March 13, 2020

Coconut Biscuits

Everyday equations of an Indian kitchen does not match with baking. Though I keep my gaga song of blissful baking alive, and I am aware of the fact that we Indians are occasional bakers. Special days and events are celebrated with good bakes otherwise we are happy with our gas chulas for everyday cooking.  Elaborated and complex bakes are to be enjoyed only on the tv screen when watching Masterchef Australia. Or if someone is extremely passionate about creating those kind sophisticated […]
March 9, 2020

Recipes for Festivals

Festivals generate soulfulness in our existence. They give us obvious reasons to be in the company of the ones we love the most. We eagerly anticipate the joyous times, when we get time to chill, sit in that balcony, hang around on that staircase, play those card games with those cousins/friends. The group gets bigger and better ever festive season and those senseless, extreme, leg-puling jokes which have been circulating over the years and never seem to fade off their […]
January 6, 2020

History of Chocolate

Chocolate was a treasure back then, it was used as a currency. One could buy a rabbit for 30 nibs for cocoa beans. Chocolate was consumed as a drink, but mostly by the elite. The nibs from the cacao plant were ground into a paste and were consumed as a drink, unlike our chocolate bars today.    Chocolate’s 4,000-year history began in ancient Mesoamerica, present-day Mexico. It’s here that the first cacao plants were found.  The Olmecs were one of […]
August 26, 2019

Healthy Habits to Lose Weight

How many times have you thought of changing to a better/healthier lifestyle? I am sure, many times. We all do! Now think, how many times have you actually changed/switched to a better healthier lifestyle?  Again many time perhaps!  Now answer, How many times have you sustained that healthier lifestyle?  Here it gets difficult, if you are stronger in will-power, you might have maintained it for six months, a year or two. But that motivation of getting fit and healthy fades […]
June 17, 2019

Indian Restaurant Congress 2019

Indian Restaurant Congress 2019 was held in Mumbai at Hotel Sahara Star on 13th June. It was a sagacious summit, where food industry experts and leaders shared their radical views on the ecosystem today and in the near future. The objective of the summit was to make a difference to the West Indian Restaurant Sector, whether it’s a small restaurant chain or an international chain entering India or perhaps brand on the anvil of disruptive growth by creating the way […]
March 29, 2019
Pineapple Sorbet

Pineapple Sorbet

Clean, Sharp, Chilled, and Refreshing Sorbert is a perfect treat to the tastebuds in this hot weather. This is a pineapple sorbet, and the recipe is super easy for anyone to follow. This creamy looking pineapple sorbet does not require any churning machine. Neither it requires any egg whites for a super fluffy texture. A very simple method to follow and you will achieve a success in taste + texture when made at home.   Sorbet is not exactly an […]
March 19, 2019
Matka kulfi Recipe

Matka kulfi Recipe

Matka Kulfi is a classy Holi Recipe. It is loved and enjoyed by all. Parents, grandparents or the kids, Matka Kulfi is something they all like to indulge in. It is rich, creamy, yum and has a vibrant festive feel to it.  My Dad in law loves all the Desi Authentic Dishes. I keep experimenting with different foods, in my kitchen. And Dad always appreciates, when it’s a recipe that reminds him of his early days. Takes him back to […]
February 28, 2019
Classic Banana Bread

Classic Banana Bread

The very classic banana bread, that will be a success if you are precise with measuring the ingredients, technique and timings. I have baked several banana breads, and this is one of the best recipes. This is one of the easiest recipe too and yet can be tricky at time. Follow with me today, to have a great bake.  The most common complaint, I receive for banana bread (baked in a loaf pan) is that there is some raw, undercooked portion […]
February 16, 2019
Semifreddo Eggless Recipe

Semifreddo Eggless Recipe

Luscious, lightest, smoothest ice cream ever, and the name is Semifreddo. This is an Italian ice-cream. Unlike other ice creams, Semifreddo is not severed frozen. The word Freddo means frozen, and this is a  semi-frozen Ice-cream. The texture is somewhere between mousse and ice cream. The creamy, soft, pillowy, chilled feel in the mouth makes this a special ice-cream.  The best part – You will not need an Ice-cream machine to make this at home. It is quick to prepare, […]