Jamie comes to town !!!

Jamie Oliver – Simple Honest and Fresh ! That is Jamie Oliver…… in his books, on the television and his restaurants !! So before I start talking about the new kid on the block in the food business in India, let me tell you a little about Jamie Oliver, the man himself !! Jamie Oliver…

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…

Semolina (Rava) Bread

“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.” – M.F.K. Fischer True that !! Nothing like the smell of baking bread !!  The weather was awesome….a light breeze and a constant drizzle with spells of heavy showers off and on….. Isn’t…

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…

Nankhatai | Baking | Childhood Memories

Nankhatai – the Indian Cookie which most of us, living in this part of the world have grown up on !!I have some amazing memories of enjoying nankhatais with my grandfather. In our house he was the one who was so so fond of these lovely cookies, and had introduced me to them. White crumbly…

Arabian Date and Walnut Cake

Baking a cake is always special and baking it for someone’s birthday is only icing on the cake !! 🙂It was my uncle’s birthday and I wanted to do a different cake though non icing. This cake is a hands down winner so full of flavour !! I’m sure you’ll wonder that most of my…

Condiment Series | Capsicum-n- Celery Dip | Dip

I recently did a series of 30 days 30 dips and it was a huge success. I loved it and people, my readers loved it too. This is a dip which was supposed to be a part of that series but it left me in two minds so I skipped it at that time, however…

Mushroom Tart | Baking

What better way to welcome the monsoons than baking a tart !! Rains have started playing hide-n-seek in Delhi now, and we, the rain parched mortals leave no occasion to celebrate the high and mighty rains.  While savoury tarts are perfect for cold winter nights, they are great company for the rain on your window…

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…