CHOCOLATE FINGER CAKE 

The girls love to help me in the kitchen; weighing things on the scale, measuring using the teaspoons, tasting as we go along. I enjoy their company and enthusiasm and we share the joy of a perfect bake. This cake is special as we baked for a very dear friend; my girls suggested we should... Continue Reading →

Vanilla & Chocolate Swirl cookies

These used to be my favorite cookies but I hadn’t made them for a very long time due to the dietary restrictions/ intolerances. Recently, I had an extended breakfast over at a friend's place who had baked these delicious chocolate pinwheel cookies and it reminded me of how much I used to love them so... Continue Reading →

SABUDANA(Tapioca Sago) KHICHADI

Sabudana Khichdi is one of my favorite dish to have during fasting. If you dont know, we Indians fast during some festivals like navratri / mahashivratri to show our love & respect to God & we are allowed to eat fruits & certain dishes only. I have attempted to make this many times , but... Continue Reading →

CHICKEN SHAMMI KEBAB

We make these often, and in different shapes and sizes as part of different recipes. In spaghetti and meat balls, in burger pattice, in seekh kebab sandwich rolls, in samosa, in chicken keema biryani and pot pies amongst the many others. We slice up the left over pattice to add to quinoa/ rice/ pasta’s or... Continue Reading →

Yogurt Rice/ Curd Rice

Nothing beats the heat like yogurt rice, it is light on the tum, aids digestion and great way to utilize leftover rice. Yogurt is called curd back home and this is a south indian recipe that has found its way into our hearts and kitchen.  Here is my take on Curd Rice, I hope you... Continue Reading →

VEGETARIAN GREEN PAPAYA SALAD

I first tasted this crunchy, mildly tangy, sweet and spicy salad back in 2007, it was our first anniversary dinner and we decided to go to Pad Thai (little gem of a restaurant in Madinat Jumeirah with gorgeous setting overlooking the water canal, it offers amazing food and great service - no affiliation, just a... Continue Reading →

CHOCO MOUSSE

After my marriage when I moved to Dubai, I hardly knew anyone . We were invited to Awdhesh's friends house for a party. Since I was meeting everyone for the first time, I thought of baking something. I made my way in to my amazing dubai family with this #chocomousse. Everyone loved this & me... Continue Reading →

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