Archive for the category ‘Recipe’

Apr 22

Granma’s Recipe (modified!)

My Granny used to make this. I was just a runt of a boy at that time and dont really know all that used to go into this amazingly tasty meal she would make, but from what my taste buds can recollect and a few notes from my mom’s cooking diary, here is a recipe […]

Apr 21

A Milkshake

You will need: 3 nice ripe bananas 1 ripe apple A Handful of walnuts 1 tablespoon of Vanilla essence (This may vary depending on the type you use, it needs to have a hint of vanilla… thats all) A Little bit of Cinnamon Powder Milk which has been chilled (Put it in the fridge for […]

Apr 13

Olive Oil

Which Olive oil should I use in my cooking? There are so many types, I get confused about which to buy… Look out for Extra Virgin, Cold Pressed Olive Oil. It’s is my favourite… Any Brand is fine, i look for which bottle will go best with my kitchen decor πŸ™‚ You can also buy […]

Apr 12

Soya Chunks

An innovative way to cook soya chunks, inspired by Prasanna Prabhu’s mom A packet of Soya Chunks boiled for about 15 minutes and squeezed dry 2 Packets of curds, to which you add 100 gms of Dhania-Jeera powder and 50 gms or so of Tava Masala, and mix it up really well Add the boiled […]

Apr 12

A very quick and easy Hummus

Food time again! I am in Jalandhar, and Minnie’s mom had boiled some cholle, for a typical punjabi dinner… I thought about feeding our hard core punjabi friends here, some hard core lebanese food! You guessed it, i made Hummus, and remembered to take the attached photo too πŸ™‚ Its so very simple to make […]

Apr 3

Tomato Basil Soup

One more soup :)… i really love this one, its very quick to make and quite hearty… usually have just the soup with some bread and its a full meal for me… 10-15 red juicy big tomatoes pureed 10-16 leaves of fresh basil Olive oil (extra virgin, cold pressed olive oil gives the best flavour) […]

Apr 3


One of the yummiest pestos i know how to make, i usually have a small batch always ready in the fridge for a quickie gourmet meal πŸ™‚ 2 cups fresh basil leaves packed 1/2 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons pine nuts or walnuts Optional: 1-3 cloves of garlic finely crushed and 1/4th cup grated cheese […]

Mar 22

Date n Walnut Cake

For all of you who are still having sugar, here is a very nice recipe for a superb cake Condensed milk 1 tin Flour 250gm(You can use only whole wheat flour and it turns out perfectly) Baking powder 1 tsp Soda bi Carb 1 tsp Butter 200 gm Vanilla essence few drops Milk Β½ cup […]

Mar 3

Hearty Vegetable Broth

This soup is surprisingly simple to make and astonishingly tasty πŸ™‚ This recipe makes enough for about 4 hungry souls Please read all the way to the end of the recipe before starting πŸ™‚ get: 4-5 nice big carrots 1 sweet potato a generous handful of green peas about 200 gms of french beans 1 […]

Mar 3


its getting pretty hot here in mumbai… so here are a few juice recipes you wont get in many juice shops… have them and tell me how u like em πŸ™‚ Grape Mint: few mint leaves + lots of grapes whirrr in a blender with some ice garnish with a lemon slice Pineapple mint: add […]

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