Category Cookbook adaptation

Cappuccino swirls: chocolate cravings 101


Cookies with a hot cup of tea and coffee can be such a refreshing experience. Ever since I’ve started baking cookies at home, I just can’t seem to buy them over the counter. Munching on a freshly baked batch of cookies is a joy like no other! I had an amazing experience while baking these […]

Chocolate mania this valentines day: Crackle top choco cookies


Continuing the spirit of valentines day, the much loved chocolate cannot be over looked. The traditional strawberry and chocolate craz may have been hijacked this time by an orange obsession but chocolate by itself still holds its old school charm. Standing next to perfection are these chocolate crackle top cookies that simply melt in your mouth.. Next […]

Biscotti: a nutty affair!


My new mission is to bake new goodies every weekend and learn as I move forward. I can already see the tiny things I am picking up as I go. For this week, I picked up making biscotti…. what better way than to indulge in the goodness of nuts this winter right! Biscotti is among […]

Chilli soup with Mushrooms and Broccoli


Happy new year to all of you!! We all start the new year with new aspirations/resolutions/ habits and I’m no different. In search of some inspiration and new recipes I head out yesterday to my trusty book store, Landmark and ended up getting not one but four books ranging from travel to cooking. Selecting a good cookbook […]

Fresh Minestrone!


While I had been away from all the cooking, numerous things were keeping me busy: work being the first of them (but of course) followed by a short trip to Amritsar. Amritsar city is overly crowded and the noise pollution makes me want to run and hide in a monestary… but all that fades away […]

chocolate brownie – muffin avataar


Yes, I know I had to bake a loaf of bread today but sadly the yeast I had with me did not proof well so I had to work with plan B… the only problem of going with plan B is when you do not have one! Thank god for a chilly morning, I knew […]

Savoury bites: cheese crackers


After an array of sweet nibbles, my mom asked me to make savoury cookies. Thanks to my recent purchase of the cookie and biscuit bible, I did not have to look outside. With numerous options with flavours ranging from curry powder, chilli paste, garam masala …. I chose something I simply love: cheese! The fun […]

Ginger cookies


With the onset of Diwali celebrations, I went outside to the local mall to check out the decorations and the festivities happening. A mini mela was setup inside the mall with people swooning to them like moths to fire. Ranging from chocolate box gift sets, artifical jewellery to myriad diya, I saw everything one can […]

Easy make Special Tomato Sauce


Here I was sitting at one of my favourite pit stops on a lazy Sunday morning, Landmark. Everyone has their reason to go there and for me its mostly about cook books. Its beyond funny as I have to be intervened when my stay goes beyond the time a girl take to buy jewellery (not funny […]