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…

Multigrain Bread | Baking

After all the fun I had, doing the 30days30dips Series, I’m back with baking bread.This bread has been on my to do list for a while. I love making breads and especially the whole wheat and multigrain varieties. I must confess it took me 2-3 times before getting the mix right. Yes. If I make…

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 | 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 | 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…

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 | 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…

Ridiculously Simple but Awesomely Delicious Pasta

So I came across this ridiculously simple pasta recipe on the Donna Hay show the other day, and because of its simplicity I had to try it… and for the same reason share it with you all.It’s so simple that it doesn’t even have a name 🙂 Though the recipe ROCKS !!Its perfect for those…

I’m back…and how !!

I’ve missed you guys and this space a lot more than you would have. Blogging and my readers give me the kinda high nothing does, but life has been one roller coaster for the last 4 months. A lot happened. We moved to our new house and in the midst of all of that, some health…

Revisiting Nutrition – WholeWheat Oat Bran Bread

Many nutritionists now believe that a whole wheat parantha (layered flat bread, plain or stuffed and not baked in an oven but fried on a griddle) is packed with more health than bread….white bread. For many years now, as a rule, we do not buy ‘White Bread’. Yes the good old no fuss no frills basic…