Party Food

Awesome finger food recipes which are just perfect for any kind of party

Mangalorean Chicken Ghee Roast

Authentic Mangalorean Chicken Ghee Roast made with whole spices,tamrind and jaggery.

The first time I had this particular dish was in 2011,when I was visiting Bangalore to meet my then boyfriend, now husband.We went to this iconic but now slightly shady pub with our friends  and at the end of the night ,in search of some sustenance, ordered Chicken Ghee Roast with Aapams. Since then,I have …

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Baked Parmesan Hasselback Potatoes

Baked Parmesan Crusted Hasselback Potatoes

I am recently very influenced with the Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat.It’s not a recipe book but a cooking book.This book teaches you the tricks of trade which are very rarely found in the modern-day recipe books.This book  teaches you about real cooking, the art and science …

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Extremely Decadent Flourless Chocolate Cake

5 ingredient Gluten free Dark Chocolate cake

There are a few things as attractive as a Chocolate Cake,not necessarily in its appearance but anticipation,it’s almost as if the cake has invisible tentacles pulling you towards it, even if you don’t want it. When I first chanced upon this gooey fudgy flourless Chocolate Cake which has no flour to dilute and  distract from …

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Indian Minced Chicken Recipe

How to make Minced Chicken Curry

Writing about Indian Food is difficult for me because more often than not I am just throwing stuff in my pot, adjusting as I go..I do start out with a rough idea in my mind..decide on the big things first..like will I be using vegetables or meat or chicken but from then on it’s more …

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Twice Baked Chettinad Chicken Potatoes

Twice Baked Chettinad Chicken Potatoes with Cheese.

Before I became a mother I was extremely judgemental, forever judging parents of small children for not putting in enough effort to dress up…judging their kids for their runny noses,loud shrieks and haldi stains. But after having a baby my world has truly changed.I have started to understand the back stories now,the poor hassled mothers …

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Baked Chicken Wings

Baked Wings three ways- Tandoori , Jalapeno Chipotle and Honey Sriracha

Cooking is a learning curve.I learn new techniques and flavour pairings everyday.I have recently started buying cookbooks(thanks for the initiation Gopika Bashi!) and there is sooo much to try and experience! I bought this amazing cookbook called “The best Recipes in the world” by Mark Bittman.This book is like dipping your little toe in each …

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Herb Infused Dipping Oil

Herb Infused Dipping Oil

Ever tasted those fancy dipping oils at the supermarket and go wohoooo! Well that happened to me but they were so darn overpriced that I just finished the samples and skedaddled as fast as I could. On my morning jaunt to namdhari(our neighbourhood organic store) I found all kinds of fresh herbs and I bought …

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Versatile Vanilla Cake Three Ways!

Versatile vanilla cake three ways

If you get your basic vanilla cake recipe right then you can make just about a zillion cakes with it.All you need to master is that one recipe. In this post I want to show you how you can tweak one recipe to create multiple cakes. This is my go to recipe for any celebration cakes now.I made …

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Classic Vanilla Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Classic Vanilla Cake with Buttercream Frosting

This is the dreamiest cake I have ever made.Classic Vanilla  layered Cake with sea green vanilla buttercream frosting. Definitely not a skinny recipe so skip this post if that’s what you are looking for.I do have some healthy cake/bread recipes on the blog if that’s what you want.But if you want a classic vanilla cake recipe …

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cake

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cake

Introducing our son “Vansh” to all you guys! This burst of cuteness graced us on 12 Feb 2017.I want to say it was the happiest day of my life but that’s not accurate.Everyday my happiness grows with Vansh. As much as my pregnancy was difficult (or annoying) because of my gestational diabetes,with having to take …

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