August 10, 2020

Sattu Peda

I am biased when it comes to Sattu Peda. I wait for this seasonal delight whole year and relish it to the best of my devour abilities. I can live my life on these Sattu Pedas, seriously. It’s that good. The process involves sugar, ghee and Sattu, along with effort. This is a great treat for kids, packed with nutrition and good fat. The roots of this recipe are deep in our food chronicles.     Sattu – roasted gram […]
August 6, 2020

Homemade Burger Buns

Super soft homemade burger buns  This eventful 2020 has given us a different taste of life. Becoming more appreciative of life and family is the lesson learnt from this drill of COVID 19. The lifestyle has taken a new path and kitchen in many houses have become more lively than ever. Men in the kitchen are the new normal and kids responsible for cleaning their rooms and doing their laundry is no less than a cosmic evolution.  We have been […]
July 28, 2020

Eggless Orange Chocolate Cake

Chocolate alone is good, but sometimes chocolate tastes even better when it has a partner-in-crime. Orange is a great companion with chocolate in desserts. Lindt’s intense orange is a popular alive proof for this classic orange chocolate pairing. The contrasting nature of orange and chocolate results into an incredible flavour bomb. The luscious, smooth, roaring rich, mouthfeel of chocolate is balanced by the fresh zesty, fruity tones of orange. It is quite a cherished flavour combo. Organic Home Hand Crafted White Marble […]
July 28, 2020

How to Make Candied Orange Slices

Candied orange slices are a perfect way to fancy up a cake. You’d be surprised at how easy it is to make these tasty fruity candies at home. You only need three ingredients and patience. You will have a jar full of gorgeous looking, incredibly yum candied orange slices in the end. You can substitute orange with other seasonal citrus fruit slices like blood orange, limes, lemons, grapefruits. If the fruit you are choosing is more tart, increase the amount […]
July 21, 2020

Eggless Semolina Almond Cake

Moist, soft, rich, remarkably simple, and greatly enjoyable cake. It’s quite a hearty combination of texture and flavour. Almonds occupy a notable presence and semolina holds it together like a delicious promise. You will feel the essence of the festive spirit when you bake it at home. Probably because the ingredients used in this cake have more resembles Indian food. The recipe belongs to a very dear friend’s mother. I am talking almost twenty years down the memory lane. Aunty always […]
July 17, 2020

How to make Crispy French Fries at home

It’s not a child thing, but we all have a fragile clutch on our dietary commitment on the sight of hot and crispy French fries. Satisfying combinations of carbs, fat and salt make us weak when fries are offered. Starchy fried goodness is loved more during monsoon and in winter. Yesterday it was quite a drizzle outside and, I fried a perfect batch of crispy yum fries. Savouring on those, I was drawn to the thoughts of sharing the logic […]
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 […]