Christmas Pop Tarts

Remember when we were young, living in India, watching English TV shows, watching kids put fancy rectangle shaped sweet tarts frosted with icing & sprinkles and think where can I get this? I used to fantasize about Pop Tarts and Twizzlers (yeah fat kid problem), when I used to spot their ads in Archie's Comics. … Continue reading Christmas Pop Tarts

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Peaches & Plums Tart

I love fruits. I can literally stuff my face with fruits all day. I like to call them desserts from heaven. Taking these small tokens of deliciousness and using them to make different types of desserts is so satisfying. I love to work with seasonal fruits. Monsoon brings the arrival of Peaches, Plums, Cherries and … Continue reading Peaches & Plums Tart

Sourdough Country Bread

Valentine's Day special series - Sourdough Country Bread. I love breads, I love baking them, I love eating them. Since my run in with the process of making of a Sourdough, I am totally in love with it. I feel the earthy, old school feel to it, is pure pleasure. And don't get me started … Continue reading Sourdough Country Bread

Lemon & Rosemary Loaf Cake

Valentine's Day is upon us. This year I will be showcasing the desserts I love. I will either be posting tried and tested recipes, which I have baked time again and have never disappointed me or I will be giving a special twist to my favorite desserts.  People declare their love for their special someone. … Continue reading Lemon & Rosemary Loaf Cake

The Sourdough Starter

Recently my new found love is baking bread. Bread is such a simple yet a complex thing to bake. But I am not talking about your regular commercial yeast leavened bread. I am talking about the ancient old technique but tastes out of this world bread. The process is long and time consuming. But once … Continue reading The Sourdough Starter

Gingerbread Doughnuts

Recently I was one of the few chefs who was talked about it in the article by Mid-day regarding baking Christmas goodies. They wanted something revolving around Gingerbread and hence I told them about Gingerbread Doughnuts. While we were talking about Gingerbread, a very good question was asked and that was - What makes the … Continue reading Gingerbread Doughnuts

Christmas Star Cinnamon Bread

As I have mentioned in the previous post - I am in the holiday mood and I absolutely love baking during this time. So mixing my current obsession bread and my long lasting obsession of baking Christmas-y goodies, I have made Christmas Star Cinnamon Bread - which is a cross between cinnamon roll and bread. … Continue reading Christmas Star Cinnamon Bread

Espresso Cupcakes

Coffee and desserts have a long loving relationship. Who doesn't love coffee in their desserts. Rather who doesn't love coffee! I love coffee. And I love it more in my desserts. It gives the dish a perfect bitter note, with a hint of its wonderful aroma. We all have added coffee to our chocolate cake … Continue reading Espresso Cupcakes

Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows

Marshmallows. These little pieces of sweetness are so versatile. Drop a couple of them in your hot chocolate, flavor is enhanced. Layer graham crackers, chocolate chips and marshmallows in a pan, pop them in the oven for a bit. You have S'mores ready. Melt the marshmallows in the microwave, you have Marshmallow fluff ready. And … Continue reading Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows

5 Food Documentaries You Need To Watch

Majority of my time goes in thinking about food, talking about food and obviously eating food. But there is also a time when I am watching movies, videos and documentaries about food. We all have seen movies that have inspired us to walk in the kitchen the minute its over and start cooking. But there … Continue reading 5 Food Documentaries You Need To Watch