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Edible Gifts: Masala Chai Sugar (DIY Tea Flavoured Sugar)

Edible Gifts: Masala Chai Sugar (DIY Tea Flavoured Sugar)

Hello October! Tenth month of the year! In less than 100 days we would be saying bye to 2017! Is this making you nervous or are you done with 2017 already and can’t wait to welcome 2018? It’s interesting how a lot of us (including me!) begin the year reflecting on the last twelve months, getting shiny planners […]

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Edible Gifts: Madras Curry Spiced Nuts

Edible Gifts: Madras Curry Spiced Nuts

Exactly four weeks to Diwali! The warm glow from the diyas, colourful rangolis, fragrant strings of marigold, tons of mithai and lots of love and laughter (Diwali always evokes beautiful and cherished memories of childhood and home and if you’ve grown up in India some of these will definitely take you back to your childhood) […]

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Of beautiful produce and galettes.

Of beautiful produce and galettes.

Such a lovely time of the year, the weather is simply gorgeous which means you can indulge, holidays are on which means you can be relaxed in the kitchen and finally the market is bursting with such lovely produce that is too hard to ignore. And this galette is exactly that and more. Buttery dough, […]

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Of Sorbets and Soups.

Of Sorbets and Soups.

Christmas in October! Anyone who knows me well is aware of my obsession with kitchen gadgets and tools and a little birdie may have told the same to the wonderful team at Froothie (Thank you guys!). So they sent me their Optimum 9400 High Speed Vortex Blender for a test run before the big launch. […]

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Being Grateful

Being Grateful

The New Year has just begun and I am so grateful for the year gone by. 2015 has been wonderful and I have much to thank for (more on that in the next post). The same holds true for my little chefling. She was surrounded by loved ones (I hope she will continue to value them […]

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Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

My bookshelf is bursting with cookbooks (we are talking three digits) and though in an ideal world I would be using all of them in a real world very far away I often end up revisiting my old favourites. When the year began I set some food goals for myself. One of them was: “Use more […]

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Swooning over cheese graters.

Swooning over cheese graters.

Swoon.I am loving these oak and steel cheese graters. They come with storage boxes to catch my cheese. Ah..now where did I keep that Parmesan? Sorry but the DIY lover in me couldn’t resist posting this gorgeous and totally doable table vignette. Now you know what to do with your old cheese graters when you buy the ones I’ve […]

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Eat.Read.Love.

Eat.Read.Love.

A few days back I turned a year older and my totally crazy sister made my day extra special by treating me to cupcakes that made my heart go flutter flutter.  I love to cook. I dream about food and for the past two years all that I have read about is food. She got these melt […]

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I heart: Kitchen scales

I heart: Kitchen scales

I absolutely love vintage kitchen equipment. And when its a weighing scale as pretty and rusty as this; with that to-die for glass jar on top its worth sharing with all of you. I can’t do without my weighing scale and we will come to what I use in my kitchen in just a while but till then,dream […]

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Serving furniture to friends & family

Serving furniture to friends & family

How cute are these pieces of edible furniture! I heart. Is anyone out there listening? This is on my wishlist :)) A furniture pan. What fun it would be play around and paint this furniture with chocolate sauce and sprinkles!  The designers behind this super cool product Fukusada & Pereira have this to say, “An object that mixes both traditional Japanese […]

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