Almond Tarts

No-bake Walnut tart

August 17, 2017
No -bake walnut tart

 I have had a passionate interest in eating and learning about food ever since I was little. The kitchen was the hallowed space that I was often drawn into without any body’s coaxing or cajoling. As a teenager, I immersed myself in learning the intricacies of food & the mysteries it had to offer that made royalty of ordinary people. I kept scrapbooks of recipes and articles that inspired me. I used to spend my holidays in baking and enjoying…

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Chicken Curries Mushrooms

Chicken Strogonoff

July 31, 2017
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  “It is not the destination where you end up but the memories you create along the way” These days who would deny that life has become more worse than rat race… The constant humdrum needs a break, we all need a down time, take some time off to rejuvenate and re energise yourself. So we decided to drive up to the north during our last winter break. Gold Coast was in our mind and we have been debating about…

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flourless Cacao brownies with a hint of chili

July 18, 2017
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  It is mid-July already – things are moving fast yeah!!! It’s as if the calendar is on a high dose caffeine fix and is yearning to be somewhere and so is in this mad rush. What’s interesting though is in the midst of peak winter we lucky ones in the Southern hemisphere get to celebrate a special “Christmas” the winter Christmas as the locals prefer to call it, when we get to exchange a tank top for a jumper.  Yeah…

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Beetroot and ricotta tart

June 30, 2017
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Reminiscing about my past and childhood was perhaps a preordained conniver of nature to make me think about beetroots. When I think back about my childhood I often remember the humble beetroot. The thinly sliced root was regularly part of our Salads that we would savour during its peak season. These rather bold bulbs were carefully concealed and rarely made their presence aware often being neatly tucked in the famous vegetable cutlets or chop, where the few fine stands & chunks…

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Caramel mud cake with salted caramel sauce

June 21, 2017
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  Honestly nothing occurs to my mind that would fill the gap between these beautiful pictures. I had asked my other half to pen down a poem about his favourite drizzle .. Salted caramel sauce.  I am waiting and I am sure it will be filled up in no time. Till then enjoy this cake…. This cake is delicious and finally I got the perfect shape. Now this is the third time using the same batter, the other two cakes were…

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Quick noodles with tofu and vegetables

June 15, 2017
quick noodles with tofu and veggies

    I wonder If I even need to qualify my statement with any facts or figures that .. The world belongs to China and not to mention the multitude of Chinese cuisine.  Growing up in eastern part of India, we were so influenced by the Indo Chinese cuisines so much so that every nook and corner shops sold these  noodles aka chow mien as we used to refer to them and what accompanies these starchy strings were the finger…

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Orange cream biscuits

June 7, 2017
Orange Cream biscuits, a traditional biscuits that reminds me always about my childhood. Dust in some flour and roll your favourite biscuits ...

Honey !!! Haven’t seen you baking biscuits lately …..remarked my other half over the weekend. While gazing at the laptop screen & eagerly sipping the freshly brewed Chai to keep warm. I could see his right hand fingers taping away merrily on the keyboard while my left hand was busy unconsciously dipping the store brought cream biscuits into the masala Chai. Hmmm… Yeah I agree it’s been ages, I haven’t baked any biscuits or cookies. Last time I baked anything…

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