Everyday Happiness with HERSHEY’S


Happiness and HERSHEY’S are synonymous with each other. But I’d only ever  paired HERSHEY’S syrups with desserts. And that chocolate syrup bottle is also extremely handy when you crave a chocolicious milk shake. Chef Rakhee Vasvani demonstrated a few recipes that use HERSHEY’S Syrups in combinations you wouldn’t ever try.  The first option is predictable, Read More

Tea Rose Nankhatai / Rose Cookies


Biscuits and Cookies and Nankhatai are special.   They’ve so many memories associated with them .   Of childhood laughter and mothers and family conversations and gossip about the prodigal son and the errant black sheep .   Even if you were to enjoy one biscuit with your chai or coffee..both had to be there.  Read More

Savoury Pannacotta Rosemary ,Cheese and Chilli


Hello dear reader. Yes you did read that right. The pannacotta is a savoury pannacotta. I’m on a pannacotta spree at the moment. So I wanted to serve a few pannacotta standing alone and some as a topping. I’ve done both. Oh, and the moat important thing about this pannacotta? It’s got no cream. Only Read More

Chocolate Orange Cake -Orange Ganache Vegan


Hello you all. The exams are finally over. Not my exams ,those exams that drive the entire house crazy. Sweet child’s eleventh grade exams. Its been a struggle. The school and then those art classes… And then the dieting and exercise and a No Sugar diet. And then we got super obsessed with sourdough. So chocolate Read More

Remember the Time


It surely felt good to sit in the back seat of his car, relaxed, and not having to do the gear work. He could shift the channels of his surround system with a touch of his fingertip. All this expense had seemed rather unjustifiable to Dhiren when he’d signed the cheque for the car dealer. Read More

Shakshuka / Shakshouka and Olive Oil


We’re all big fans of Middle Eastern /Mediterranean cuisines . The colours, the heat and the spices are all so similar to our our North Indian foods and yet so different. Only because this is Shakshuka,I’m serving it in my cast iron skillet. And with this come the sourdough boules I baked. Shakshuka has quite Read More

Challah Bread with Garlic


Challah y’all … Hello. That’s what challah is all about. A gorgeous bread, always with its pair.  A beautiful braided bread made with enriched dough and I stuffed it with garlic butter. I’ve been baking and more ,just not blogging enough. I guess I’m hooked to my new canon DSLR and Instagram. Still trying to Read More

Hummus with Chilli Oil and Pinenuts


Hummus When you run out of olive oil ,instead of going shopping, you look for alternatives. Whatever else I may be, lazy I’m certainly not. But there are times when you just must have something at home…You don’t really have a choice. And as Kanchan Bhartari is not my neighbor anymore, I can’t call up Read More

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sriracha and Rosemary Sea Salt


Hello dear reader. That’s cookie has a superlatively long name. But it warrants that. And you can taste the sunshine and the subtle fragrance of a walk in the forest and the forbidden pleasures of a holiday in this cookie. I’m promising all that I can deliver. All because of the addition of the flavours Read More

Chiffon Cake with Olive oil


On some days a cake is the most mandatory thing. Especially when sunshine filters through like so.  I’ll have you know that I can barely manage to get a tiny amount of sunshine filtering through my window for only 2 hours in a day. And that sunshine barely crosses 2 feet into my home . Read More