Arabian Date and Walnut Cake

Baking a cake is always special and baking it for someone’s birthday is only icing on the cake !! ūüôāIt 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…

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 ūüôā 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…

Pomegranate Molasses | How To Series | Kitchen Hacks

A lot of times baking and even cooking various dishes, from around the world can be challenging especially in India, because of the lack of convenience of finding certain ingredients off the shelves.¬†Either it is difficult to find them or if you find them then they are way too expensive or difficult to source consistently.¬†¬†…

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 | Sour Cream Onion Dip | Dip

Day 24 It’s here….the Sour Cream and Onion Dip !! Yummilicious and Simple !!This is a super simple dip. Probably the simplest so far….. It’s best friends are salsa and guacamole if you like mexican !! Tastes heavenly with nachos or burritos or enchiladas or cornbread or tacos….oh ! the list is endless.This is one…

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 !!)….

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…

My New Toys….

A much over due family holiday and Singapore is a favourite city. It was fun in more than one way….. Singapore for my family is more shopping and less sight seeing….. months before we went for the holiday all our shopping lists were ready. While my mum and my cousins were shopping for shoes and…

Sourdough Bread

With the mercury soaring to 45C, this is the perfect time to try my hands at the¬†temperamental Sourdough !!The December Challenge for the Daring Bakers was the Sourdough bread which did not work for me. The¬†temperamental¬†starter refused to cooperate and ferment. It felt a little too cold in my December kitchen and I was determined…

Danish Apple Cake…..with love from Shimla !!

This year it was dad’s 60th birthday and what could be better than a quick vacation to Shimla. His favourite hills and mine too. Shimla the Queen of Hills, located in Himachal Pradesh was also the Summer Capital of the British¬†Raj in 1864. A big small town located in the North-West Himalayas, the city is…