Category: almonds

Date & Almond Cookies 0

Date & Almond Cookies

This was a post in my draft list so it wasn’t something I made recently. I haven’t been very active here but on my Facebook page, I try to put in some time every...

Chocolate-dipped Madeleines 0

Chocolate-dipped Madeleines

Madeleines dipped in white and dark chocolate and coated with toasted/sliced almonds I have been spending time with some of the books I had bought ever since I started blogging about food. One of...

Almond & Basil Pesto 0

Almond & Basil Pesto

Ever since the horticultural shows in our city got bigger, more herbs and vegetables that were available only in the metros came our way. Earlier, no nursery stocked basil and oregano and other herbs...

Khurmani Kofta Curry/Meat balls stuffed with dried apricots 0

Khurmani Kofta Curry/Meat balls stuffed with dried apricots

Khurmani kofta curry with peas pulao When it comes to cooking meat I cannot imagine leaving out onions and garlic but going through a book on Kashmiri cooking in the Saraswat style I came...

Nut Tart With Caramel 0

Nut Tart With Caramel

Nut tart with caramel With all the nuts that came by way of Diwali gifts, I thought one of the ways of using them up would be in making nut tarts. I had never...

Linzer Torte For Valentine’s Day 0

Linzer Torte For Valentine’s Day

Linzer torte Ever since I saw a photo of Linzer torte by a friend, I couldn’t get the picture out of my mind. Pastry that was so beautiful I knew I had to bake...

Prune Tart 0

Prune Tart

The last time I made prune tarts, I had written that it would be a joy to bake them again and again during the cooler months. It isn’t all that cool as yet but...

Galette des rois 0

Galette des rois

Bitten by the pastry bug, my latest attempt was to make galette des rois or French Epiphany cake particularly after seeing David Lebovitz’s post on the same. How could the combination of these ingredients...

Dundee Cake 0

Dundee Cake

Dundee cake with mustard blooms in the background  Winter is usually the time when I tend to meet more people than the rest of the year. Our getting-together dinners and lunches have started which...