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 | Soya Granules Dip | Dip

Day 27 This actually, originally was made by my mum as a sandwich spread ! That too of the leftover soya granules. She transformed the cooked ‘nutri sabji’ into an amazing sandwich dip and surprised all of us one fine morning for breakfast. This dip is an inspiration from that spread !!Though of course this…

The Condiment Series | Thai Peanut Sauce | Dip

Day 23 Not just on Satays I love this thai peanut sauce in many many ways, So much so i even use it with my oriental rice or even a sandwich !! I grilled chicken sandwich and thai peanut sauce is pure bliss !!I’m reasonably picky about my thai sauce. I generally do not like…

Condiment Series | Tartare | Dip

Day 18 Another popular dip ! Though it’s claim to fame is thanks to only one dish – Fish’n’Chips.Of course nothing stops you from eating it with just anything else in the world, after all the base is Mayo. So tartare is essentially Mayo with pickles or gherkins and herbs and has a sharp taste…

Condiment Series | Caribbean Coconut Dip | Dip

Day 17 The Caribbean Coconut Dip is an inspiration from the famous Pina Colada, which happens to be one of my favourite cocktails ! A lovely sweet summer flavour, I had actually never imagined it as a dip !! This is again a simple dip with the native produce of the caribbean – Pineapple and…

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 | 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….

The Dirty Martini – A neat period parody !!

I’m invited for what I anticipate, will be a high strung socialite evening of some bar book winners with a celebrity chef…..however to my surprise, I’m escorted to a rustic screeching metal door….fit only to be what looked like a backdoor entry…..and oh yes it indeed is. Through the doorway, from the back alley, to the back of the kitchen….with…