July 4, 2020

Easy Custard Buns

Sweet bun with vanilla custard in the middle, a cup of coffee, a book, drizzly weather and light coming through the window. Can you imagine that it is a true Hygge? I was in Hyggeligt zone yesterday. In fact, after so many days, I felt connected to myself. Thanks to these modestly sweet, soft marvellous buns. It reminded me of the time we were in Paris and Pranav bought custard buns just before we were to aboard on a boat. […]
July 3, 2020

Types of Custards

It was always custard made using store-bought custard powder at home and my perception of custard was, that it is simple,  and is super easy to accomplish. Since childhood that was the one and only custard introduced to us in a huge joint Indian family of non-egg eaters. Even Flan came into the picture much later. In fact, it wasn’t a pleasing encounter when I first tasted flan.  I  didn’t like it and for years didn’t make any attempt to try […]
June 30, 2020

Gluten and Bread Baking

If you are a mechanic, you know a machine’s basic care and maintenance, changing oil, checking fluid levels, and rotating tires etc. It’s easier for you to predict which part is causing trouble and is preventing the smooth functioning of a machine. If you are a baker, you know how the ingredients are behaving and reacting and you can predict the problem zone in a bake, you can fix and you can very well create delicious outcomes. It is like […]
June 22, 2020

Mango Yogurt Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is an easy recipe to pull off in a shorter time frame. I personally love doing desserts like this which give me no hustle. There is an expression of relief when we can prepare, portion size desserts and keep them in the fridge way before serving time. It’s like a tick mark given to the task list of the mind. It is absolutely important that whatever we prepare is flavoursome and should be relished by those who devour […]
June 18, 2020

Whole wheat, Oats, Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Home baking is a pleasure, it has its own charm. The vibes of baking for your family makes everything radiant. Birthdays and anniversaries give you incentives to bake. Kids flutter around you like butterflies when you are about to leave that chocolate smudged whisk for washing. The euphoria of home baking is gratifying That plunge of ingredients into that mixing bowl, whisking, and mixing, that flutter you feel when the pan is in the oven, that enchanting aroma and mostly […]
May 16, 2020

Hidden Sugar Names on Packaging

How often do you read the label on a food package? If you are conscious about your intake, you are more likely to read the label in a detailed manner. Most of us just focus on the bold lettered words on the package which are mentioned on purpose, to attain our attention. Most of the words are mentioned to mislead the consumer. If you are new to the world of the conscious consumer, you are deceived in many ways. It […]
April 24, 2020

Homemade White Bread Loaf Recipe

I had asked myself before getting ahead with this article if anyone who is fairly new to cooking or baking will be able to accomplish a good loaf of white bread via this post.  The reply was yes, but a few ifs adjoined to it. If the one who is baking a white bread loaf referring to this recipe will be very accurate in measuring the ingredients. If he or she is careful about the kneading process and will have […]
April 13, 2020

Lentils and Pulses Interesting Recipe Ideas

Lentils and Pulses Interesting Recipe Ideas for kids at home during #quarentine, so they start to like healthy meals at home. Manipulating dals. My kids loved these and these were made with dal. Such a satisfactory joy reflects in the sentence here. You must have felt that unseen tug of war between kids and yourself if you are a mom. That constant conflict regarding outside food and home-cooked healthy meals goes on forever. Every house has negotiations at the dinner […]
March 31, 2020

Quarantine Cake Ideas

Sometimes we have limited resources but the desire is immense enough to propel us towards our wants and look for the ways to acquire. These times are challenging for all, every being on this globe is facing a narrowly restricted lifestyle. Hopefully, we get through these times all fine and hearty and one day we tell our grandchildren stories of this #quaratinelife  Homebound is not easy but it’s not all bad either. Count on your blessings and live a content […]