Honey and apple loaf cake

I shared a picture of this cake on Instagram and a lot of comments came in asking for the recipe. This is a cake like most of my cake recipes – easy and fuss free. Using kitchen and pantry staples. It’s a super moist cake, and is mildly sweet. A good snack cake for chai…

Crispy Quinoa and Vegetable Balls

Since I discovered a bag of quinoa quickly approaching its expiry date in my pantry, I have been using it as frequently as possible. I had an assortment of vegetables, some cooked and some not, some cooked quinoa leftover from lunch and a little idli batter. Mixed everything together, added some spices and salt to…

Low calorie snacks ~ Jowar bhel

Incase you haven’t already heard from me (because my real life friends are the only ones still reading this blog) K lost a whopping 39 kilos over the last 10 months. Before you ask why I haven’t, I don’t come in the ‘one plus one offer’ and hey no one trusts a skinny cook! Anyway….

Hyderabadi Kachi Yakhni Chicken Biryani

It has happened! I am posting a recipe for the dish my city is most popular for. I am no longer vegetarian. The blog however has not had many non vegetarian recipes, and this is as good a time as any to share this one. I am not sure how many meat based recipes I…

Green Apple and Fig Salad

Fresh figs have been a staple buy on a grocery run for the last few years, when they started appearing in super markets in Hyderabad. They are available for a few months of the year and are currently on the shelves. Figs are very delicate and spoil easily, so buy only as much as you…