It was meant to be a continuation of this post, but then a few days have passed since then, and I cannot exactly recall what I meant to share with my readers in Early morning stories – Part II. I’m sure there was something good and I’m also sure it will come back to me sometime. When it does, I prom
I started to bake some bread after I came back home late from a conversations over coffee with my friend. Before turning in for the night, I mixed up the flour, yeast and other ingredients and left it to rise overnight. The first thing I went to check in the morning was the bowl of dough. It had ris
This simple and subtle cauliflower soup proves that in cooking, mostly, less is more. I don’t like the thought of adding all spices in all dishes, which is what happens in overly experimental Indian cooking. All that the Cauliflower soup is flavoured with, is garlic and dried basil. And a head of fr
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
Continued from Diwali Blogging- I and II It’s not like I’ve been going crazy cleaning and cooking. Nankhatais were made almost 10 days ago. Khajas were made last Sunday. Then there was a big break. My domestic help fell ill and I managed whatever cleaning I could do by myself…I can see all my frie
Yeah yeah – I know! Diwali is not the time for thinking ‘healthy’ or doing kanjoosi with ghee, sugar and oil. But when I think of the 500 crunches I am made to do each morn, I automatically say – thanks but no thanks. And luckily I have no sweet tooth. For all the ghee-sugar lovers, there are more g
Rum and Raisin Rice Pudding, a slightly fancier version of our Indian kheer – get the recipe here. Super simple!
Get the details on equipment, method and video on how to make your cup of filter coffee, because everyone loves a tumbler of piping hot, aromatic and strong filter coffee!
If you haven’t had a savoury French toast Indian style (Masala French toast), all spiced up, then it’s time to remedy that pronto. Pantry ingredients, 5 minutes, easy enough for a newbie cook and breakfast… [Continue Reading]
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