I first saw this loaf from Tartine on Mark’s blog and bookmarked it to try. It is a different matter that it has taken me over a year to actually mak
Back in Kerala, my home state, you will find bananas in most kitchens. In the old days, when everyone lived in single houses on a bit of land and not in apartments like today, you couldn’t find a home without its own coconut trees and banana plants. The coconut
Scones used to be the stuff of my childhood storybooks. A lot of those books used to be by British authors and they would conjure up elaborate evening teas in the homes of gentle folk (including various Dukes and Duchesses, Earls and their Ladies, the local Squire and his wife, the Vicar in his Vica
Crumpets are griddle/ skillet cooked leavened and spongy round breads which are an English tea-time favourite, but quite different from English muffins.
It seems it is the season of quick breads on many a food blog right now, with St. Patrick’s Day this month. “Quick breads” is also the theme for [Bread Baking Day (a.k.a BBD)](
There are many fruits, vegetables and foods whose existence I discovered only after I started blogging and following other food blogs, as they were not available in India. In the past 5 or 6 years, many of these have started losing their mysteriousness as they have become regulars on the store shelv
For this month at “This Book Makes Me Cook”, the chosen book was Anne of Green Gables by [Lucy Maud Montgomery](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Maud_Montgomery
These scones made in the microwave are something I have been making for a long time now. In fact, this recipe is among the first few I collected when I first bought my microwave. This came from a friend who herself had collected it from some old English magazine!