Aamla Kuchcha / Gooseberry grated pickles

Winter is commencing!! Cold and cough has entered most of our houses. You could easily hear the loud sneezing or coughing sounds of your neighbors during early morning hours. This is the best time to introduce the highly beneficial Gooseberries or aamla in your daily diet. These are the richest source of vitamin C, vitamin…

Doodh Pitthas/ Stuffed rice dumplings

  This is a traditional dessert of North East parts of India usually made in the winter months (Paush mahina) . This unique recipe is made by preparing a milk fudge that is stuffed inside a rice ball and dipped in a dense milk syrup. Unlike other dumplings, they are not steamed rather they are…

Besan Halwa

Besan halwa or roasted gram flour pudding is a common North Indian dessert. This is one recipe I always ask my Mom for. Though a very easy recipe but it takes lots of effort and practice to get the perfect taste. Finally, I have managed to get the perfect taste like my Mom’s. This is…

Irish Tea Brack

Irish Tea Brack or Barmbrack is a traditional Irish fruit cake served anytime of the year. But, the Christmas time is reason for me to bake.  The dry fruits basically comprise of apricots, plums, cranberries, blue berries, cherries, dates, raisins etc (you can end up choosing any of your choice). These dry fruits are then…