Dec 092013
 
Mini Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Do I apologize? Can I apologize? Crap, I’m at loss of words after taking such a long break. Any reasoning is an excuse not that I can give a rational one. But I can wholeheartedly say I love being back. I’m working on trying recipes and taking pictures but this cake is something I made long ago which didn’t make it to the blog. Very easy to make and fool proof recipe, if you follow Want to know more about this recipe?

Sep 102013
 
Checker Board Cookies

“I like it that order exists somewhere even if it shatters near me.” — Elizabeth Moon, The Speed of Dark I’m far from organized and any resemblance of pattern and monotony is boring to me but there’s something about patterns that’s mesmerizing to look, isn’t it? If you give me two colors and ask me if I would like to create my own pattern or order them as per a pre-notioned list I would definitely Want to know more about this recipe?

Aug 132013
 
Tres Leches Cake

“Tres Leches” in Spanish mean “Three Milk” and as you can now guess this cake is a sponge cake or a butter cake immersed in three kinds of milk (evaporated milk, condensed milk, and heavy cream). This cake is very popular in many birthday parties and I’ve been wanting to make this cake for a very long time. Tres Leches is pronounced as “Trey Lay Chays” and I would love to learn the right way Want to know more about this recipe?

Jul 312013
 
Kashmiri Pulao

Kashmiri cuisine is very rich and aromatic with mild and sweet taste that’s usually due to the addition of fruits and nuts and calls for a celebratory occasion to enjoy such exquisite dishes. Often exquisite dishes needs elaborate preparation that are labor intensive and my lazy bones just wouldn’t budge. When I saw this dish and the promises of richness with ease in preparation made me pump my fist in the air to have landed Want to know more about this recipe?

Jul 232013
 
Garlic Kara Pori

Summer is in full swing and we are finally enjoying some warm weather. The best part of Summer is spending time with my kids but just like all good things my time with them comes with a price. Between playing a role of an “all time and all things” negotiator and entertainer I’m overwhelmed with their constant demands of giving them a snack every few hours because they are unable to differentiate between boredom and Want to know more about this recipe?

Jun 252013
 
Soya Chunks Kofta Curry

Losing weight is an ongoing battle that I struggle to keep pace every now and then. When I curiously asked my doctor how come I don’t lose weight even though I eat consciously and try to exercise as much as I can. His simple answer a typical male answer where everything in the universe can be simplified in to a single equation amount of weight loss = calorie in – calorie out(expelled during exercise or Want to know more about this recipe?

Jun 112013
 
Jalfrezi Vegetables

We deal with peer pressure from schools to work and anywhere else and its better we don’t let them affect us (Easier said than done isn’t it?). I sometimes feel peer pressure is just not applicable to us but to dishes and cuisine. When I heard “Jalfrezi” I immediately assumed that its got to be complicated with rich exotic taste and the hype went on without scanning through the recipe as such. Poor thing I Want to know more about this recipe?

May 152013
 
Mushroom Peas Makhani

First, my apologies…I’ve been hibernating in my hermit hole the past few days for reasons I’m unable to decipher myself. That being said, I’ve truly felt the extra love, attention, and care from my family, friends(including my lovely blogger friends) and their understanding and support during this low period of my life. Snapping out of the irrelevant emotions this recipe which is due over a month ago is from one of my fellow blogger and Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 232013
 
Ragi Dosa [Finger Millet Crepes]

Many of my Indian friends come from different parts of India and with so much diversity I’m fortunate to be exposed to be multiple facets of the rich Indian culinary. This recipe comes from special friend, Geeta who happen to be an expert and has a good hand with the whims and wham of cooking healthy, yet delicious meals.When I wanted to cook something from Andhra (a Southern State of India) I was preparing myself Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 152013
 
Baby corn & Mushroom Soup

My recent slack of being adventurous in the kitchen has made me open the thinking doors in my brain or a self-reflection both of which I rarely do. The reasoning I was close to accepting for my lack of being myself or being enthusiastic to new things is sheer laziness or the endless saga of expectations that I’ve been shouldering without a moment to breath and with no appreciation. Without awareness to my constant train of Want to know more about this recipe?