Pav Bhaji

This post is updated with better pictures and some extra tips on the recipe Usually a significant part of my summer is spent in my hometown of Mumbai with my parents and eating a year’s worth of Mumbai’s street food within a week. Since this summer turned out the way it did, I simply had…

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Chunky Marinara Sauce

The most popular sauce or side for bread is marinara sauce and it works best with everyone’s favorite bread-Pizza! I realised I have not posted about my chunky marinara sauce as yet on my blog and this is as good a time as any to remedy that. It stays good in the refrigerator up to…

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Roasted red pepper hummus

One of the most popular sides for breads is hummus. I have always wanted to make the roasted red pepper hummus and since I found myself with too many of red bell peppers this seems like the perfect time. Hummus is such an easy and versatile dish and can be a simple one with just…

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Mango Shrikhand

This mango shrikhand is a lovely side to the varied flatbreads we make. As delicious as breads are, most people don’t like to eat them as is. We need some accompaniment to go with them. Since it is summer a mango side is the need of the hour. I chanced upon some delicious juicy alphonso…

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Potato Skins

These potato skins saved me from messing up this theme of USA cuisine. I originally planned on a s’mores mug cake which fell through. So I fell back on potatoes which is the ultimate saviour as also very American. The daughter loves it and that is a huge benefit. I also figured I could to…

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Rewena Paraoa

Rewena bread is a traditional Maori potato sourdough bread, known as Rewena Paraoa. The Maori are indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Paraoa is the Maori word for bread. The word rewena comes from the root word ‘rewa’, which is a potato. Rewena bread is made with fermented potato instead of yeast, which gives the…

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Sourdough discard Cookies

Since we have a lot of sourdough discard from all the sourdough we fed and developed, it is time to put them to good use by baking some delicious cookies. This is a quick and easy bunch of cookies to bake and we get to finish up all the discard from the refrigerator. Good deal…

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Sourdough Sandwich Loaf

Once we have our sourdough starter ready, the next exciting job is to be bake a lovely loaf of bread. I have baked this loaf multiple times with all purpose flour, with part wheat flour and seeded loaf too. All of the loaves turned out amazing and I have loved every version of it. I…

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Stuffed Vegetables

Ever since my daughter changed schools, I have been having a tough time. The school provides her a lovely lunch and so now I am left to cooking lunches only for myself. If you are not aware, the most boring thing ever is cooking for one. So my strategy is to plan my blog posts…

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