Basic Sourdough Bread

A Simple Sourdough Bread

Here is a  basic  sourdough  bread  made  using   the  100% hydration  starter. This  is a   simple  recipe  involving  only 4  ingredients – flour , water ,  salt and  the  yeast (starter).   This   recipe  adapts  well to  additions  and  can be  made into a  loaf , rolls  ,  boule  or  any shape  you wish .

Dilkush –  Coconut Stuffed  Sweet Buns

Dilkhush /Dilpasanad Coconut Buns

Dilkhush or Dilpasanad are these plain looking buns from South India. But don’t be fooled, when you bite into these there is an explosion of sweet coconut and dry fruits .. a perfect evening snack !

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken tikka masala is a popular dish in Indian restaurants. This is lighter version of the restaurant fare – boneless chicken in a creamy gravy of tomato and spices.

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross  buns   – this British classic is treat around Easter. Whether you believe  the  stories  or  not  these are  perfect  with a  cup of  coffee / tea . These soft buns are flavored with spices like cinnamon , cardamom and nutmeg and filled with dried fruit. Whether you make them with a cross or not these are absolutely delicious to have!

Tandoori Chicken Pizza

Tandoori Chicken Pizza

The  other   day I blogged  about  our favorite  Tandoori  chicken . When  I am  making  this  I  usually    make  a few  extra  pieces . This  lightly spiced chicken

Basic Whole  Wheat  Pizza

Basic whole wheat DoughCrust

This here is my basic whole wheat pizza dough. This recipe is beginner friendly and makes good pizza crust with a variety of whole wheat flours, be it fine ground white whole wheat flour or more coarse ground flour.

Valentine Palmiers 

Valentine Palmiers - Crunchy heart shaped cookies filled with jam

Palmiers are classic fresh cookies made with puff pastry. These Valentine palmiers are filled with raspberry or strawberry jam and formed into a lovely heart shape. The puff pastry part has a lovely crunch and the berry jam complements the pastry with sweet and tart flavors.