A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: December 2016

Tutti Frutti Bread/Fruit Bread

Tutti Frutti Bread/Fruit Bread

This recipe has wonderful nostalgic days when I was a small child and this bread was bought as it was sweet and fruity!I remember eating the tutti fruity and throwing away the bread much to my mother’s dismay but this was a favourite of mine […]

Christmas Pudding/Christmas Plum Pudding

Christmas Pudding/Christmas Plum Pudding

This is a very special post this year as this was one of the best conquests I made this Christmas!I made the pudding which turned our to be extremely delicious and mouthwatering! You can either buy ceramic pudding bowls from Mason Cash – they are […]

Sweet Mixed Fruit Pachadi (a South Indian delicious mixed fruit accompaniment)

Sweet Mixed Fruit Pachadi (a South Indian delicious mixed fruit accompaniment)

A “Pachadi” in South India means an accompaniment for the main course.There are numerous kinds of Pachadi,most of them Yogurt based,some of them Tamarind based and others like this which allow the ingredients to soak in their own juices.This is a rare Pachadi made with […]

Lemon Butter Bars

Lemon Butter Bars

These are great cookies for Christmas dinner parties and sending to short distances like to your neighbours!This is a delicious shortbread base with the ultimate Lemon Curd topping!I guarantee you one thing – One bite of this and your mouth is completely refreshed by the […]

Moravian Spice Cookies

Moravian Spice Cookies

Moravia ia a beautiful and historic country in the Czech Republic!A speciality of the place are Moravian Cookies or Moravian Spice Crisps as they are called.A special type of fluted cookie cutter (like a pie pan edge) is used for these delicious cookies but as […]

Gingerbread (The modern way)

Gingerbread (The modern way)

I had posted the recipe of traditional Christmas Gingerbread last Christmas time.For the recipe refer to this link : Traditional Christmas Gingerbread If you read through the recipe you will notice one classic characteristic – No baking powder is used in traditional Gingerbread!Reason – Baking […]

Pulikachal (A delicious Ginger,Chilli and Tamarind Sauce)

Pulikachal (A delicious Ginger,Chilli and Tamarind Sauce)

This recipe is synonymous with almost all Palakkad Iyers and is used in diverse ways.“Puli” means Tamarind and “Kachal” means cooking by boiling method.So this essentially means a thick Tamarind sauce which has been seasoned and thickened by boiling into a thick sauce or chutney […]

Genoa Cake

Genoa Cake

Genoa Cake as the name says comes from the city in Italy.It is a variant of the Pandolce Cake (which used Pine Nuts as the main ingredient and yeast as a raising ingredient) which originated in Genoa in the 16th century as a Christmas Cake)!Unlike […]

Lemon Rasam (A Lemony South Indian Soup)

Lemon Rasam (A Lemony South Indian Soup)

I had posted the recipe for Rasam a few months back and it was met with a tremendous response.You can check the recipe here : Rasam (A South Indian versatile recipe) I am posting the Lemon flavoured version which is as delicious as it is […]

Bhajia Pav (a lipsmacking Mumbai Street Food)

Bhajia Pav (a lipsmacking Mumbai Street Food)

“Bhajia” in Mumbai language means chickpea/gram flour coated and fried fritters.Pav is the traditional Indian bun and when the Bhajia is sandwiched between halves of a Pav generously spread with 2 types of mouthwatering chutneys the result is unbeatable!Served with hot tea this snack is […]