My favourite passtime is getting into a bookstore like Crossword or Landmark and spending hours browsing around. No marks for guessing which my favourite section is. Nowadays bookstore chains in India encourage to you to… [Continue Reading]
Along with cluster beans, French beans and Haricot beans, tomatoes, bell peppers and herbs, I wonder what made me pick up a large wedge of red pumpkin as I was shopping for vegetables in our nearby supermarket yesterday. I had blogged about this one for From my rasoi – Pumpkin in September. This red pumpkin was cooked and mashed into a batch of lentils, greens and spices to make a Parsee Dhansak
When Santhi announced flour as the theme for JFI, I thought it would be very easy. I have a stock of flours in my pantry at all times. Mainly: Wheat flour Gram flour Rice flour Millet flour But it wasn’t easy at all deciding what to make. Chapatis, Parathas, dosas were too ‘everydayish’ for this won
Banana Muffins with no sugar, but the natural sweetness from overripe bananas and honey, a simple recipe, which your kids (and you) will love!
Handwo is a savory rice and lentil cake that is served as breakfast or a snack. This recipe hails from the state of Gujarat in Western India. This makes one hell of a filling breakfast.
Coming up next- is something I made for Meeta’s Monthly Mingle . Well, there’s nothing much happening in India on the football front with the exception of Kolkata -where the 3 chief interests are Phood, Phish and Phootball (meaning food, fish and football) Kindly note that Phood and Phish are lis
Some of those luscious ripe ones If you love mangoes, you cannot resist these mango pancakes! Most of India has 3 seasons. The monsoons, the winters and the Mango season. Well, especially so, for mango lovers. I know of people who virtually skip dinners during this season, so that they can stuff the
This coconut and tea cake makes for a perfect bite along with a cup of tea or coffee. I was tempted to try out Fat Free Vegan’s Coconut Chai cake from the word go ! On the day I was to go to mom’s house- I found the perfect excuse to bake this one. I just tweaked the ingredients a bit, as per their