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Baking Cake Chocolate Cookbook HomeCooked

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
Amchi Chitrapur Saraswat Event

The Aamchi Pop-Up

Having been brought up in a foreign country, I wasn’t privy to the regular traditions that others in India were – our Diwali consisted of parties; Holi was a forgotten affair – I’d never really burst firecrackers (thank God!) or played with colours, Ganesh…

July 1, 2019
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
Article Kashmiri Travel Uncategorized

Kashmir – A Winter Wonderland

The past four years have been pretty amazing for me travel wise. I’ve been to places I’d never thought I would go to. I visited Jordan way back in 2015; Amsterdam in 2016; Italy (along with a short stop at Frankfurt) in 2017; Delhi-Agra-Amritsar…

May 10, 2019
Bohra Cuisines HomeCooked Mains Mutton/Lamb

Bohra Dal Gosht

Just the other day I exclaimed to a friend that I don’t think I’d have even tried making Bohri food had I not shifted to Dubai in 2015. Prior to that, we used to get our fix from my mother-in-law’s house – so be…

May 2, 2019