Monthly Archive: December 2013

Baba cakes in a brandy/apple syrup 0

Baba cakes in a brandy/apple syrup

Year endings are pretty special. There’s more cooking happening.:)With all the cooking/blogging that’s going on in my life, I have become addicted to online shopping but it isn’t all kinds of stuff that I...

Dundee Cake 0

Dundee Cake

Dundee cake with mustard blooms in the background  Winter is usually the time when I tend to meet more people than the rest of the year. Our getting-together dinners and lunches have started which...

Piece of cake! 0

Piece of cake!

It’s the season of cakes and baking during this time of the year is indeed the most enjoyable! I thought I’d be blogging more in December but somehow I’m spending more time experimenting in...

A Curry of Cashew nuts, Mushrooms and Puffed Lotus Seeds 0

A Curry of Cashew nuts, Mushrooms and Puffed Lotus Seeds

I first came across the word makhana in Jiggs Kalra’s recipes but it wasn’t only recently that I used them in my cooking. Lotus seeds are pretty common in pickles but the puffed ones...

Cooking With Lai /Brassica juncea 0

Cooking With Lai /Brassica juncea

From left, clockwise:Brassica juncea, lai hon, lai with fish & lai bhaji Cliched as it may sound, the leafy greens that make us go lie la lie ( easiest lines to remember from Boxer)...

Ah, Delhi! 0

Ah, Delhi!

Pretty blooms sold on the roadside Now that my sons are (studying)  in Delhi, my trips and stay there is helping me familiarise with certain parts of  this city. Ber Sarai in south Delhi...

Undying Inc& Apple Desserts 0

Undying Inc& Apple Desserts

Undying Inc I had mentioned in my last post that one of India’s best-known metal bands Undying Inc would be performing in our city. They did and the show was awesome! And it was...

The Gourmet Jar 0

The Gourmet Jar

When I first read about Apeksha Jain’s The Gourmet Jar in the November issue of Good Housekeeping magazine I knew I had to taste her creations. It’s a feeling that is similar with a...

Cheddar Cheese Cookies 0

Cheddar Cheese Cookies

Some time back I made these cheese cookies with pepper and some chilli flakes. Not the best looking cookies but they tasted pretty good. The best part is that these are so easy to...