Kalakand with caramelised nuts

We all love a sweet dessert to end our sumptuous meal. Kalakand is a sweet dessert savoured all across India. It is primarily a mix of chana (kind of cottage cheese) and condensed milk. Here is a simple recipe for kalakand. Ingredients:- Homemade Chana – 1 cup Condensed milk – 0.5 cup Powdered Sugar –…

Basil Infused Veg Macaroni in Bechamel Sauce

So you are having a lazy Sunday like me and want a light easy breakfast. Italian is always easy peasy in terms of cooking time and procedure. Ingredients:- Macaroni – 1 cup Fresh Basil – 3/4 leaves Oregano – a dash Chilli flakes – a dash Whole peppers crushed a dash Garlic 1 pod –…

Cubed Bread Breakfast Recipe

When life give you tomatoes, they better be cherry tomatoes! So you have some leftover bread from last day? Follow this recipe for an energy filled breakfast. Utensil required to notch this up is a grill pan. Ingredients ( measure to your wish):- – Cubed breads – Cherry tomatoes – Cubed red onions – Freshly…

Big Pitcher – Restaurant Review

Big Pitcher – Old Airport Road After hearing a lot about this place, finally decided to experience it first hand. You are never to miss the rocking facade of Big Pitcher when passing through old airport road. Our anticipation built up as we entered the place. They have a multiple floor seating arrangement for every…

Quick Cup Cake

So I was in a hurry but had real bad cravings for a freshly baked cake. Then it struck me that why not bake a cup cake! So here goes my recipe for quick chocolate cup cake. Ingredients:- All purpose flour – 0.5 measuring cup Powdered sugar – 0.25 measuring cup Orange flavoured dark chocolate…

The power of ‘No’

Often it happens in our life that we eagerly wait for a ‘yes’. May it be an application for admission into a school, a marriage proposal, a job offer or a simple argument. We crave for an agreement or perfect match to our expectation. But do we ever think that a ‘Yes’ is so definite?…

Chianti – Restaurant Review

Chianti – Zomato Being an Italian cusine lover, Chianti was on my list for some time now. Made the much awaited visit yesterday. It is conveniently located and easy to spot in the food hub of Koramangala 5th block. On your entry you will find a delightful jovial sight with beautiful sitting arrangement exuding a…

Red Snapper Masala Dry

Red snapper is a common reference used for several fish species commonly found in the reef areas of gulf region. They are commonly caught as a game. But with the advent of culinary globalisation, this tasteful variety secured a safe place on fine dine restaurants. Pisciculture of this fish is not very common, but nurturing…

Hanoi – Restaurant Review

Zomato:- Hanoi – Vietnamese Cuisine, Koramangala When you are trying out a new cuisine, all that goes on in your mind is ‘hope I chose an authentic place!’. With such expectations, we booked our spot at Hanoi. A quaint place housed very conveniently at Koramangala, it is easy to find. At the very first glance…

Shukto

Sukto is a dish savoured in the Eastern part of India, especially during summer. This comprises a concoction of lots of veggies and drumsticks. But two things are a must in sukto and those are bittergourd and lentil dumplings (bori)! Yes, it is supposed to be bitter and had as a starter mixed with rice….

Flat Egg Bread

Had leftover batter from last night onion rings. Honestly, had no apetite for more fries. I decided to upcycle it to some bread and voila! Oh lovely it turned out! So if you are in a similar situation, here is your way out. Ingredients:- All purpose flour – 1.5 cup Baking powder – 0.5 tsp…