Recipes with Coconuts

In my earlier post I had covered about coconuts, here are a few – Hyderabadi Chicken curry Ingredients– 3 chicken legs cut in half, 5 tbsp. oil, 2 medium onions crushed, ½ tsp caraway seeds, 3 green cardamoms, 3 cloves, 1-inch cinnamon stick, 1 tsp each ginger and garlic paste, 4 green chilies chopped fine,…

Recipes with Coconuts was last modified: May 17th, 2017 by Kash Pals

Cooking with coconuts

are known for their great versatility, not only in the culinary world but also for their varied uses in cosmetics. While coconut is considered a mainstay in the diet of nearly one-third of the planet, it is an exotic ingredient in the western world! They are classified as a fruit but frequently confused for being…

Cooking with coconuts was last modified: May 16th, 2017 by Kash Pals

Bread Recipes

Continuing from my earlier post on Bread, following are a few bread recipes worth trying out Simple White Loaf Ingredients 250 gms strong white flour, plus extra for dusting, 1 tsp yeast, 1 tsp fine salt, 1 tsp castor sugar, 2 tbsp. olive oil, plus extra for greasing.   Method: Mix the flour, yeast, salt…

Bread Recipes was last modified: April 18th, 2017 by Kash Pals

Give us this day our daily bread!

There is nothing more enticing than the smell of freshly baked bread- and it is even more satisfying when you have baked it yourself. But most people are put off by the misconception that baking is challenging work. It is in fact, quite simple and extremely therapeutic. It is a terrific way to work through…

Give us this day our daily bread! was last modified: April 14th, 2017 by Kash Pals

Food for Nowruz

Nowruz is the traditional Iranian festival of spring, which starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox and is usually celebrated on March 20 or 21. Till today, the celebration of Nowruz begins with the tradition of cleaning the house or spring cleaning as is the popular English term, which was probably where the…

Food for Nowruz was last modified: March 20th, 2017 by Kash Pals

Feed Your Valentine with a Sticky Prune Chocolate Cake!

What will you feed your Valentine! Sticky Prune Chocolate Cake Ingredients: 250 gms butter, cut into pieces  and extra for greasing, 200 gms pitted prunes roughly chopped, 50 ml brandy, 1 tbsp vanilla essence, 250 gms dark chocolate (preferably 70% cocoa), 5 eggs, 250 gms powdered brown sugar, 1/2 tsp. salt.   Frosting: 100 gms…

Feed Your Valentine with a Sticky Prune Chocolate Cake! was last modified: February 13th, 2017 by Kash Pals

What Would You Like to Get for Your Valentine?

Each year on February 14 many people, be it the yuppie young, the hopelessly romantic or, for that matter, maybe even you and me, exchange cards messages, roses, chocolates or gifts with someone special. Red is usually the predominant color of the day. History– Valentine Day, also called the feast of Saint Valentine, is a…

What Would You Like to Get for Your Valentine? was last modified: February 13th, 2017 by Kash Pals

2 Dessert Recipes to Drool Over

The following are 2 dessert recipes to drool over..   Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cake Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour, 1 ½ cups castor sugar, ¼ cup cocoa powder, 2 tsp baking powder, 250 gms sour cream, Eggs, 1 cup rice bran oil, 1 tsp vanilla essence Peanut butter frosting 250 gms cream cheese, softened,…

2 Dessert Recipes to Drool Over was last modified: January 28th, 2017 by Kash Pals

Sweet Temptations

New Year and Christmas has just gone by and am sure like me most of you have also loaded up on every kind of sinful dessert, sweets, pudding, cake, tarts and whatever you could lay your hands on. The term ‘dessert’ can be applied on a wide variety of confectionery such as cakes, tarts, cookies,…

Sweet Temptations was last modified: February 9th, 2017 by Kash Pals

Recipes – Roasting

It is a continuation to my earlier post on ‘Roast and boast‘.  Following are 2 roasting recipes   Roast leg of lamb with onions and potatoes in white wine Ingredients– 1 kg of mutton, 6 cloves garlic cut into slivers, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 1 tsp each salt and pepper, 1 tbsp. tenderon powder +…

Recipes – Roasting was last modified: January 28th, 2017 by Kash Pals