tangzhong or water roux in a bowl


Tangzhong is a cooked gelatinous mixture of liquid and flour. It is used to replace a portion of the flour in the traditional bread recipes. Tangzhong makes the bread softer and stay fresh longer.

Herman - the sweet sourdough strter for friendship breads, cakes and such

Making Herman – The Sweet Sourdough Starter

Find out how to make the sweet sourdough starter commonly known as ‘Herman’. It is used in friendship breads, cakes and many other baked and fried treats. Baking with Herman is really a treat.

Home Made ghee - easily made at home

How To Make Ghee

Ghee is the preferred choice of fat in cooking many curries and other dishes. It is believed to have many beneficial properties compared to other cooking oils and fats. Making ghee at home is a simple and easy process and the rewards are absolutely worth it.

5 Diwali snacks To Make

5 Savory Snacks To Try this Diwali

Try these  healthier  spicier  version of  popular  Diwali snacks.  These  can  be  prepared  ahead  of  time   and   travels  well  and stays  fresh  for   few  days.

Oven Temperature Conversions

Oven Temperature  Conversion  Charts | Printable Version

When dealing with recipes around the world or just an old one from the box in the attic, you might find yourself staring at confusing terminology. Celsius, Fahrenheit , Gas Mark and simple terms like hot, very hot are all used to describe the oven temperature. Here is an over view of what it all means and the commonly used temperatures and its equivalents.

How To Roast Pumpkin

How to Roast a Pumpkin

I do not  use  canned  pumpkin or  the   canned  pie  fillings. When we  make  a  pumpkin  filled  baked goodies ,  which  happens  quite a  lot  during  the  season,  it

Sourdough starter - Ready to use full of bubbles and active

How To Make Your Own Sourdough Starter

Here is an easy to make basic sourdough starter recipe. Flour and water are all it takes to make incredible starter from scratch. Once you master this vary the flour and liquid components to create more nuanced flavors.