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Brownies!

You know that one recipe that you keep going back to every time someone requests it? For me, its Nigella Lawson’s brownies. Years ago, from my  ‘food-blogging-is-in days’, I had attended a waffle making competition at the erstwhile Cafe Sundance at Churchgate, Mumbai. And…

April 29, 2020
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
Asian Breakfast Egg HomeCooked Indian Mumbai

Schezwan Eggs

There was a time when Sunday mornings in Mumbai were carefree, brunch was the best meal eaten and the world of South Mumbai was open for us to explore since I lived in Gamdevi at that time. That’s when my friend Sneha would come…

May 13, 2019
HomeCooked Uncategorized

Rosemary & Lemon Loaf Cake

Winter has finally started to make an appearance in the UAE, and it is probably the best time of the year here! Cool breeze blows through my windows! Everyone is donning light jackets. Walks are so much more pleasant now. And all of the…

October 18, 2016
Baking Cake HomeCooked

Carrot Cake & a Movie

So, how many of you have watched 'The Hundred Foot Journey'? Well, I recently got the opportunity to watch a preview of the movie at Nehru Planetarium last week through an invite by Atout France and enjoyed it immensely. Now, I am no film…

August 9, 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 Quick-fixes

Banana-Cinnamon Cupcakes

I had a dessert disaster last week. It was such a disaster that it shook my confidence in baking, even though this was a no bake recipe. Ishaaq's friends were coming over for dinner and I was responsible for an eggless dessert since one…

February 7, 2013
Chocolate Desserts HomeCooked Quick-fixes

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Ever wondered about the chocolate lava cake? How is it that the moment you cut it open, a river of delicious molten chocolate just streams out? Magic? No, it's not, as I recently discovered. You just need to put a ball of cold ganache…

September 30, 2012