Baking Fruit HomeCooked

Banana Bread in COVID

I really believe that it is very important for all home cooks to have a few seasoned recipes up their sleeve. One of those is a good banana bread. Along with brownies, a good pasta, a damn good casserole. But I digress. I mean,…

April 19, 2020
Baking Desserts Fruit HomeCooked

Roasted Fig Frangipane Galette

I am back after a short hiatus. Had a bake sale last month - a spur of the moment decision, which gave me great insight into the palate of Mumbai's foodies. Been busy with work since then, and although I have been cooking loads,…

February 15, 2014
Desserts Egg Fruit HomeCooked

Lime Meringue Cupcakes with Lime Curd

Lemons and limes are very different from each other - while lemons are bigger, yellow and have a thick rind/skin, limes are smaller often green (it gets yellow once it ripens), more tart and has a thinner skin. Of late, I've fallen head over…

May 5, 2013
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Tea-time

Mango-Chilli Cupcakes

The food world is filled with classic flavour combinations: apple-cinnamon, lamb-rosemary, garlic-almost anything, steak-onions, chocolate-hazelnut (read nutella), chicken-cherry tomatoes, tomato-basil-mozzarella and much more. Now, I love all these combinations, but then sometimes, the mind aspires for the unique; something you haven't tried before. So,…

April 25, 2013
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Uncategorized

Inspired – Mango Pavlova

The mango season is here, and I've been going crazy trying out new things with this luscious fruit. One of them was the Roasted Corn and Mango Salad, which is so simple and easy. Another one was a dessert. I made a mango pavlova…

April 25, 2013
Fruit HomeCooked Salad

Fresh Mango and Roasted Corn Salad

Mangoes are here! As a child, every time we visited India in the summers, I was subjected to mangoes all the time. Green mangoes (kairi) with chilli powder and salt (lip smacking) or simple aamras with pooris (which soon became a staple for a…

April 17, 2013