Garlic Rolls in a Convection Oven

I posted this picture on instagram, and got so many comments about not being able to trust a convection oven to make bread/ cake and cookies.  First things first, there are a lot of misconceptions about using a convection oven in India. Most low end models of convection ovens usually come in combination with a … Continue reading Garlic Rolls in a Convection Oven

Whole Wheat Carrot Cake with Garam Masala

PS: This post has been in the writing since Easter.........Yes it has taken me that long! And it isn't even a spectacular post! The long weekend of Easter was spent mostly in sloth. Even baths were taken only when I was threatened by the presence of people other than K. Wait..... that's not true. We … Continue reading Whole Wheat Carrot Cake with Garam Masala

Multi Millet Thepla with Methi and Palak

That's a mouthful, to say and to eat. I posted a picture of this on my instagram feed and I had a lot of friends asking for the recipe. To my mind, that was odd, because this was more of a 'throw everything you have in the fridge together' type of preparation. I've had this … Continue reading Multi Millet Thepla with Methi and Palak

Spiced Pumpkin and Carrot Multigrain Loaf

I posted this picture to my instagram account and a lot of friends asked for the recipe. I thought I would do a quick post. I teach this in my healthy baking workshop and students are usually quite surprised at the soft texture which I believe is largely due to pumpkin puree. I have a … Continue reading Spiced Pumpkin and Carrot Multigrain Loaf

A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Some days Most days, I cook just to get done with a meal and don't put too much thought when my only aim is to whiz in and out of the kitchen. I always wonder how my mom did it. These days, I have far greater respect for her than she could imagine. As a working … Continue reading A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Fusilli with Pine Nuts and Basil in Marinara Sauce

Last year, I attended a live demonstration at a recently opened bistro in Hyderabad where the Chef showed us how to make fresh pasta. I have attempted to make fresh pasta in the past and I loved it. It was nice to interact with the Chef, ask questions and get answers for best techniques, ingredients, … Continue reading Fusilli with Pine Nuts and Basil in Marinara Sauce