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…

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…

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…

Vegetable Paella 

Paella is the national dish of Spain most popular as the regional dish of Valencia.Its ricecooked  with lots of vegetables and made entirely in broth for extra flavour.I took inspiration from Gwyneth Paltros recipe for vegans in in Cape Town and South Africa.She describes making paella as if one were doing alchemy and not cooking.Its…

Capsicum Halwa with Bell Pepper Reduction

Have you ever wondered how to make a sweet dish out of something as pungent and spicy as capsicum ? If yes please let me know in comments below I would love to try it,if no check my take on halwa made with red and yellow bell peppers.Its a minamilistic recipe which requires very few…

Community Cookoff 

I have been having a really busy week but this weekend when I got time to recharge my batteries I indulged in a community Cookoff.It was one of a kind and my first experience of cooking together with other home chefs.This includes coming up with recipes on the spot with the basic ingredients you have…

Rose Petal Jam

This is a Venetian Jam recipe from the 1898 where Monks prepare this jam old style even now.The monks on the Venetian Islan of San Lazzaro,Italy are known not only for their roses but also this very famous rose jam.The recipe is adapted of course from Artusi’s 1891 cookbook.  To know more about the story…

Midnight Chocolate Lava Cake 

This is the second post of the new series called Microwave and Bake.It will feature quick and easy recipes most of which would be doable in under 5min and require very few ingredients and of course a microwave.Before starting the series I would like to talk about some safety instructions before starting to use your…

The 100th Blog Post :Fenugreek Recipe

Time surely flies, I started this blog on 16th April 2016 and now we are on our 100th blog post already ! Today I am going to share with you a healthy recipe that is best when eaten during the colder months of the year.The key ingredient here is the Fenugreek or Methi.Fenugreek provides warmth…

Aaate ki Pinni 

Aaate ki Pinni is a very popular Punjabi sweet eaten almost everywhere in India.Its basically a Ladoo made with whole wheat flour, nuts and cashews.Its full of energy.Its also good for people who suffer from weakness and vigour.Once prepared this Ladoo doesn’t spoil for 30days in a moisture free airtight environment.Its perfect for sweet cravings…

Strawberry Cupcakes 

Making cupcakes might seem a lot of work but it’s rewarding in its own ways,it’s almost thearaputic in nature.On a Saturday afternoon with noting to do I believe baking can be one of the most satisfying hobbies to indulge in.Cupcake have a tendency to get ruined trust me it took several attempts to make them…

Whole Wheat Cookies

Think of a cookie that is healthy and yet has all the essential ingredients of a crumbly,soft,decadent cookie that is made with lots of butter and harmful refined flour.This recipe is so forgiving you can substitute almost pretty much everything as per your taste , the butter can be replaced by coconut cream , the…