The art of making bori dates back hundreds of years. It probably started from the villages of Midnapore district in West Bengal. Generally bori is made with urad dal and winter melon. The consistency of the dal makes it perfect for making these sun dried dumplings. Boris are sun dried for 3 to 5 days,…
I love all kinds of bread. Be that the free bread bowl from Cheesecake Factory or the Mrs. Baird’s white bread from Walmart. I can gorge on bread all day long. I have never tried baking bread at home though, other than the oh-so-Bengali haat-e-banano-ruti (handmade chapatis). On our last trip back from India, we…
Christmas Fruit Cake
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Chocolate Brownie Cupcake with Vanilla Icecream and Chocolate sauce
Kill your health conscious soul, come and feast on these delectable eggless chocolate brownie with vanilla ice-cream and chocolate sauce
Almond Yogurt Cupcakes with a Mango Surprise Centre
Almond Yogurt Cupcakes with a Mango Surprise Centre for 6 to 60.
Tutti Frutti Cake for Tagore’s Birthday
Celebrating the birth anniversary of the great poet, Rabindranath Tagore
Meringue Filled Tartlets for Christmas
Wishing You a Merry Christmas in advance. Enjoy this Winter festival with some wonderful tarts filled with meringue and decorated with red cherries.
Cooking with Seeds – Poppy: Event Round-up Addendum
In addition to the recipes posted for The Cooking with Seeds – Poppy event Round-up, here’s some more special recipes with poppy
Cauliflower Broccoli Gratin – woo the opposite sex
Woo the opposite sex with an exotic dish – Cauliflower Broccoli Gratin.
Gratin is a food preparation technique where you put a layer (of breadcrumbs, grated cheese and butter) above an ingredient mixture (of vegetables e.g. cauliflower, broccoli, potato, tomato, carrot etc), bake it till a golden crust forms at the top. You can try a meat based ingredient mix too.
Read on for how to prepare a vegetable based Gratin in easy steps.