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…

Making Sour Cream at Home | How To Series| Kitchen Hacks

When you love to cook, especially everything from scratch, learning about these small but important things is not only imperative but also gives me a high. Making Sour Cream at home is just so simple. Just so amazing !! And again costs you one fourth of what you buy from the market. Homemade Sour Cream…

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…

Condiment Series |Szechuan Sauce | Dip

Day 30 !! Yay !! I did it. Making dips and shooting them and writing about them for 30 days continuously !! And I loved every bit of it !! I had a wonderful time creating these dips, some were originals, some inspired and some learnt from others with minor modifications !! Do leave your comments…

Condiment Series | Harissa | Dip

Day 28Harissa for the brave heart or err…. for the brave tongue !!! This is a Tunisian Hot Chili Peppers Sauce, but now making inroads into the Moroccan Cuisine. It is a combination of various types of chillies. Both fresh and dried. Traditionally Harissa uses roasted red peppers, serrano peppers and other hot chilli peppers….

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 | Honey Mango Dip | Dip

Day 22 I’m on a dip roll these days and I must confess that while I have made a lot of them, many a times over, many dips are new to me. I’m learning them, making them, enjoying them as I go along my series of ’30days30dips’ !! And I’m loving it !! Like my father…

Shepherd’s Pie | Savoury Baking

July is special.It’s my birthday and it’s KJ’s birthday too !!! So on KJ’s birthday it was a cozy evening with great company, good music and some comforting food. The spread included Chicken Stroganoff, some homemade Dinner Rolls, Aubergine Parmesiana, Greek Orzo Salad and Shepherd’s Pie. And of course Chocolate Truffle Cake for dessert. To…

Valentine Love and Homemade Pasta – from Scratch !!

While I’m the flowers -n-chocolate kinda romantic, KJ has his own quirks to show his love 🙂 and yet again this Valentine’s day I was surprised with not flowers or perfumes or chocolates or cards but a Pasta Maker. Something I had been eyeing to buy for a while !! He always knows what truly…

A Granddaughter Remembers…

I was all of seven when one day she asked me to help her make tea in the kitchen. I was excited. I’m going to do something that elders do!! She was sure, I could do it. I could make a cup of tea when I was only seven. And soon after, she taught me…