Saransh Goila's - India On My Platter

Saransh Goila's - India On My Platter

The first thing that struck me when I received the book ' India On My Platter' was its simplicity. No frills, no fancy culinary jargon, nothing high funda. In the quest to conquer the culinary world, we often make food way too complicated. Saransh's book is all about the magic ...

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Filter Kaapi Cake

Filter Kaapi Cake

If there is one thing you shouldn't miss when you visit a 'tambram' household, it is our piping hot filter kaapi. There is something special about sipping filter coffee, early in the morning while listening to the suprabhatam in M.S. Subbulakshmi's voice. I always loved it when my mum woke ...

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Champorado/ Tsampurado Tart

Champorado/ Tsampurado Tart

Chocolate and Rice sounds like a very unusual combination doesn't it? When I heard about the traditional Filipino 'champorado' or tsampurado [chocolate rice pudding], I was really intrigued. The sticky chocolaty rice, sweetened with milk and sugar feels a lot like a rich chocolaty kheer. Recently I received a book ...

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  • 5 Minute- Kiwi And Cilantro Chutney

    5 Minute- Kiwi And Cilantro Chutney

    Sweet, spicy and tangy, this simple condiment makes a great accompaniment for almost anything- think Indian street food, sandwiches, nachos, finger fries, wraps and the list could go on. But ...

  • Malpua Inspired Steamed Sponge Cake [Egg Free]

    Malpua Inspired Steamed Sponge Cake [Egg Free]

    Playing around with Indian flavours is my favourite way of cooking. I have been wanting to bake something inspired from 'Malpua' ever since Simran posted her malpua cookie recipe on ...

  • #3 Ingredient Gulab Jamun Cookies

    #3 Ingredient Gulab Jamun Cookies

    The buttery warm smell of freshly baked cookies always puts me in a great mood. I love cookies for the fact that they can be made with the simplest of ...

  • Fried Cake

    Fried Cake

    Kitchen disasters are a part and parcel of my culinary journey. Failed attempts don't stop me from trying out new dishes or experimenting more. Spending time with my mum in ...

  • Eggfree and Wholewheat Chocolate cake

    Eggfree and Wholewheat Chocolate cake

    I always seize the opportunity to showcase the 'healthier' way to bake. And a good chocolate cake never fails to impress. Aardra has a school event tomorrow. And guess what ...