My family loves crisp munchies. So Potato chips is like a total favourite. But I am always worried about the calories they have . So anything baked catches my attention real soon . These crackers can be made in a lot of variations. Instead of the Pizza seasoning , you can go with the … Continue reading Buttermilk Crackers..
I had a opportunity to make quite a few doughnuts this week . I am not too much used to handling yeast given the weather conditions here. I just thought let me get a clearer picture about various types of yeasts available in the market. I have worked with fresh yeast in the past and … Continue reading A bit about Yeast .
Rains ! Just the perfect time to enjoy a cuppa coffee or a Masala Chai with a huge slice of rich cake to dunk in ( Only If you arent dieting ofcourse ). And since it pours generously in Lonavla , i am usually in a mood to bake a cake . This time i … Continue reading Date and Walnut Cake with a touch of Chocolate ☺
I know it’s a strange name for a dish. But that’s what I have heard my father say. He was a eggetarian a while ago and would love this dish. To make this dish, it doesn’t even take 36 mins , so I donno y is it called Chhatis Ghante . Its somewhat similar … Continue reading 36 ghante
Masterchef series influences a lot of lives around us. We come to know of different techniques, flavour combos , and even ingredients . The Australian season this year has seen the use of lot of Japanese ingredients . Honestly i hadn’t even heard about a few of them . So i started my research on … Continue reading Ingredients to know -(1)
Once you learn how sugar works in baking, you’ll understand better how removing it affects the shelf life, texture, appearance, and, of course, taste in desserts. Here are the myriad roles that sugar plays in baking. Adds sweetness Attracts and holds moisture Creates tenderness in pastries Aids in browning Deepens colour and flavour Lowers freezing … Continue reading Baking with less sugar
Today i have a few basic questions answered from the book ” The baking answer book “. For budding bakers, usually google comes to rescue . But i somehow prefer to rely more on the books . Here are few ingredients which are gaining importance in todays baking. Apart from that are a few … Continue reading Baking Q & A
Watermelon is one of my favorite fruits . Its also perfect for the summers because of its water content . Apart from the usual watermelon juice or Sorbet , this salad is an interesting option . It is actually a greek salad which uses Feta cheese and watermelon. Few recipes also call for thinly sliced … Continue reading Watermelon and feta cheese salad.
Image source : Google. I believe in the philosophy of Being a student all my life . Thats why i never stop learning new things about food . I keep picking books . And now i have a huge collection of cookbooks . So i wondered what if i could share a few excerpts from … Continue reading Varieties of cakes
Mango is the king of fruits . But how can we overlook its raw version . Our very own Kachchi Kairi . It gives an amazing tart to the food, be it mint chutney or any plain jane salad . Kairi Panna is also a famous drink made in maharashtra . My mom used to … Continue reading Kairi Ki Chutney !