought bread? KJ refuses to buy bread anymore. If he had his way i’ll only be baking this bread day in and day out.. Bread, good bread…

Revisiting Nutrition – WholeWheat Oat Bran Bread

Many nutritionists now believe that a whole wheat parantha (layered flat bread, plain or stuffed and not baked in an oven but fried on a griddle) is packed with more health than bread….white bread. For many years now, as a rule, we do not buy ‘White Bread’. Yes the good old no fuss no frills basic…

Hummus with Pita Bread

When it comes to Hummus and Pita Bread it is hard to decide who is the star !!!They both deliciously compliment each other and are a perfect company for any party. Recently at a family get together the host had served Hummus with Pita bread amongst some other unstoppably mouth watering snacks; and since then, I’ve not been able…

Ciabatta – The Italian Bread

It’s best to cook when you are cooking for someone….cooking something on someone’s request !!! A few days back, I met a old friend after a long long time and got talking on food (what else would you expect from me….) and during the course of the conversation discovered a mutual love for all things good…

Sourdough Bread

With the mercury soaring to 45C, this is the perfect time to try my hands at the temperamental Sourdough !!The December Challenge for the Daring Bakers was the Sourdough bread which did not work for me. The temperamental starter refused to cooperate and ferment. It felt a little too cold in my December kitchen and I was determined…

Ruth’s “Go-To” Whole Wheat Challah Bread | Daring Baker’s Challenge May 2012

“Baruch atah Adonai, eloheinu melech ha’olam, hamotzi lechem min ha’aretz” (Blessed are you, LORD, Sovereign of the universe, who brings forth bread from the earth) May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge was pretty twisted – Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make challah!  Using recipes from all over, and tips from “A Taste of Challah,” by…