Peach Cobbler | Baking

Summertime is not just about Mangoes and Water Melons, it is also all about stone fruits from cherries, to apricots, to plums and my favourite Peaches 🙂 The juicy sweet fruit is typical of summers and always always remind me of the mountains. So with peaches in abundance at home nothing better than creating a…

Condiment Series | Cheesy Beer Dip | Dip

Day 29 When I read about this dip, I thought it was unusual, though very simple. I often cook with wine but have never used beer for cooking. Yes I’ve heard and had the beer batter fried fish and I love it but have never cooked myself. So I wanted to give this a shot.I…

Condiment Series | Ranch Dip | Dip

Day 13 Ranch Dip, inspired by the infamous Ranch Salad Dressing !! Typically Ranch dip is a mix of buttermilk with mayonnaise and a herb mix. I altered this recipe a bit. I reduced the quantity of mayonnaise and added hung curd and buttermilk !! It tastes awesome and is a healthier version of the…

Condiment Series | Homemade Mayonnaise | Dip

Day 12 It is called the mother of all dips. Yes today I share the recipe of homemade Mayonnaise !Homemade mayo is the best thing that can happen to anyone who loves mayonnaise. Since this is homemade with natural ingredients and preservative-free, keep in mind that the shelf life may not be as long as…

Condiment Series | The Italian Pesto | Dip\Sauce

Day 11 Pesto  – The Fragrant Italian Sauce !! Pesto is one of the earliest sauces / dips I started making. It is my absolute personal favourite and my ‘go to’ sauce everytime I’m in a fix, so when in doubt, use pesto !!The woody fragrance of pine nuts blending with the sweetness of basil is…

Condiment Series | Moong Hummus with Burnt Chillies | Dip

Day 10 While I love my daals (lentils), Green Gram was never a favourite. Rather I always seem to shy away from it and my mother would always be after my case for running away from the green moong, listing down all its health benefits in one breath…every single time !! So finally here I…

Shepherd’s Pie | Savoury Baking

July is special.It’s my birthday and it’s KJ’s birthday too !!! So on KJ’s birthday it was a cozy evening with great company, good music and some comforting food. The spread included Chicken Stroganoff, some homemade Dinner Rolls, Aubergine Parmesiana, Greek Orzo Salad and Shepherd’s Pie. And of course Chocolate Truffle Cake for dessert. To…