Hot Chocolate

Serves: 1 Ingredients: Milk – 1 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder – 2 tbsp Brown Sugar – 2 tbsp Salt – a pinch Vanilla extract – 1/4 tsp Method: In a mug, mix cocoa powder, sugar and salt In a bowl, heat milk till it reaches desired temperature or heat in microwave for 1.5 minutes Pour […]

Beet Burger with Basil Pesto

The inspiration for this recipe was the veggie burger I had at HopDoddy burger bar here in Austin. This place is rated as one of the best burger joints in the country and do try it if you are in Austin. The restaurant version is a black bean burger with cilantro pesto, arugula and goat […]

Coconut Cupcakes

Yield: 10 cupcakes Ingredients: For the cupcakes: Unsalted butter – 12 tbsp Sugar – 1/2 cup Eggs – 3 Vanilla Extract – 3/4 tsp Pure Almond Extract – 3/4 tsp Buttermilk – 1/2 cup All-purpose flour/Maida – 1.5 cups Salt – 1/4 tsp Baking powder – 1/2 tsp Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp Unsweetened Coconut […]

Meen/Fish Kuzhambu

Meen Kuzhambu is one of the most traditional and commonly prepared dish of Tamil Nadu. It is also one of the few dishes the recipe for which is pretty much the same across all households and also, hasn’t been modified over time. It is said that this dish tastes best the next day and it is also […]


I’ve been meaning to try Masterchef Australia Season 8 contestant Harry Foster’s Dark Chocolate Brookies and finally got around to it! It’s one of the more simpler recipes on the TV show and Nigella Lawson (I love her!) loved it, so I had to give it a shot. A first for me! For those who […]

Lemonade Concentrate

What can be better than beating the heat with a cool glass of lemonade? Be it a hot summer day or a tough workout, nothing works better than lemonade in fighting dehydration and balancing the electrolytes. But one might not have the time or energy to prepare freshly squeezed lemonade every time. A easy and equally […]

Tomato Sauce/Marinara Sauce

I love making pizza and pasta. But what I love even more is making my own tomato sauce to use in these dishes. I first made this sauce a few years ago for pasta and absolutely loved it. I recently used this in pizza and it was just as good! I have read several Marinara […]