Healthful Falafels

I’m always trying to get my kids to eat healthy, and make all food from scratch and make sure that we eat food from different cultures and different parts of the world. I must say my kids aren’t fussy eaters and are willing to try anything once. My older daughter suddenly announced at the age…

Pastel de Queijo

So I’ve been incessantly playing this game called Cooking Craze. It’s cooking against the time in different countries with various foods from that country, from street food to high-end stuff. For example, in France you’re making croissants but also frog’s legs. I’ve been so inspired by the different foods that the game has introduced me…

Granola

Seriously you don’t need to search for another granola recipe ever! This is definitely the best granola. And it’s super flexible, so you can add or delete or substitute as you wish. It’s always a huge hit with everyone. And start to finish time is only half an hour. Go-to Granola (Inspired from Lovely Little…

Omam Biscuits

Omam or Ajwain is indigenous to India and is a delicious spice that has a very unique taste. It is also known as Bishop’s Weed or Carom. It is a common spice found in most grocery stores. These biscuits or cookies are very popular in India, served with afternoon tea. Omam Biscuits 1 1/2 cups…

Cheddar and Pepper Crackers

I’ve become quite obsessed with the Tartine series of books. First with their breads (my all-time passion is bread) and now with their other books as well. I haven’t been able to make their breads as yet (my sourdough starter is just beginning to take shape), but I have been able to try some of…

Truffle Cheese Straws

When I read a post about Gorgonzola Cheese Straws on one of the best blogs out there, Love and Olive Oil, it was 7pm. I had just made a vegetable and macaroni bake for the kids for dinner. I was waiting for them to finish a bath, and decided to catch up on my blog…

Dates & Chips Biscotti

So you might have seen my first attempt at biscotti, Nutella and Chocolate Chip Biscotti. The recipe is so great and so flexible. Someone gave me some fresh dates, and I couldn’t pass up using them in the biscotti. While looking through some ideas on the reliable Food Blog Search, I came across an interesting…

Cheddar Cheese Pies

My daughter has a lovely Angelina Ballerina book, and it had this one recipe. She insisted we try it, and though I didn’t think it would turn out great, we gave it a shot. These were some of the best pies I’d tasted! Goes to show, the best recipes come from the most unusual sources!…

Chilli Cheese Toast

You know that craving you get when you come home from work, and just want to eat something before you start making dinner? This is just a wonderful tea-time snack. Very popular in India, chilli cheese toast has become somewhat of a tradition. In this picture, I’ve used brown bread. I made a few with…