Cranberry and pistachio biscotti

After I made the whole wheat cake rusks I wanted to try the Italian biscotti which are very similar to the rusks. Here also they are twice baked but here it’s the biscuit which is baked twice and in cake rusk, strips of cakes are baked to form the rusk. In biscotti dried fruits, nuts…

Whole wheat cake rusk

Cake rusks were another childhood favorite like the Madras Tea shop style butter biscuits. I grew up in Chennai but my Dida bari (maternal grand mother’s house) was in Faridabad. We used to spend our summer vacations their. The delicious savory as well as the sweet snacks were to die for. One such favorite was…

Whole Wheat Bread

There are many recipes of whole wheat breads online. What makes my recipe special? Nothing actually, I’m just sharing my story of bread baking here. What I learnt with my bread baking. It might be useful to a complete newbie to bread baking. I started my bread baking journey less than two months back. I…

Bengali style Mango Chutney Cake

I love the sweet and tangy raw mango chutney which I look forward to every summer. Mango chutney was a must thing back home to finish our lunch with everyday. We had a huge mango tree in our house in Chennai which used to bear loads of delicious mangoes every year. With the raw mangoes…

Elaichi ragi and Almond cookies

Every first time event in one’s life is special, some are memorable and some are not. This recipe is special and memorable one to me because this was my first maida less cookie recipe experiment that I made and it was a successful one. It was for my little one’s evening snack and he totally…

Banana Strawberry Upside down Cake

Doesn’t this cake look absolutely gorgeous? It tastes delicious and it is healthy too! I have baked upside down cakes with strawberries and bananas separately but never tried them together. Here I have used strawberry compote which has added to it’s aesthetic beauty as well as to it’s delicious flavor. Using combination of wheat, sorghum…

Coconut Orange and Cranberry cake

Combination of coconut and Orange is a match made in heaven! The cake is really moist with great texture and absolutely flavorful. The sweetness of the cake is balanced with tanginess from the dried cranberries. A very healthy cake made with combination of sorghum flour, amaranth flour and whole wheat flour. The cake looks bright…

Tangy Tomato Crackers

It is said “Necessity is the mother of all invention”,  I would like to change it to availability is the mother of all invention. In my case it’s always the latter. This recipe is the best example of that.  I was not planning to make tomato crackers, when I opened the fridge and found loads…

Bhapa Chocolate Misti doi

Bhapa chocolate Mishti doi is my variation to the famous Bengali Mishti doi which is loved by all once they have had the taste of it.  Bhapa chocolate Mishti doi is a delight for chocolate lovers. It’s a perfect dessert during summer. And this is so simple that it can be whipped up in no…

Jagerry Cinnamon rolls

I love the beautiful buttery smell of the freshly baked cinnamon rolls. Here I’ve used whole wheat along with jagerry to make it healthy. It does create the same magic and it is as delicious! If you are a beginner in bread baking have a look at whole wheat bread. Check other stuffed bread recipes chicken salami…