Butterly delicious puff pastry

There is a right time and a wrong time for everything. Somethings happen at the exact moment they should and others at the exact moment that they should not. I recently started practising a healthier lifestyle, as in not as healthy as it needs to be but healthier than I have done before. So my prime motive was to reimagine and recreate most recipes to … Continue reading Butterly delicious puff pastry

Hasselback Potatoes

I am in forever need of items that lend themselves easily to cooking for one. Lunch is a solitary affair and if there is something more boring than eating alone it is cooking for one. My perfect lunch would be tasty, easy and quick to make. So when I came across this recipe for hasselback potatoes, I knew I had struck gold. INGREDIENTS Potatoes   … Continue reading Hasselback Potatoes

Rosemary and Sesame seeds Sunflower Bread

Now here is another bread…finally I am justifying the name of my blog! Yay! As I said before, make the dough using the standard bread recipe. After Step 8, divide the dough into 4 parts in increasing sizes. Take the largest piece of the dough and roll it into a round shape like a roti. Cut it from the centre in four directions. Make further cuts … Continue reading Rosemary and Sesame seeds Sunflower Bread

Stuffed and Braided Bread

This is a simple stuffed bread / masala bread. here we bake the bread with some spicy stuffing in it. You can have a sweet stuffing as well. I used a mix of paneer, mushroom, herbs, spring onion, coriander leaves, chilly powder and salt. I did not cook or fry it. I just mixed all of the stuffing in a bowl. Use this bread recipe for … Continue reading Stuffed and Braided Bread

Oats and vegetable tikka

Did you know Radio City is organizing a cookery contest across the country in various apartment complexes. It held one in my apartment last Sunday. The process was that they would select three best dishes and those cooks needed to participate in the second round where they had to cook within 45 minutes and ingredients available and that one had to be a rice dish. … Continue reading Oats and vegetable tikka

Wheat Jaggery Cake

My mother gave me almost a kilo of jaggery the last time she visited. She expected me to make puran poli and kozhakatai for the husband. But I was very keen to try baking with jaggery. It is definitely healthier than sugar and I could bake more often without adding a teaspoon of guilt along the way. So, I found this recipe and immediately started … Continue reading Wheat Jaggery Cake

Strawberry Jam Muffin Tragedy

Suddenly, I had a craving for strawberry muffins. I hunted for strawberries for almost a week but could not find good ones anywhere near home. Finally I found this recipe and settled on the next to best option. It was simple and the pictures looked delicious. But unfortunately the power at home decided to play truant at the exact time it should not, while baking. The muffin … Continue reading Strawberry Jam Muffin Tragedy