Condiment Series | Egyptian Beetroot Dip | Dip

Day 14 Egyptian Beetroot Dip  – why is this called so, even I don’t know !! The recipe shows influences from the middle east and we know for a fact, that the flavours in the cuisines from Egypt and the Middle East are overlapping. This is probably egyptian and not lebanese, because of the use of…

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…

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 | Piri Piri Hummus | Dip

It almost sounds strange to call Hummus a dip, though technically speaking it is one.I’ve earlier done a post on hummus which was a basic recipe. Here I’m writing about another variant of the basic, The Piri Piri Hummus. You can let your imagination run wild and experiment with various ingredients and flavours that can…

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…

Khao Suey | Burmese Noodle Dish with Chicken Gravy

I was introduced to Khao Suey by a friend sometime ago.What a simple dish with a symphony of flavours and undertones of textures – all in one bite.One of the best One-pot Meals I’ve ever had. It is a Burmese staple dish, also prepared with pork or mutton (I cook it with chicken). Though traditionally…

Lemon Pound (Bundt) Cake

One cake which never leaves my cake dish, this is my anytime ‘go-to’ cake. When nothing else seems right just bake this. Everyone loves it. They love the way it looks and love the way it tastes.Serve it with ice cream and you have a perfect dessert or serve it as it is with tea.I…

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…

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…