My FRIENDS Themed Bday Bash…

Yes, its been over 3 months since my last post, and I must say I have been really really busy. first it was my Post graduation exams, then some whitewash at home followed by some guests… Phewww.. I had to take a break!! I have finally coaxed myself into writing this post. I have several…

Guava Smoothie

Summers are here! Nothing beats the hot summer afternoons like a glass of chilled Smoothie! Smoothies can be modified to suit any tastes, dietary preferences or the availability of fruits. They incredibly versatile! I personally love the Guava smoothie served at a local restaurant. Once I had a craving for that smoothie but felt too lazy to…

Double shaded Chocolate Cupcakes

These are my very favourite chocolate cupcakes that I told you guys about some time back. The frosting is also the same, a Dark chocolate whipped Ganache. But this time I added some White Chocolate Ganache to the mix as well! They look super super cute! There is nothing new here, just that I wanted…

Bread Pizza

Pizza is a popular Italian dish that has found likeness in all parts of the world. Its a versatile dish that has been adapted to suit local tastes and has undergone various re-inventions.  A bread pizza is no re-invention, its just a dish of convenience, for the times when you  crave a pizza but do…

Churros with Chocolate Sauce ( eggless)

Churros are called Spanish Doughnuts. They are piped into hot oil and fried to a crispy golden brown. They are often served with chocolate sauce. The first time I heard of this dish was while watching Materchef australia! They indeed do look pretty interesting and tempting. There are two versions of churros, one uses eggs,…

Eggless Trifle Pudding

Trifle pudding is one of those rare forms of desserts that is liked by almost everyone! It has the perfect combination, of jelly, fruits, sponge and custard! Its the perfect spring time dessert. I like my trifle with lots of strawberries and bananas in it. Its like a cheats version where most of the stuff…

Corn Korma / Makai Korma

Corn is one of my favourite things. I like it in my soups, in my salads, pizza, rice and yes as a standalone classic corn on the cobs. No monsoon is complete till one has the traditional “Bhutta” from the street side vendors in India. The smoky flavour from the coal, the tanginess of the…

Revisiting Childhood Memories with Masala Tadka Maggi

Come on …admit it… As a child even you loved having a bowl of Maggi in the evening, for lunch, for dinner, in your tiffin for school… Basically every kid loves Maggi as a kid! Its their ‘go to’ snack! Well me & my sister were no different! What I used to absolutely love was…

Cooking Terminology made easy

Recipes often use technical terms that might confuse you about the whole process that they talk about. I remember when I initially started scouring the internet for new recipes to try, I would often spend another minute or so to “Google” the technical terms used in those recipes. Here is a list of few of…

Beetroot Salad with sweet yogurt dressing

Salads are one of the most nutritious dishes! Its a super healthy way to get your dose of fibre n nutrients! And its a double pleasure when you can spin it to convert the boring bowl of greens into something that is colourful, packed with flavour and is without any unnecessary (read guilty) calories in…

Eggless Lemon Drizzle Cake

Its a classic tea time cake! Perfect for summer evenings, but we guys enjoyed it in the cold March weather! Its a light, moist cake with a fresh lemon flavour, just soo soo yum! The lemon drizzle on the top just lifts the cake to a whole new level and lends it another dimension! Made…

Tomato Rosemary Focaccia

Its another variation of the Garlic Rosemary Focaccia recipe I posted few days back! This one has sundried tomatoes kneaded into the dough, and the top has sliced fresh tomatoes, coarse ground pepper, salt and rosemary. Olive oil was generously sprinkled as well! Once it was done I just grated some cheddar on top and…

Caramel Popcorn

Popcorn… A movie night favourite… I have always been a fan of salted butter popcorns. But I was recently introduced to caramel popcorn, and to my surprise, they tasted really good! Apart from the fact that I can’t chew on these for too long, they make for a great snack! I found this recipe on…

Butter Sautéd Mushrooms

Mushrooms provide many of the nutrients similar to vegeatbls, as well as the nutrients more commonly found in meat, beans or grains. Mushrooms are low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free, and very low in sodium, yet they provide important nutrients, including selenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin D and more. They are versatile, they cam go…