Category: home-grown produce

Smoked Pork Sausage Quiche With Braided Edges 0

Smoked Pork Sausage Quiche With Braided Edges

Not a quiche again!! I know. I know! But it’s the first day of March and I wanted to try out something new regarding quiches. I had been reading up on coconut oil crusts...

Pea Shoots Salad With Chicken & Cucumber 0

Pea Shoots Salad With Chicken & Cucumber

If I am sitting down and enjoying this with a little more gusto than I usually do, it is for a very good reason. My kind of small space gardening was never about competing...

Beetroot Salad With Labneh & Dried Cranberries 0

Beetroot Salad With Labneh & Dried Cranberries

Beetroot salad with labneh & dried cranberries With all the gorging that happened in the last week of last month, I am including more helpings of salads in my meals. With the micro greens,...

Yardlong Bean Salad 0

Yardlong Bean Salad

Diwali is just round the corner but before I write about something sweet, here’s a salad made from home-grown beans. These are yardlong beans and available throughout the summer months. Since I don’t have...

Mixed Salad With Sponge Gourd Flowers 0

Mixed Salad With Sponge Gourd Flowers

It was only recently  I learnt that the blooms of the sponge gourd are edible. I do have a fascination for edible blooms but in my part of the world they seem to be...

Pineapple & Starfruit Pie 0

Pineapple & Starfruit Pie

Pineapple & starfruit pie Apart from baking with yeast, I have also been trying out leafy and floral pie crusts. Not all of them get blogged about as something (minor) goes wrong and I...

Teasel Gourd In A Green Curry 0

Teasel Gourd In A Green Curry

Summer means gourds and teasel gourd happens to be my favourite. Despite its spiny appearance (which gives it its other name…hedgehog gourd) the taste is mild. I usually buy this vegetable but the other...

Pesto Bread Rolls 0

Pesto Bread Rolls

Pesto bread rolls As I type this I can see my jamun tree with only a few fruits left. Seasons come and go but for food bloggers, each one is a delight with the...

Trifle Pudding With Jamun Jam 0

Trifle Pudding With Jamun Jam

Trifle pudding with jamun jam Jamun season is almost over. And like every year the splash of purple has been intense!:) Before the season is truly over, the enthusiasm to use more of the...

Pesto Muffins 0

Pesto Muffins

I’m pretty happy with the growth of my basil plants this year. There was a time when I would make pesto and then wait for the leaves to grow again. That felt like the...