A Recipe Worth Retaining!

There are some old,traditional recipes which I think loosing it’s touch with younger generation. I know how difficult it was for us to find the recipe of fish pickle(coming soon)-specialty of my great grandmother. Recently I was listening to a podcast and the speaker was addressing this issue. He came up with a very wonderful…

L.D.I. 6 : Cibatta

Cibatta..because it resembles a well-worn slipper. It is the prolonged rising and high liquid content that produce this very light bread,with it’s uniquely open and porous texture..precious air bubbles trapped inside. Starter is used to make this  bread so you need to started a day in advance. Ingredients :  For starter 1/2 tsp – instant…

‘Momos’ recipe – finally!

It all started in the Stobey’s😊. A small but tidy pizzeria at the corner of busy Wellington street facing towards a big church like seeking it’s blessing by bending humbly in front of it. There were we! Looking at each other. I suppose,it was looking at me🙄. I had heard so many bad things about…

Chilli Oil🌶

Chilli oil..what can you possibly use it for? It’s only limited to your own imagination😊. Serve with hot crispy pakoras or steamy dumplings or any rice or noodle dish or you can stir-fry vegetables in it. Anything,literally! Let’s start. As I am writing this recipe I am dipping a piece of savory pancake with green…

‘Bolani’ – Afghan Flatbread

‘Would you like to sit with that couple over there?’, a waiter asked me as all tables at the pizzeria were taken. I said yes,hesitating a bit. I thought,I am being a disturbance in their good time. Thats why I never liked going alone in restaurants. For me,going to any food place is an experience…

L.D.I.5 : Victorian Milk Bread

When I searched for “Victorian Milk Bread” recipe,the top result was showing me the same recipe that I followed. This recipe is by Eric Treuille and Ursula Ferrigno. No doubt this is the best recipe to follow. For me the main attraction was the shape of the loaf-‘S’ shaped. And as the name says,it is…

Chicken Bihari Kebab

The feeling of “hate” towards rain turned into “what a beautiful season it is!” as I got to spend the weekend on the hill station in the beautiful western ghats..’Mahabaleshwar’. In the earlier evening I was looking for a way out of crowded, dirty roads and the next morning,actually at the dawn I was enjoying…

Spaghetti aglio e olio with soya chunks

I have a friend with whom I generally talk about food and whenever we are not talking about food still we end up talking about food😬.The other day while I was talking with this friend of mine,I realized, There are number of dishes that I have made myself before tasting them in restaurants or stalls….

Coconut Cake😋

I was drowned in the coconuty aroma!The coconuty waves were painting all of my things into it’s color. What a coincidence!! Coconut flavored chocolates, biscuits, pina-colada drink and even my shower gel, shampoo all was in the coconut variants. It was like god telling me to make something coconuty to eat too(Like god has only…

L.D.I. 4 : Daktyla

This sesame seed coated bread is traditionally made with yellow flour. A blend of white and whole-wheat flour mixed with finely ground cornmeal. In Greece,the bread is commonly known as Daktyla, meaning fingers,because it is broken into fingers of bread to eat. Ingredients : 2 tsp – dry yeast 1¼ cups – water 2½ cups…

Spicy Corn Cups

“Don’t play with your food!” How many of you and how many times you heard of it?? Most probably everyone and everyday especially in your childhood. And now we are saying the same thing to children sitting on dining table😁😬. Do you know what I think?I think that we love to play with our food….

Mathha/Flavoured Buttermilk

This is a frequent visitor at our home,as temperature is generally 34°c to 35°c. Actually it completes a meal. Some FMCG companies also selling these but we are obsessed with home food. Unless and until we eat home food,we don’t feel like we have eaten something. Let it be a simple flavored buttermilk and rice…