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 […]

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 […]

Baked chicken curry

This baked chicken curry is probably one of the easiest and delicious curries one can make. It received a lot of oohs and aahs from the family. The food critic of a daughter declared it one of the best I ever made. It looked luxurious and indulgent too […]

Baked mathri l Spiced and herbed Indian snack

Made these Baked mathri l spiced and herbed Indian snack a couple of days ago to satisfy the savoury snack cravings. They are crisp and full of flavour from the herbs and spices. Unlike the regular mathris which are deep fried, these are baked. So definitely a healthier […]

Whole wheat chocolate chunk cookies (butterless)

These soft and chewy whole wheat chocolate chunk cookies (butterless) are perfect with your cuppa or a glass of milk. This is my basic chocolate chunk / chip recipe. It is simple to make and we love them; give them a go and you’ll enjoy them too! As […]

Baked honey chilli lemon garlic chicken

Baked honey chilli lemon garlic chicken – succulent chicken thighs with the most finger licking hot and sweet, lemony and garlicky sticky sauce. The chicken thighs are browned in a pan and then baked in the sauce. The latter is reduced later to form the most delicious, and […]

Whole wheat broccoli and carrot bread l Two ways

This whole wheat carrot and broccoli bread l two ways recipe is more than a decade old, yet still goes down a treat. It is filled with the goodness of healthy vegetables and flavoured with an assortment of spices. The yeast journey- There was a time, many years […]

Upside down blood orange, semolina, almond and olive oil cake

This moist upside down blood orange, semolina, almond and olive oil cake also includes whole wheat which makes it quite substantial. A small piece goes a long way. The moist crumb with a slight bite, coupled with the almost marmalade like topping is an absolute delight. Blood oranges […]

Eggless, chocolate, whole wheat, oats and pecan squares

These eggless chocolate, whole wheat, oats and pecan squares – quite a mouthful- are great for those times when you are craving for a sweet treat. It is not full of cartloads of sugar and butter. And the addition of whole wheat flour and oats makes it wholesome […]