Multi-grain bread with Oats & Seeds

The traditional grains aka Millets have made a grand comeback in the culinary world again and how! Everyone is raving about them, taking classes to learn new ways of cooking them and they are starring in all of my food-blogger friends’ food posts frequently, who manage to cook the fanciest meals with these humble ingredients. Now, I…

Pretentious Grilled Chicken Momos 2 ways!

Every country does Momos a different way.  Moreover, these steamed dumplings even have various names by which they are recognized as across the globe.  In India, we stick with the Nepali term- ‘Momos’ and it is an extremely popular street-food throughout the country, especially in the northern states. Be it kids or grown-ups, we all…

Wicked Espresso Cheesecake Brownies!

I’ve said this time and again…even though I enjoy cooking almost everything under the roof, baking is what I actually love the most as a cook. It soothes me on choppy days and on the days that are dull, baking also somehow manages to lift up my spirits like a few other things do. It’s…

Tropical Pineapple Ice-cream!

Pineapple is one of those intimidating fruits, with which I have the least experience! Let alone cooking with it, I have never even eaten a decent amount of Pineapple in my life. The only time I remember eating it was when as kids, me and my sister would get Pine-apple-flavored pastries from the bakery that…

Lemon-Blueberry Scones for St. Patrick’s Day!

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY FOLKS!! I love every moment of living in Ireland. Where hundreds of tourists fly in to experience the breathtaking scenery, charming locals and wonderful coastline, I thank my stars that I am lucky enough to call this country home. The Irish are some of the friendliest and most jovial people I…

Sweet N’ Chocolaty Nutella Easter Egg-Nests!

I always know when Easter is approaching from the cute, fluffy bunny ears that start cropping all over the place as the holiday comes near. They are on the hair-bands, on chocolates, on cookies, on the little cane-baskets at the supermarket and I swear, just yesterday I saw little bunny ears on a charming elderly…

Holi special: Instant, Crispy Jalebis!

Holi, ‘The festival of colors’ is just a couple of days away and this time in addition to making hubby’s favorite Holi-mithai i.e Gujiya, I decided to give a certain recipe a try, around which I had been dragging my heels for quite some time. Holi is the Indian festival that marks the beginning of Spring season,…

Hearty Chicken & Mixed Veggie Pie… Made from scratch!

Let me just say this one thing first- I MADE SHORT-CRUST PASTRY FROM SCRATCH AND IT TURNED OUT FINEEEE!! YAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY!!! *Jumping up and down*  Okay. Now that this is out of my system, we can proceed……… Hey guys!! Yes, finally I got brave enough to make my own pastry crust and I am ecstatic that it…

Zesty Citrus Custard tarts with home-made Rose Jelly!

It’s Valentines week and it seems that all of a sudden, every shop in our little village has filled with red roses and puffy hearts and fluffy teddy-bears! We stopped by the flower shop the other day, and where it is usually a very quite corner of a busy road, this time it was buzzing…

That aromatic Banana & Hazelnut loaf bread!

Hey there, foodies! The weekend is almost here and I am as happy as I can be, as I find myself snuggled inside my woe-be-gone yet still extremely warm blankie. My cozy-socks covered feet are poking out at one end and my hands around a large cup of steaming hot tea, peeking just below my…

Adorable Apple & Cinnamon ‘Rose’ Tarts!

Happy Monday foodies! (If there is even such a thing…) This week’s theme for the #FoodieMonday #Bloghop was a challenging one! The name “3 ingredient recipe” is self-explanatory. We were only allowed to use THREE INGREDIENTS for making a nice, delicious dish. When I started thinking around the idea, it turned out to be more…