Whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake

This whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake is full of autumnal flavours. It has a slightly firm topping from the demerara sugar and the most delightfully soft crumb. It was bursting with the warm flavour of cinnamon and pieces of apples in each bite. Autumn has truly arrived […]

Chicken pulao

This chicken pulao is something that I save for special occasions. It is dressed up with an assortment of spices which turn this dish into an indulgent and delightful one pot meal. There are probably a zillion methods of preparing a pot of chicken pulao; and yes, this […]

Whole wheat mini banana pancakes

These whole wheat mini banana pancakes were rustled up earlier last month.The temperatures were much higher then and the bananas in the fruit bowl were ripening much faster than we could eat. I somehow missed posting about them on the blog earlier. But then, better late than never, […]

No knead focaccia bread

This no knead focaccia bread was made a while ago. It came out beautifully and drew the family into the kitchen at lightning speed with it’s delightful aroma. It was topped with homegrown baby tomatoes and rosemary along with red onion, chilli flakes and garlic. All the flavours […]

Fig and greengage salad

There is nothing better than cooking with home grown produce. And this fig and greengage salad is one of those. It is a mixture of textures and freshness. The big, ripe figs and the sweet greengage plums came from my garden and so did the sweet and colourful […]

Kesa mithoi / Assamese no-cook rice flour laddu

Enjoying these kesa mithoi / Assamese no-cook rice flour laddu after ages. To be honest, the craving for these sweet treats was triggered when ma recently sent a photo and it brought back a whole lot of memories. In the photo, there was a bowl of kesa mithoi […]

Watermelon and grapefruit limeade

This refreshing watermelon and grapefruit limeade is the perfect thirst quencher for the unusual rise in temperatures that we have been experiencing recently. It is easy to make and looks pretty too! What can I say about the weather! We have seen such extremes this year. Proper summery […]

Whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins

Sharing the whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins that I baked some time ago. They are really easy to whip up and needs no fancy equipment. And yes, they are full of blueberries, bursting as they bake to release their flavours. The coconut gives a nice bite. August […]

Lemon curd

This delicious, zingy lemon curd is a result of the leftover egg yolks from the pavlova that I posted earlier. It is literally sunshine in a bottle. Speaking of sunshine, lately, we’ve not been receiving much of it these days. As I write this, there is a chill […]

Pavlova recipe

I made this pavlova recipe after a long time! The last time I made it was many moons ago! But I was quite chuffed when it came out with the perfect crisp exterior and soft marshmallowy interior that pavlovas are known for. The daughter declared it the best […]