Category: saffron

Challah Bread 0

Challah Bread

Fresh out of the oven challah One particular bread on my mind was challah. According to Wiki, challah is a special ceremonial Jewish bread, usually braided, and eaten on Sabbath and other Jewish holidays....

Tomato Shorba With Saffron Focaccia 0

Tomato Shorba With Saffron Focaccia

East meets west in this simple meal. One is a hearty Indian soup referred to as shorba in the northern part of our country. And the other has its origins in Italy. This year...

Sikarni, A Nepalese Dessert 0

Sikarni, A Nepalese Dessert

Sikarni Inspiration for this dessert first came from a small book on Nepalese recipes. It was gifted to me by my sister-in-law several years ago. This picture was taken when I made it for...

Chicken Tagine With Pea Pulao 0

Chicken Tagine With Pea Pulao

Chicken tagine with pea pulao and cucumber salad Although I bought a tagine about two years ago, I had never used it. But with both boys home at the moment and New Year’s celebratory...

Rasmalai 0

Rasmalai

It’s a traditional Bengali dessert that I made for Diwali. The Festival of Lights would be incomplete without mithai. So rasmalai it is. But with a major cut on the sugar factor.And I used...

Tri-colour Chicken Biryani With Cucumber Raita 0

Tri-colour Chicken Biryani With Cucumber Raita

Much before Independence Day draws near, the colours of our flag light up a million spaces and invariably my thoughts turn to the beautiful combination of saffron, white, and green. Around this time of...

Bread & Butter Pudding With Oranges, Cardamom & Saffron 0

Bread & Butter Pudding With Oranges, Cardamom & Saffron

The other day, for a family dinner, I made this dessert. I had posted about a similar pudding before but this one is slightly different. And it’s got oranges! That took this dish to...

Spiced Pear Loaf With White Chocolate 0

Spiced Pear Loaf With White Chocolate

Spiced pear loaf with white chocolate When I first saw the pear cake and pear loaf images on the internet I was completely bowled over. Of course I couldn’t wait to get started. But...

Starfruit Saffron Upside-down Cake 0

Starfruit Saffron Upside-down Cake

With another harvest from my starfruit plant, I was wondering about how to use them in my recipes. Cake was certainly not on my mind but after watching Rachel Allen’s Cake Diaries, I was...

Sabudana Kheer 0

Sabudana Kheer

Sabudana kheer The blogosphere has been sweetened to a great extent by posts on kheer, mainly the ones made with sago.:) I couldn’t resist the temptation as kheer is a dish that I love...