COCONUT CARAMEL MINI BITES

    I was speaking to a friend last week and she asked “So what’s the plan for Valentine’s Day?”  Am I the only one who gets asked stupid questions? Every year I reply “Nothing special” and feel like a freak. This time I answered “Oh I am wearing my new black, lacy corset with the…

KHOW SUEY(MY WAY)

Happy New Year dear readers, visitors, my regulars and the irregulars. By the time you read this we will be half way through the month. Its been one hell of a roller coaster year for us. Moving cities, setting up home in a new place for the 3rd time, a certain loveable boy in my…

DIWALI SWEETS

SANKAR PALA & NANKHATAI Yes, its Diwali time for us Indians. In every household in India in whatever way and whichever form everyone will celebrate Diwali, whether it lighting lamps, doing Laxmi Pooja or kids bursting crackers. It’s so Indian to celebrate Diwali, irrespective of your faith, community, class. This year we are in Singapore,…

GOBI MANCHURIAN

A fusion of Indian and Chinese cuisine, where the slogan “Hindi Chinny Bhai Bhai” is revealed in a new and tastier Light

MINIMALISTIC MASALA POTATOES

  Hey there my Lovelies…wondering if I had fled the coop! Well, well I am back, yes back blogging but not in the same place, city or country. To cut a long story short I have moved …city, countries, homes. I am in Super organised, well-lined up, super super clean and extremely disciplined Singapore. Yes…

KOUIGN AMAAN- DARING KITCHEN CHALLENGE

For those of you who don’t thing of bread beyond the yeasted dough or a breakfast toast and butter, here is a pastry from “bread-heaven”. A challenge to pronounce- Kwee-Ahmaan and a bigger challenge to control yourself from polishing it off in one go. Imagine the very French croissant’s coupling with buttery puff pastry and…

PIES

  Apple Pie and Mince Pies Since the New Year has started I have been struggling to get off the sugar, flour and butter wagon and do it healthy. As a result I have been a bit crabby (LOL). Its not easy you know, for a person who has been popping cookies, gorging on cake…

DARING BAKERS’ CHALLENGE- NUT AND SEED LOAF

NUT & SEED LOAF (with onions and spices) Every month I look into the Daring Bakers’ home with great expectations and trepidation. Once I have the challenge lodged in my head I go about life waiting for tomorrow to happen and yet by the 15th I haven’t moved a muscle or given it a thought…

Yogurt and Cucumber Garlic Dip

      This is the desi version of the Greek Tzatziki. Its a go to dip, really easy, minimal chopping and only mixing. It goes well with crackers, chips, nachos and is a good alternative to a heavy cheese sauce during the warm summers. Make sure you make a huge bowl if you are serving it with…