Tag Archives: food

Mushroom and bell pepper pilaf


We got an email from the HR yesterday that today would be a holiday due to the strike. With me being down with the flu, I was anyway planning to take a leave so this came as a blessing. I did not want to have a regular sick meal so yesterday I started scavenging for […]

Spiced pumpkin and sour cream cake


I’ve been planning on working with pumpkin for a long time now! Ever since I had my first bite of pumpkin pie, I’ve been wanting to bake something on my own… something involving pumpkin. It’s not fall in India any more. We actually are near to spring but the local produce of sugar pumpkins seemed to disagree, […]

Chocolate muffins


My usual lazy weekend schedule was not that lazy. A dear fiend of mine has been blessed with a baby girl and I went to visit them both. Meeting old friends is always good enough excuse for me to bake so I  took  out my pots and pans… well, in this case my baking tray and paper […]

Breakfast in a jiffy: Sprouts and sautéed veggies with yoghurt cream and toast


Breakfast is the king of all meals and I always preach on this fact. Go ahead and have a light dinner but do yourself a favour and indulge in a hearty, wholesome breakfast. Every now and then I see myself in a debate with my friends who don’t have breakfast and I question them why. […]

Making chocolate truffle cake


Thank you  all for the positive feedback on my truffle cake photo blog. Every time I bake, I learn so many new techniques and hidden facts about the art. I advice everyone to bake more and esp. try the things that you fear. To assemble the truffle cake you need the base of a chocolatey chocolate cake, […]

Photo Shoot: Chocolate truffle cake


Here you go everyone! The much awaited chocolate truffle cake. It is an understatement to call it just a truffle cake for it a much dreamed cake for any die hard chocolate lover. Ranging from Bitter chocolate, plain chocolate and white chocolate, this cake has it all! Stay tuned for the recipe is to follow. […]

Back to cooking with chewy flapjacks


So I had gone missing right?.. Trying to make amends, I’ve come back with some information that will treat your senses. Recently, I went on this vacation which was long due but was just not happening.  Gushaini is a small village in Himachal Pradesh and pretty as a painted picture. I highly recommend this place if you […]

Orange curd: Recipe


The recipe of home made orange curd is like no other. You will love seeing people smack  on the creamy smoothness as you serve this on toasted bread, buns, layer in cakes or dollop a hearty helping on the lady finger sponges. With my cookery books shelf filling fast, one of my recent purchases that […]

Raspberry Marble Cake: a fruity affair


I’ve been low on blogging for a couple of weeks and I have substantial reasons for the lag. With a super busy hectic work schedule demanding me to be in office even on a Sunday, all my free time was going in taking time off and catching up on my sleep. Thankfully, with most of […]

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 […]