September Favourites (along with bowls of warm Tomato Soup and Garlic Butter Croutons)

September Favourites (along with bowls of warm Tomato Soup and Garlic Butter Croutons)

A no frills Tomato Soup or Shorba as often called in India. It’s one you will find on the menu of any restaurant that features a ‘soup’ section. Very common and distinctly Indian from its use of spices.

Roasted Lentil Flour Curry (with Chana Dal/Bengal Gram)

Roasted Lentil Flour Curry (with Chana Dal/Bengal Gram)

Lentil Curry in a Hurry! Powdered lentils (or lentil flour as known these days) is a common ingredient, often used to prepare baked goods, toddler food and these days, also popular as a healthier alternative to white flour. Apart from this, lentil flour is also an excellent thickening agent in stews, curries etc…. My mother [...]

The Little Library Year – by Kate Young (+ a Recipe for Apple, Pear and Chilli Chutney)

The Little Library Year – by Kate Young (+ a Recipe for Apple, Pear and Chilli Chutney)

This cookbook has to be my favourite one of 2019, because it combines two of my most passionate subjects – reading and food. The Little Library Year (Harper Collins) is the second cookbook by Kate Young, a self confirmed bookworm, food writer and cook. Her first book, The Little Library Cookbook won a World Gourmand [...]