Coconut Chutney

Chutney is a condiment or sauce originated from India and there are endless varieties in which they are prepared. Tomato, mint, raisins, coconut, onion, roasted gram are some of the chutneys that I usually make and there are many many more. I guess you could classify chutney as a dipping sauce as well. As there…

Salmon Fried Rice

This is like your usual fried rice and has no twist to it. I feel fried rice is a versatile dish and you can literally add anything you want to it and as I have been toying with some ideas for fried rice, I started with this simple salmon fried rice.  For this recipe, I…

Gluten Free Vanilla Cake

This vanilla cake is so very tasty and easy to make too. Don’t get put off by the gluten free bit, as what makes this gluten free is the use of almond meal instead of the regular all-purpose flour. Almond meal is made from raw (unpeeled) almonds and if you come across almond flour, it…

Indian Fish Curry with Tom Yam Twist

This fish curry is made using tom yam paste and coconut milk and has a nice, tangy punch. Once you try making this dish, you may not want to try any other variety again, as it’s so addictive. I’ve made this a few times now and this is the best version so far. I’ve tried…

Baked Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potato and usually have it baked. It’s so easy, cos you just marinate it with whatever spices that you fancy and bake it. I have tried doing a simple stir fry also, but prefer the taste of the sweet potato when baked. My usual marinate for this recipe is with garlic powder,…

Simple Egg Curry

This is a very simple egg curry that you can make in a jiffy and it goes well literally with anything! Am sure most people love eggs and if you don’t or can’t have them due to an allergy, by all means do substitute with tofu or paneer. I have tried so many variants of…

Carrot Cake

This is the best carrot cake one can think of!  I was introduced to joyofbaking.com long back, when I first started baking and since then, I always go back to her website to try out new recipes. Honestly, I have not tried any other carrot cake recipe and doubt whether I’ll try any other, cos…

“Kheema” – using Impossible Beef!

Keema is a popular dish in India, made with minced mutton or beef and can be prepared as a curry or semi dry. It goes well with bread, chappati, paratha or rice.For this preparation, I used Impossible Beef (which has no meat, but made from plants!) and added carrots and sweet potato as well. I…

Coffee & Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Muffins

OMG…. these coffee cinnamon chocolate chip muffins are packed with flavour! As I love the 3 Cs 😂(coffee, cinnamon & chocolate chips), I just had to try baking these muffins and I loved it. These muffins are gluten free and vegan too! I know that a lot of people do not like cinnamon. So I…

Kit Kat Brownies

My nephew kept pushing me to try out a fudgy brownie recipe that he had tried out recently. So there I was…. standing in front of the refrigerator to see if I had all the ingredients and I noticed all those left over Kit Kat chocolates I had, when I made my Kit Kat Cake….