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Fresh Fig Cake

Fresh Fig Cake

Fresh figs are something I can literally never resist when I see them at the store. They look so beautiful and rustic, has such a unique flavour, sweet but not too sweet, has a soft and gooey texture, almost like eating a chewy cookie. Is that […]

Spiced Pineapple Chutney

Spiced Pineapple Chutney

INGREDIENTS 1 Pineapple 1/2 cup Sugar 3 Cardamom pods 1 Clove 1 inch Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Coriander seeds 1 tsp Chilli flakes 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Salt 1 tsp Vinegar 1 1/2 cups Water 3 tbsp Vegetable/ Sunflower oil METHOD Peel and chop […]

Parippu Pradhaman/ Parippu Payasam

Parippu Pradhaman/ Parippu Payasam

INGREDIENTS 1 cup Split Mung beans 2 cups Jaggery 1/2 cup Thick coconut milk 2 1/4 cups Thin coconut milk 2 cups Water +1 cup 1/4 tsp Dry ginger powder 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Pinch of salt 10-15 Cashew nuts 2 tbsp Raisins 2-3 tbsp […]

Cold Coffee

Cold Coffee

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup Brewed coffee 1 1/2 cups Milk 1-2 tsp Sugar (optional) 1 scoop Vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup Ice cubes 1 tbsp Chocolate syrup METHOD Pour freshly brewed coffee into a blender along with milk, sugar, ice cream and ice cubes. Blend until […]

Cabbage and Prawn Thoran

Cabbage and Prawn Thoran

INGREDIENTS 1 small Cabbage 250 g Prawns 1 small Onion 1 clove Garlic (finely sliced) 2 Green chillies 1 sprig Curry leaves 1/4 cup Grated Coconut/ Desiccated Coconut 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 3/4 tsp Mustard seeds Salt to taste 1 1/2 […]

Paneer Handi

Paneer Handi

  INGREDIENTS 200 g Paneer/ Cottage Cheese 3 tbsp Cashew nuts 1 Tomato (finely chopped) 1 Onions (chopped) 1 Green chilli (slit) 1 Bay leaf 1 inch Cinnamon stick  1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder 3/4 tsp Garam […]

Gooseberry Pickle/ Nellika Achar

Gooseberry Pickle/ Nellika Achar

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups Gooseberries 2 Garlic pods (sliced) 2 Dry red chillies 1 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tbsp Fenugreek powder 1 tsp Asafoetida 1 1/2 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder 1 tsp Red chilli powder 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder Salt to taste 1/3 cup Vinegar […]

Raspberry Clafoutis

Raspberry Clafoutis

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups Fresh Raspberries 1/2 cup Plain flour 1/2 cup Sugar 1/4 tsp Salt 1/4 cup Heavy cream 1/2 cup Milk 4 tbsp Melted butter 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract 3 Eggs METHOD Preheat the oven to 200 C. Add all the ingredients except […]

Beetroot Salad

Beetroot Salad

This is a quick and easy recipe using one of the most underrated vegetables around – beets! They’ re a beautifully hued sweet vegetable, full of health benefits. Enjoy this tasty salad, perfect to prepare for the summer weather. INGREDIENTS 300 g Beetroot 1 small […]

Braided Easter Bread

Braided Easter Bread

    This delectable Easter bread is a show stopping centrepiece that is sure to be a hit during your Easter brunch celebrations. It’s a fluffy and sweet bread with a brioche-like texture that’s dotted with juicy raisins and dates. It’s easy to make and the final […]