Salted Caramel Banana Loaf Cake

Banana is a favorite fruit in my home. Since it is gone as soon as it is placed in my fruit bowl, chance of getting it to the black dot stage for the banana cake is near to impossible. If I need to make banana cake, I either buy bananas that has started to get…

Pound Cake on my mind

I am a struggling blogger. I like to think about food, write about food and all my photographs are at its best when it’s about food. But how do I blog regularly? I want to do it consistently. Strategizing this in mind, and shuffling lots of things that are there on my plate right now…

No Puff Potpie

During this one month of diet, I have improvised on the high carb diet we are on to make it to the lowest possible carb version. Going on this diet has made me realize the amount of carb we eat. I thought it impossible to remove the carbs entirely. But thankfully, with the diet plan that…

Paneer Roti

With all the things I have been posting, you might be thinking I have ditched my diet… No! I have not. This diet is my personal best. Thanks to my trainer, Iram from S.Q.U.A.T.S,  the changing meal plans have helped me and my BH to keep on to the diet. Yes, we are both in…

PopCorn Balls

My kids are hardcore junk eaters, they love eating sweet things (got it from my Better Half – BH). Baking cookies and cakes came to me because of them. I have never been a conscious nutritionist. My food mantra is that, if you eat in moderation –  no food is bad. All said, you will…

Shammi Kebab

During a Ramadan, last year I think. Ninu and I were discussing  about iftar snacks. She told me about this Kebab which was easy to make with the Shaan Shammi Kebab spice mix. Unfortunately, I did not make for that Ramadan. After a couple of months,on a shopping expedition to lulu, I saw this spice…

Paneer Biriyani – On a diet

I AM ON A DIET!!!!!! Being a foodie, being on diet means getting a jail term for me!!  I cannot imagine restricting myself on anything that relates to food. When this love of my life started to get under my skin and started dictating how my life had to be led, I did not like…

Chocolate cake

  “Happiness is when you know, there is cake in the oven” even more so if it is a chocolate cake!!! I love baking cakes. My kids love that I bake cakes. My husband just stuffs up his mouth with the cake and takes another one before he finishes the slice! We all love cake….

Easy Chicken Lasagne

Lasagna and pasta is something I like to make for a quick dinner. If there is some marinated meat in the freezer even better. I happened to see the new products from Puck the last time I went grocery shopping – Tomato sauce with cream and Bechamel sauce. The list of ingredients at the back…

Beef Cutlet

Having a cup of hot coffee or tea with a spicy meat cutlet is like having your best friend over for a sleepover and talking to her about your deep secrets! For me the tea and spicy cutlet is a perfect match! Like Laila Majnoo!! Major tips for making crispy cutlets are to keep the…

Chilli Mushroom

We Indians love our Chinese food! The Chinese style sauces and the spiciness brings out a great form of cuisine in itself. The Indo-Chinese cuisine. The Indo-Chinese cuisine is believed to be developed by the Chinese population of Kolkatta (according to wiki). It is a tricky way of cooking, if you are used to our…

Spring Onion Paratha

Indian breads are very versatile. You will find breads or rotis as we call it made with any possible flour made in different parts of India. Being a native of a small state in India, Kerala I can say that we have hundreds of options of making the bread or pathiris with rice flour. So…