Upalika’s peanut sauce fusilli with veggies

The first time my flatmate Upalika told me she makes pasta in an Asian inspired peanut sauce, I was intrigued. Also I have no idea how I never thought of it before. I couldn’t wait for her to make this pasta for one of our lazy holiday lunches. And she did. And it was honestly… Continue reading Upalika’s peanut sauce fusilli with veggies

Classic Mojito

I absolutely love mixing cocktails for friends and family. There is nothing more heartwarming than having a well-stocked bar to entertain people at home along with some barbecue action happening on the side. If there is one basic drink that is a must have in your cocktail mixing repertoire it has to be a classic mojito.… Continue reading Classic Mojito

The Coffee Cup – A photoseries

There is something absolutely therapeutic about spending quality me time in quaint cafes with a good book and a cup of hot coffee. Even better when the cafe is close home. Coffee Cup is one such place that I head out to, either in company of books or close friends to unwind on lazy weekends.… Continue reading The Coffee Cup – A photoseries

Nigella’s quadruple chocolate loaf cake

Some days I long for a piece of chocolate cake. And not just any other ordinary chocolate cake – it has to be intensely chocolatey, screaming of rich cocoa, with a moist and tender crumb and loaded with dark chocolate chips. A chocolate cake that is so complete on its own that it makes you… Continue reading Nigella’s quadruple chocolate loaf cake

Vanilla cardamom pannacotta with mangoes

It is that time of the year when we Indians majorly OD on mangoes, the juicy king of fruits. Mango lassi, Mango milkshake, sliced mangoes with vanilla ice cream… Just can’t get enough of this beautiful seasonal fruit. I wanted to keep it simple with this Italian dessert that I gave a slight Indian twist… Continue reading Vanilla cardamom pannacotta with mangoes

Saffron cardamom poached pears

I’ve always been utterly fascinated by poached fruits. How amazing to witness plain jane fruits transform into something so magical, just by simmering in sugar syrup and spices. Pear, in particular, has always been a favourite choice for poaching. I chose some gorgeous spices to poach these beautiful pears. Cardamom, saffron and star anise. Wish… Continue reading Saffron cardamom poached pears