Whole wheat orange muffins

    This is a recipe I am very sentimental about. This was the first recipe I baked. I started baking around two years ago and was pretty nervous. I had read up a lot on baking and everyone spoke about how important precise measurements are and how necessary it is to choose the right way…

Baked Potato Wedges

  Having a toddler at home means making more potatoes. It is one thing that they eat without much of a fuss. So I am always trying out different recipes with potatoes to keep the variety and health aspects intact. But once in a way, a little indulgence is allowed, right? I found this amazing…

Orange & choco chip cookies

Guess what, I won a cookbook giveaway! I love giveaways and participate in them with full gusto, especially when its a cookbook at the end of the rainbow. Last month, I won 500 Cookies:the only cookie compendium you’ll ever need in a giveaway hosted by Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen. So, as you can guess, my answer…

Cheesy Ropes

This week’s theme at the Blogging Marathon is tea time snacks. This reminds me of this awesome samosa kachori shop in Bangalore which was very close home. Usually the husband would walk to the store around 4 pm during weekends and get fresh and hot kachoris (for me) and samosas (for him) and we would…

Baked Spinach & Corn

  I have seen and heard so much about baked spinach and corn but somehow I have never tried making it. I always end up making pasta with white sauce and forget about this wonderful combination. So when my favorite chef on TV, Venkatesh Bhat showed his recipe I knew I had to make it….

 Bechamel Sauce

  Did you know that white sauce is not just flour, butter and milk? I did not know that for so many years. Recently I found a more flavorful recipe from the Venkatesh Bhat show and I had to try it immediately. And I like the name too – Bechamel Sauce!      Makes around…

Butterscotch Sauce

   To imagine that I did not know butterscotch sauce is this easy to make!! When I picked on the dips and sauces theme for this week’s blogging marathon, I wanted one sweet sauce just for the variety. I was trying to look for some rich chocolate sauce when I chanced upon this recipe for…

Sour cream & cheese dip

My brother is here for a week nd so the days are full of chatting, laughing and lots of eating. He is probably the only person who likes absolutely everything I make. So it’s fun to be cooking and baking for him. Dips are one of his favorite eats and he likes dips with everything….