Diwali Special Kesar Milk Burfi 

While Diwali is an elaborate celebration in home towns for most people , for those outside it can be incomplete without sweets.Nothing to worry you can make desserts from the comfort of your home .This is a recipe that you can make even if you haven’t had much of an experience in cooking or are…

Flaky Chocolate Pockets 

This is a super flaky dessert that is perfect for this weather and yes it’s stuffed with chocolate.The pockets split apart as if they are weightless and so soft yet crispy.If you’re looking for something to go with your evening coffee this is what you’re looking for .this recipe is so forgiving you can go…

Colourful Cocoa Butter Bark | Not Your Usual Chocolate Bark

Who doesn’t love chocolate and did you know it’s fairly simple to make your own ? This one isn’t your regular dark chocolate instead I have used white cocoa butter for that silken melt in the mouth thin cocoa bark.Its perfect for holiday season for gifting  and for just keep in store.Whenever you want to…

Kuttu ka Aata or Buckwheat Flour Croquettes 

Happy Sashtmi to all.Today is the 7th day of the nine day festival of Navratri and some of you might be fasting today.During fasting whole grains,rice and lentils are not consumed.But to stay energised throughout the day a fruit based diet along with items made with buckwheat flour ,water chest nut flour and amarnath flour…

Fall Recipes-Cabbage and Potato Kebabs

A dusky evening in India – beautiful autumn foliage , the nip in the air and the fragrance of incense burning in Puja pandals.Fresh Autumn harvest brings to you an endless supply of Nordic vegetables aka root vegetables.I am sure you would be finding sweet potatoes , cabbage,tapioca,red onions,cauliflower,pumpkin and lots of leafy greens.In today’s…

What to Eat During Fast? : Navratri Special 

Today is the second day of Navratri, a very popular Indian festival celebrated for 9 days twice a year once during the spring and once during the fall.During the fall the festival ends with the celebration of Dusshera.During Navratri people observe fast and continue on a fruit based and Satvik diet.The foods people consume are…

Mozzarella Stuffed Chilli-Tempura All The Way

  Fried dough stuffed with anything is awesome.You can never go wrong with some tempura or chickpea wrapped on you early autumn veggies.It is the ultimate comfort food for a weekend at home.If you’re on a budget this is a under $5 snack that takes under 15 minutes to get ready.Perfect for the fall with…

Durga Puja Special Recipes 

Durga Puja is just around the corner and like several things we Indians love our festivals and celebrate them with a lot of enthusiasm.We are proud of our food and culture.Since we have Navratri starting in a couple of days followed by Dusshera here is a new series of posts that captures some recipes passed…

Welcoming the Fall 

Just couple of days past the official first day of fall passed.Fall started ☔️☃🌨winter is coming ! It’s time you would have started seeing fresh fall vegetables flooding your farmers market or local vegetable market.Besides going us respite from the heat wave the certain chill in the air is so comforting.The breeze feels like a…

Gastronomical Journeys : Hummus 101

A healthy creamy and delicious dip from the Middle East that is joining the health revolution after Kale Quinoa and Beets.Traditionally eaten with pita and falafel this superfoods now is preferred on the side of chips crisps breads.Hummus has gained a lot of popularity in the west and now is available all over the world.

The Great Indian Thali 

We Indians love our food , it’s complex and intense in flavours.This post is to talk about what we Indians eat on a daily basis,it’s our regular food and atleast couple of items of this grand thali are always present in Indian Cuisine.I will be talking about the Indian hot spice mix, the common flavours…

Homemade Pizza from Scratch 

Who doesn’t love pizza ? I am sure everyone is a high fan of pizza and most of us end up doing a take out on a Thursday because we are very lazy or just plain exhausted to cook.I used to do the same till I found that making pizza isn’t so tricky as it…