Long time, no bake! It was vacation time and were mostly not at home and the weather was not too beckoning to bake either. But now, back in Bangalore, the evening rains and drop in temperature is reason enough to get the oven cranked up. I also spent a better part of Friday morning cleaning up the r
Eggless savoury muffins: Savoury carrot and herb eggless muffins combine the goodness of carrots, protein from the paneer and cheese. Using a mix of all purpose flour and whole wheat flour, keeps it soft and… [Continue Reading]
Padhinettam Perukku_, also called Aadi Perukku, is celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month, Aadi (mid-July to mid-August roughly), indicating the start of monsoons. Padhinettu means 18 and Perukku means ‘rising’ and on this day, the rivers are swollen with water from the rains. I’ve heard stor
This is one of my prettiest salads ever – Grilled paneer on a bed of salad greens and other vegetables, garnished with edible flowers from my kitchen garden
What’s the connection between a little black dress, a good pair of blue jeans and a chocolate cake recipe? Like the importance of a good pair of jeans or a little black dress (okay, may be not) in the wardrobe, everyone needs a good, reliable chocolate cake recipe in their cooking repertoire. A choc
Last week I was in Chennai, I had the good fortune to eat at my grandaunt’s place. She is my father’s Maami, around 75 years of age and she is one of the best cooks in our family and even a simple weekday meal at her place will pretty much end up being a feast because of the number of dishes on the
At the beginning of 2013, I asked for your feedback on my Facebook Page on the kind of things you’d like to see on the blog this year and that I’ll try and incorporate some of your recipe requests. And the one thing that was a popular demand was a healthy loaf of bread. So here’s my attempt to share
The one potato recipe you MUST have in your folder of favourite recipes – crispy masaledaar, crusted with dry spices, super delicious with naan, roti or dal and rice. Get it here!
This is a quick and easy cake made with just 2 tablespoons of oil, egg free, and big on flavour. Perfect with a cup of tea or coffee
If you love Mexican food, this vegetarian Chili recipe is a good place to start. Serve with corn bread or stuff burritos, it’s 100% YUM~
Whoever said TV dinners cannot be healthy? These burgers are perfect TV food to pile on a plate and curl up on the couch watching your favourite soap or movie. This recipe is another discovery in my quest for high protein vegetarian recipes. The food and dining section of NYTimes, Guardian, Washingt
Combining the goodness of yellow pumpkin and dates in one cake, perfect for kids’ lunchbox or a tea time guilt-free treat.