Lime and Lemony Days…

It is that time of the year again when the markets are full of limes and lemons…and the air is citrusy and tangy. I am somewhat luckier as in my backyard, there is a lovely old lemon bush full of lemons. The branches bow down with the weight and everyday, a bucket full of lemons…

Mushroom Cheesy Quiche

Ingredients: 6 potato baskets, 8 button mushrooms, 1 onion, 3 eggs, 2 cubes of cheese grated (use according to your taste), salt, pepper and oregano to taste. To make 6 quiches. Quarter button mushrooms and finely chop onions. Heat a little vegetable oil and butter in a pan and add the onions. Fry till tender….

Aloo Tokris (potato baskets)

Aloo tokri chaat is something I love and when it was my turn to give the club tea, I though of going in for this. Absolute gorgeous aloo tokris (potato baskets) were made but the problem was I couldn’t make them in advance. Recipes and cooks suggest that we can store them in airtight containers…I…

Summer coolers

Some summer cooler recipes: Pudina Lassi (2 glasses) 2 tbsp mint leaves, finely chopped 1 cup curd 1 cup of water 1 tsp rock salt (kala namak) 1 tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp salt, or to taste Chat masala, to sprinkle on top Mint sprigs for garnish Roast cumin (jeera) seeds on a pan and…

A Trip to Singpho Land

I woke up in a foul mood after partying till after midnight. The very thought of food made my stomach turn. I had a strong cup of tea and as soon as I settled in the car, I heard a clap of thunder. It rained like never before and followed me as I made my…