Yearly Archives : 2013

Santa has been generous again!


The Good Food magazine this month held a surprise for me – my comment on Beetroot Brownies was published! If you’ve been reading around here you’d know that I was featured in the November issue as well for trying out Red Velvet Sponge with Shrikhand. Now being featured back-to-back was really a double delight! Maybe that’s why I’ve been grinning…

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Dinner in minutes


What do you do when you have hardly any time and have to rustle up something quick? And no, take out isn’t an option in this case. I’m faced with these situations very often on a weekday. Since we try and avoid eating out Monday to Friday, I’m always looking for something fast, quick and simple to make. Maybe that’s…

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Solving snack-time cravings


You know that 5-o-clock-urge? The one that makes you want to grab something crunchy or indulge in some vada pav at the gaadi by the street. The one that leaves you craving for something crunchy or even sugary that will see you through dinner time? That’s the one I’m talking about. I’m not so much of a lunch person, except…

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Pot pie adventure


I did a little jig when I saw what the Daring Bakers’ challenge for this month was – we had to make Pot Pies! I’ve eaten a couple of these and always been amazed at how delicious they are, anything you put into them – veggies, meat or even mushroom – always ensures a lip smacking result. Needless to say…

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Baked yogurt. Slurp! Enough said.


You know there are some recipes you bookmark and keep aside for some special occasion and then something or the other happens and you always end up making something else or the other. This recipe for Baked Yogurt is something that I had earmarked almost a year ago but I just never ended up making it. Either the occasion  didn’t…

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Spooked!


There’s still some time to go for Halloween later this month but the theme for October at The Groovy Gourmets was this festival. We had to make something scary! That was quite a challenge, I wondered if I should do some Ghost Cupcakes or maybe even cookies in the shape of something spooky? But that didn’t seem very appealing. Also…

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