Bread Upma 

I love cooking from seasonal vegetables, thanks to the recurring rains and strikes in Bangalore, getting fresh vegetables is becoming difficult in the neighbourhood.Add to it the monsoon , strict no no to green vegetables and what not, almost everything has germs and insects.Its getting quite challenging to keep everyday food interesting with a limitedRead more

Gastronomical Journeys: German Sauerkraut

sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is another great fermented salad that is very popular in eastern and Central Europe and of course Germany.Sauerkraut is a natural probiotic and perfect recipe for a unhealthy gut.Sauerkraut is not only a rich source of Vitamin C,B,K but it also contains important nutrients like calcium,magnesium,fiber,folate,iron,potassium,copper and manganese.Fermented foods are alkaline in nature and helpful in regulating the pH of your body which is imperative for good overall health.

Homemade Marinara Sauce 

marinara sauce

Homemade sauces are always the best, they are devoid of preservative and high levels of sodium.They are super easy to make and perfect for times you have fresh fruits and veggies from th market. INGREDIENTS Fresh Tomatoes-4 Onion-1 Garlic-4 cloves Green Chilli-1 Salt- to taste Black Pepper- 1 teaspoon Oil -1 tablespoon RECIPE Puree tomatoesRead more

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries are a great source of anti-oxidants, and what better than making a homemade cranberry sauce.Its perfect for toppings on pancakes, ice-creams,pie-fillings,frosting your cakes,filling your beignets(see recipe here),donuts.The sauce needs to be a slight bit of tangy and sweet to give you that much needed punch to spruce up everyday meals.Let’s go over to the rest of the post to learn how to make this simple and yummy cranberry sauce

Shahi Tukda

With Ramzan in full spring I thought of creating a sweet dish that is famous as a dessert in iftari meals.Shahi Tukda is  a bread pudding dessert of fried bread slices soaked in hot milk with spices, including cardamom and cinnamon. Shahi Tukda which has its roots in Mughlai cuisine. It is particularly prepared during the festive month of Ramadan and on Eid. The recipe usesRead more

The Perfect Cupcake Recipe

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How many of you have woken up in the middle of the night feeling like having a sweet or a quick snack.Raise of hands for those who spend several minutes staring at the refrigerator thinking what to eat. Experts may connect your food cravings to deficiencies in bodies, well I agree that is one way to look at it, but another way to look at it is do something about those cravings.Here is a super quick recipe for a choco-vanillia cupcake that can be made within 15min with very few ingredients which will already be present in your kitchen.If you want to stay awake you can convert this one to choco-coffee cupcakes.Also I believe that adding little bit of instant expresso and a pinch of salt brings out the taste of the chocolate.Want more?