Baking Cherry Tomato Topped Focaccia

Whoever said baking is therapeutic was spot on in his/her assessment. There is nothing quite like the beautiful fragrance of a hot oven containing a cake or a bread or the satisfaction of watching the “rise” of yeast-infused flour. Technique is however, crucial to any baking endeavor. I have got the hang of cakes but cupcakes seem to elude me completely. Breads and buns are … Continue reading Baking Cherry Tomato Topped Focaccia

Spinach and Sweet Potato Bake

 I love all the cookery shows and competitions and always thought I would make those sumptuous dishes one day. For some reason that never really happened till I started with the BBC Magazine. Therefore much to the chagrin of my dear husband I announced that we would be having an ‘English’ dinner one of these days. I could see the superhuman effort it took for him to … Continue reading Spinach and Sweet Potato Bake

Himachali Bhature – What the world calls Pita bread

A few weeks ago my husband and I stopped at a little Lebanese fast food in Bangalore and tasted Hummus and Falafel for the first time. They were great and we are officially hooked. But what I found most interesting was the Pita bread they served with the Hummus. It was exactly the kind of bread/ bhature which are cooked back at home during weddings and other … Continue reading Himachali Bhature – What the world calls Pita bread