Hokkaido Milk Bread with Tangzhong

Hokkaido Milk Bread with Tangzhong

The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight… – M.F.K. Fisher, from The Art of Eating I think when MFK fisher said that she was thinking about the Hokkaido bread made with the Tangzong method.  Well may be not really, but a […]

Hot and Spicy Schoolyard Shrimp - Guest Post for Creative Culinary

Hot and Spicy Schoolyard Shrimp – Guest Post for Creative Culinary

“Food is humanitarian: sharing it bridges cultures, making friends of strangers pleasantly surprised to learn how much common ground they ultimately share.” ―Anthony Beal Food is how I met Barb, the creator of the wonderful blog-  Creative Culinary  .  She started The Front Range Food Blogger group for the local bloggers to get together and meet and talk […]

Kashmiri Kabargah - Fried Lamb Ribs

Kashmiri Kabargah – Fried Lamb Ribs

As I sit to write this post, I am feeling nostalgic. Kabargah is a dish that features in all our major celebrations and as we have established by now, all our celebrations begin and end with food as the main focus.  More than a couple of decades ago, when Kashmir was still the peaceful paradise, […]

Kadhi Pakoda - Yogurt & Chickpea Flour Soup with Baked Fenugreek Fritters

Kadhi Pakoda – Yogurt & Chickpea Flour Soup with Baked Fenugreek Fritters

    Dahi in Hindi/Urdu, Zamut do’dh in Kashmiri, Thayir in Tamil, Doi in Bengali, Perugu in Telugu and yogurt in English. Yogurt is  an important part of the Indian food culture across the nation.  And it was an important part of the meal at home. It was served with every meal.  As a lassi […]

Rajma - Indian Style Kidney Beans

Rajma – Indian Style Kidney Beans

Has it ever happened to you, that you presented the idea of making the best dish from your hometown with so much enthusiasm that you could barely resist the urge to get going and make it but your baloon of excitement was burst with one simple “ Sure! But I don’t understand what the fuss […]

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

Dear Eggs, You have been whipped, cracked, beaten and scrambled in my kitchen. You have been boiled, fried and baked too. And If that was not enough, I dropped you in soups and also poached you. The reason why I am writing to you today is that I never really ever told you or anyone […]