Condiment Series | Mushroom Dip | Dips

Day 9 Mushroom Dip. Serve it hot. Serve it cold. Yeah… serve it the way you like it. It’s an all year dip. I serve this warm-n-fuzzy with nachos or pita on cold wintry evenings and serve it chilled in summers. This also makes for excellent sandwich spreads too (that was my breakfast today !!)….

Condiment Series | Baba Ghanoush | Dip

Day 8From the chimichurri of South America I’m back to the middle east. Today it is Baba Ghanoush made from the humble eggplant. This smoky dip is a favourite of the Arabs and is often eaten with khubz or pita bread. Traditionally baba ghanoush would have other added vegetables like onions and tomatoes, though over a…

Condiments | Tzatziki | Dip

This is Day 6. Today it is Tzatziki. An authentic Greek Dip. This tangy refreshing summer dip compliments grilled meats beautifully. Serve it with the main course or just as a dip with appetizers for a party, it is a winner. Binge on it guilt free as it is not rude to your waistline.  This…

Condiment Series | Caramelized Onion & Hung Curd Dip | Dips

The perfect sweet and sour balance – The sweetness of the caramelized onions and the tangy hung curd !!I’m a big fan of onion dip and more so the caramelized onions. It usually is very difficult for me to resist the temptations to just polish off the onions before I add them to the dip….

Condiment Series | Parsley-n-Garlic Dip | Dip

With hung curd in my hand, I feel like a magician !! Really you can turn it around in so many different ways. Over time it has become my favourite ingredient. I use it for dips, for desserts, for kebabs, for marination and many more…Hung curd makes the most amazing dips.  The Parsley-Garlic Dip is…

Condiment Series | Muhammara | Dip

Hi !!I’m on a binge again. Only this time it’s not an eating binge. It’s a dip-making ( read relish / dips / sauces) binge.I’m gonna be dividing this into a series here, where I’ll be sharing recipes for various types of dips. Each post will carry one type of recipe. Let’s see how many…

Coconut Colada Pound Cake for Dad’s Birthday | Baking

It’s that time of the year again…time to bake…time to try new things… time to push my limits !!! It is dad’s birthday. I’m always motivated to try something new for him. He expects me to :-). Amongst the many flavours he loves, Coconut is high on his list. Be it Malibu, the Caribbean White Coconut…

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…

Breads | Parmesan Pesto Rolls

If you like your bread warm…..look no further !!! This is heaven !!!Pesto Rolls are delicately fragrant with the basil and garlic and the tartness of parmesan !! Best served warm…. actually just of out-the-oven warm 🙂I get very touchy about my breads….hence all the fuss !! I’m all for this bread especially because it…

Caramelised Onions and Cheese Pull Apart Bread

The sight of a pull apart bread loaf on various blogs is so so so appetising. I couldn’t resist making one myself,  for too long. So I found this absolutely yummy recipe. Mine came out a little different from my recipe source but scrumptious all the same.It’s perfect for a day when all you crave…