Choco-Vanilla Cupcakes

I find baking very therapeutic, like watching movies.… ha ha. And when I am in the mood, I will start searching the internet high and low, hoping that I would have ready stock of the ingredients required. Usually I prepare what I want to bake in advance, to ensure that I have all the ingredients…

Puttu

Puttu or some call it pittu, is generally a breakfast dish and in my house it’s a dinner dish. Traditionally you have puttu with kadala (chickpea, the smaller & darker variety) curry, green moong dal curry, or my personal favourite which is with butter, sugar and banana! You must have it while it’s still a…

Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizzas? And better yet, if it’s homemade! This is one of the easiest meals to dish up, as you can always keep stock of the pizza base in the freezer and just buy the ingredients you like to go as your toppings when you’re in the mood for some homemade pizzas. Skip…

Glazed Orange Bundt Cake

Couple of months back, I had the Orange Infused Sujee Cake from All Things Delicious and ever since then, I’ve been searching the net for that particular recipe. I was planning to bake that for my birthday last month but changed my mind at the last minute. I decided to keep that for another day…

Quinoa Fried “Rice”

Hi All, this quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) recipe is from my sister, Shyamala. I have only tried it once in a salad form and liked it very much. I plan to try the below recipe and hope you will try it out as well and let me know how it goes. I was introduced to quinoa…

Seeni Sambol & Pol Sambol

Last week, I had posted the recipe for Kiribath and as promised, here is the recipe for both Seeni Sambol and Pol Sambol. It’s easy to make and if you have any leftovers, you can spread some on your bread and put that in your sandwich maker. Don’t forget to butter your toast on the…

Kiribath (Milk Rice)

Kiribath is a traditional Sri Lankan dish usually prepared for all special occasions like Avurudu (Sri Lankan New Year), first day of each month and for any auspicious occasion like birthday, wedding, anniversary, etc. This dish is prepared by cooking rice with coconut milk. Kiribath is best served with lunu miris, which is made from…

Pear Upside Down Cake

This recipe is from my dear friend, Rochelle’s mum. I got to know Rochelle in Dubai when we worked together. Needless to say, that we bonded together over food and shopping! More so over food, ‘cos she loves the local food of Singapore and anyone who loves the Singapore local cuisine is my bestie! 😉…

Chicken Masala

I was craving for chicken masala and I wanted it to be spicy and very “masalafied”. I love all that masala which you can just have with plain rice, bread or even with dosa. So, when I searched the net for something good, I came across this Chettinad Chicken Masala recipe from a blog called…

Bee Hoon with Carrot & Coconut

Bee Hoon is basically rice vermicelli which is a thin form of rice noodles. There are so many recipes using the rice noodles, so I’ll start off with my all-time favourite which is my mum’s recipe and she learnt it from some relatives in India. Of course, by now, she has modified it a bit…….