Peach & Apple Cobbler

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication .” – Leonardo Da Vinci It was a warm day yesterday, however that did not stop me from baking this warm wonderful dessert for lunch. As always, it’s simple and easy to put it all together with ingredients that are found in every kitchen. Warm puddings and desserts are a…

PARIPPU PAYASAM

I maybe miles away but the spirit of Onam always stays close to my heart. Onam is the national festival of Kerala and it is celebrated by all, regardless of religion, caste etc with equal enthusiasm. It is also known as the harvest festival of Kerala and is usually celebrated on the 22nd day of…

Matcha Tea Cake

Did you know that ‘Matcha’ is the new coffee? Matcha comes from the Camella sinensis plant . It’s grown differently and has a unique nutrient profile. Matcha is Japanese style green tea in a quick definition and has a lot of health benefits – it is rich in antioxidants, helps protect the liver and heart…

Spiced Pumpkin and Walnut Cake

“Pumpkin and spice is everything nice.” My way of destressing is get into the kitchen and BAKE. Anything! This time it was a big wedge of pumpkin that was staring back at me when I opened the fridge. It’s a pumpkin cake this time . Pumpkins have thick shells and contain seeds. The benefits of…

Banana Loaf

“No matter what the recipe, any baker can do wonders in the kitchen with some good ingredients and an upbeat attitude.” –Buddy Valastro All of us at home love banana cake, it’s a great way to make use of overripe bananas. It’s moist and delicious, the fresh flavour of banana in every bite and to…

Carrot and Ginger Cake

A light airy cake that is so easy to make – grated fresh carrot that keeps the cake so moist and a taste of ginger in very bite. I like to keep it simple but if you want to serve this as a dessert a dash of cream cheese frosting would do . When I…

Summer salad

“One of the benefits of eating salad is that you can eat tons of it and never be satisfied.” – Jim Gaffigan A salad is nothing but lots of vegetables or fruits cut into small pieces and tossed with a dressing or a vinaigrette. A protein could be added and the dressing could vary from…

Mocha Soufflé

Coffee and chocolate – the inventor of Mocha should be sainted. -Cherise Sinclair Mocha soufflé – a very light dessert that has the subtle flavour of coffee along with the elixir of life- chocolate. A double whammy! At home, specially during the weekends, everybody is looking for something sweet to finish off the meal, could…

Walnut Butter Cake with a Vanilla Glaze

Easter is around the corner, and I thought I would put up a recipe for a simple, delicious cake all of you could try this Easter. All the ingredients are easily available in your kitchen and let me tell you, this cake could be the showstopper. I love baking and trying out different flavours and…

Spicy chicken (Dry)

“Follow your bliss especially when it leads you to the smell of a well – cooked chicken curry.” Chicken is such a versatile protein, there is so much you can do. We, as a family love chicken and let me tell you there are so many lip- smacking options . This spicy chicken is a…