Nutella Strawberry Hand Pies

Edit  Edit    Our love affair with Nutella is going strong. Today I decided to up the ante a little and bake something with Nutella. I finally picked some strawberries which were enticing me from atop the fruit counter in the local supermarket for quite some time. The daughter has been seeing strawberries only in her picture book and so was delighted when she could actually touch … Continue reading Nutella Strawberry Hand Pies

Dragon fruit Nutella Smoothie

I am discovering that creating a dish with Nutella is as easy as it is tough. It’s easy because Nutella pairs well with almost anything and gives it a beautiful chocolate-y touch. But it’s tough because Nutella hardly ever goes anywhere from the jar except directly into my mouth. It’s as if my hand, on auto pilot directs every spoon full of Nutella to me … Continue reading Dragon fruit Nutella Smoothie

Nutella Feta Delight

  This is funny but I have never tried Nutella before. Like never ever. Like, the jar you see in the picture above is my first ever jar of Nutella. Yeah, I know. How do people like me exist? I don’t know why but I always equated Nutella to peanut butter and I am not a big fan of peanut butter. But then the Blogging … Continue reading Nutella Feta Delight

Cauliflower Parathas

      After months of prep, mom is finally here. That means two things – one I get a good break from the kitchen and second we get some lip smacking dishes to eat. This cauliflower paratha is one such. It’s drool worthy. It’s true despite my excessive bias towards mom’s cooking. It is simple but needs to be made with some care and then it … Continue reading Cauliflower Parathas

Pizza Cups

I am always looking for guilt free ways to have cheese. This is one of my favorite ones. Minimum all purpose flour and lots of oats and wheat. Plus cheese. Yumm world ahead…. I adapted this recipe from here. I tried the recipe as a pizza itself. It turned out wonderful. Then I also added some ragi flour to the mix and even that was … Continue reading Pizza Cups

Herbed Fantails

Yeast is beautiful. Yeast is magical. It looks so simple and nice. Add some sugar and water, it transforms into a frothy delight spreading its fragrance around. All it needs is some flour to carry along in its awesome journey to becoming an airy, delicious loaf of bread. Every time I pull out my packet of yeast, I get all excited and amazed and start … Continue reading Herbed Fantails

Gulab Jamun Mix Muffins

I write this blog post mainly for two reasons – 1. Blogging Marathon time again. yay! 2. More importantly, to serve me as an eternal reminder – Never trust the Husband with grocery shopping. Like never ever! We travel 100 kms once a month to the ‘nearest’ Indian grocery store. The scene is usually a very crowded shop that is as big as the inside … Continue reading Gulab Jamun Mix Muffins

Vendhiyam Dosa / Fenugreek Crepe

This is one of my favorite dosa recipes. The best part is that it’s healthy as well and hence I can shut out all the guilt that comes from eating other favorite foods like buttery crossiants for example. Also, it’s a cooling dish which is the need of everyday in this tropical heat! The not so good part is the amount of time it takes … Continue reading Vendhiyam Dosa / Fenugreek Crepe