Fish Risotto

When I first tasted risotto, I could relate it to the Indian dish called Khichdi. Both have rice in common and they are both similar in texture. But risotto is much creamier and obviously not full of spices like the desi version. I assumed that the creaminess of risotto must be due to the addition…

Curry Chicken Poppers

One of our close friends, R, is an amazing chef. When he moved to Sydney, he lived with us for a couple of weeks before he settled in. Those weeks took us on joyous rides to the land of gluttony. Every evening after we came back from work, R and I would cook a storm…

Mushroom Prosciutto Fettuccini

There is this favourite Italian joint of mine near the workplace. Their Mushroom pappardelle pasta is out of this world. I’ve been planning to try it at home and it finally got implemented. I have been making pasta at home using store bought pasta but never tried making it from scratch. I saw this beautiful…

Semolina Saffron Slice

Semolina slice is baked without any flour with only a few basic ingredients. Once it is fresh out of the oven, a flavoured sugar syrup is poured on top to soak the cake. The flavours from the syrup get beautifully infused into the cake with standing time. One could really play with different flavours here…

Maacher Dimer Bora | Fish Roe Fritters

While growing up, we never had fish roe sold separately in my hometown markets I believe. We would accidentally find some roe in fish that was bought. It would be gone in a bite or two. My sister and I competed (read fight) over it. I even tried to bribe, cajole, pester our grandma to…

Amaretti Cookies

Italian soft cookies are made out of almond flour and have rich nutty flavour. Addition of a little bit of cooking brandy takes the taste to a whole new level. We simply loved the taste of this cookie and I won’t be exaggerating if I said that these are the best I have made so…

Puppy shaped Milo Cookies

  Ingredients: 180g Butter (at room temperature) 85g Milo 200g Self Raising Flour 25g Corn Flour 20g Milk Powder 25g Almond Meal Chocolate Chips/buttons and Choco cereal for decoration Method: Sieve self-raising flour, corn flour and milk powder. Keep aside Whisk butter and milo for 2 minutes Add the sieved flour mixture and mix for…