Clafoutis inspired cranberry dessert

This Clafoutis inspired cranberry dessert is very easy to rustle up and a great way to use up fresh cranberries. I made a clafoutis some time ago, and based on that, I made this dessert (can’t call this a clafouti though), with some alterations for a cakey texture. […]

Pear bhaji

Slightly sweet and slightly hot, and with a little bite to them, this pear bhaji is ready in minutes and is a great way of using this beautiful fruit in a savoury dish. This recipe is vegetarian / vegan friendly too! The pears have come and the pears […]

Shortbread stars

With the festive season coming up soon, the recipe for these delicious shortbread stars will definitely come in handy. Shortbread is one biscuit which we adore a lot; well, probably most of you do too. But, since the scales tell a different and not so pleasant story, we […]

Chocolate almond sponge

This delicious chocolate almond sponge does not contain any butter / oil or any raising agent. Filled and covered with a light ganache and topped with almond flakes for an added texture, it is a simple and easy to make cake, perfect with your cuppa. I haven’t really […]

Mixed beans stew (oil free)

This mixed beans stew (oil free) is a hearty one pot dish which is very flavourful. It is the perfect recipe if you have a few bits and bobs leftover in your pantry that needs using up. The special spice mix used in it is what gives the […]

Thekera tenga boror jool

Come summer, and what we Assamese look forward to in a meal is the tengar jool (tenga-sour; jool-light, soup like curry). This is usually made with a variety of ingredients like lemon, tomatoes, bottle gourd etc, but the best has to be the one with thekera tenga. This […]

Xoru maas diya adar jool l Small fish in ginger gravy

This xoru maas diya adar jool l small fish in ginger gravy is an Assamese favourite. It’s a light soupy gravy with small varieties of fish added to it. Coming from a place on the banks of one of the world’s largest rivers (the mighty Brahmaputra) flowing through […]

Aam doi I Baked mango yogurt

This aam doi l baked mango yogurt recipe is very easy to whip up and requires very little hands on time. Just mix together a few ingredients and pop it into the oven. After that, chill in the fridge and then enjoy the creamy delicacy. Just when I […]

Bacon, rosemary and cheese muffins

These bacon, rosemary and cheese muffins are a breeze to make. This recipe can be put together with the minimum of fuss. Enjoy them fresh out of the oven for breakfast or as a snack. With the weather lifting up, the gardening chores have increased. Between weeding, planting, […]

Fusilli in roasted pepper and mushroom sauce

This fusilli in roasted pepper and mushroom sauce is a great way to enjoy pasta. The sauce is a breeze to make; the ingredients for the sauce are roasted, thereby making it most flavourful. The cold snap continues and the plants and trees in my little garden seem […]