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 […]

Hot and sweet gooseberry chutney

This hot and sweet gooseberry chutney was made from one of the batches of harvest from my homegrown gooseberries. The chutney is flavoured with Indian spices and the sweet note comes from jaggery. It is quite quick and easy too; comes together in approximately 15 minutes. The hot […]

Roasted tomato and garlic dip

In my last post, I had shared some momos / steamed dumplings. Back home the momos were always accompanied by a red chilli based chutney and a clear soup. The chutney used to be super hot; well, by my standards at least. I skipped the soup and made […]

Mint – coriander chutney / Indian style green chutney

Mint – coriander chutney / Indian style green chutney is a a very common chutney, not only in most Indian households, but also on the food carts of roadside vendors and restaurants in India. Growing up, how many times have we pleaded with the roadside chaatwalla ( chaat […]

Date – tamarind chutney / Indian style date and tamarind chutney

This date – tamarind chutney / Indian style date and tamarind chutney is the perfect blend of sweet and tangy with a slight heat running through it. In the local Indian dialect, it is known as khajur – imli chutney ( khajur-dates, imli- tamarind). It is the perfect […]

Bogorir jola mitha asar / Assamese style hot and sweet jujube pickle

Mention bogorir jola mitha asar / Assamese style hot and sweet jujube pickle and almost every Assamese will start drooling. Me included! This explosion of heat and sweetness laced with the thick and sticky jaggery syrup with the slight sourness coming from the jujube is more than enough […]