A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: March 2017

Masala Cheese Loaf (Bread with an Indianised version of Garam Masala and Herbs sprinkled over with Cheese)

Masala Cheese Loaf (Bread with an Indianised version of Garam Masala and Herbs sprinkled over with Cheese)

This is an extremely delicious bread flavoured with fresh,homemade Garam Masala and fresh Indian herbs like Coriander and Mint.The melt in the mouth texture is unbeatable and the Cheese on top gives additional taste and flavour!Make this bread and have the the next day when […]

Pina Colada Popsicles

Pina Colada Popsicles

PiƱa Colada is an absolutely awesome and refreshing Pineapple and Coconut Milk cocktail originating in Pueto Rico in 1978 which has been the national drink since then.Seeing this all the Spanish areas have their own version of Pina Colada.The Puerto Ricans add White Rum while […]

Crispy Vegetables and Egg Spring Salad

Crispy Vegetables and Egg Spring Salad

We should have our salads everyday so say the doctors and they are right!Salads nourish us and cleanse us from within.5 – 6 portions of fruits and vegetables everyday promotes good digestion,flawless skin and removal of toxins from the body.Sometimes you can add protein ingredients […]

White Fruit Cake/Light Fruit Cake

White Fruit Cake/Light Fruit Cake

To make a good fruitcake is a matter of pride!To know about various fruitcakes and teach others makes you even prouder!A basic fruitcake is generally brown or yellow in colour with all the assorted dry and preserved fruits and nuts available.But this fruitcake is white […]

Vazakkai Vada (Raw Banana Vada)

Vazakkai Vada (Raw Banana Vada)

Raw Banana is called Vazakkai in Tamil and this recipe is an old and almost forgotten one which used to be made in the beautiful city of Ootacamund or Ooty.An octogenarian who ran a small tea and snack stall gave me this information while I […]

Jigarthanda/Jil Jil Jigarthanda – A Madurai Special Summer Cooler

Jigarthanda/Jil Jil Jigarthanda – A Madurai Special Summer Cooler

This is a summer special cooler prepared in the city of Madurai in the South Indian State of Tamil Nadu!The name is adapted from Hindi as Jigar means “heart” and Thanda means “cold”.So this is a cold relief to a much heated up heart??…no in […]

Falooda Noodles/Falooda Sev

Falooda Noodles/Falooda Sev

Falooda Noodles or Falooda Sev are yummy cornflour noodles which are light and take on any flavour.Mixed with thickened milk they are uber delicious and melt in the mouth.They are very easy to make and conveniently stored in the refrigerator.So here goes one of the […]

Fusion Ice Cream(Eggless Ice Cream made with a combination of Indian and Western Ingredients)

Fusion Ice Cream(Eggless Ice Cream made with a combination of Indian and Western Ingredients)

With the summers around the corner everyone would be thinking of the coolers they would be enjoying as the rays of the Sun grow stronger.Summers in India are very stubborn,merciless and unending as far as the heat is concerned.We have a lot of companies sell […]

Instant Khoya/Mawa

Instant Khoya/Mawa

With the Indian Festival of colours – Holi around the corner there is one ingredient which is in high demand – Khoya/Kova/Mawa which is used in Gujiya,Halwa,Gulab Jamun and Burfi recipes.Recently there was a video on You Tube which went viral showing how artificial milk […]

Multicoloured Chum Chum (the favourite Bengali dessert with a twist of Modern Art)

Multicoloured Chum Chum (the favourite Bengali dessert with a twist of Modern Art)

I have experimented with Bengali Sweets a lot and this is one of my innovations!I made a plain Chum Chum and painted it on top with edible food colours making it an edible example of Modern Art.I used liquid food colours and a plain silicon […]