My baking goals

My friends know that I love baking. Creating baked goods is a form of therapy and sharing them is an act of love. However, my friends would also tell you that I am not a perfect baker. Have I accidentally undercooked baked goods? Yes. Have I had to completely scrap and throw away entire projects… Continue reading My baking goals

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Project Cookie Claus

Note: You can find images from the execution of Project Cookie Claus here.  This is the year I partook in the tradition of the Holiday cookie swap! Since I couldn’t be with family or friends this year, I took to utilizing the postal service to tell my loved ones that I … well loved them.… Continue reading Project Cookie Claus

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Project Cookie Claus – a diary of images

This blog is a follow up from this blog about how I planned Project Cookie Claus and sent 9 sets of friends packages full of cookies and cakes! The photo diary The initial planning stages  The holiday cards I sent out Chocolate chip shortbread cookies Gingerbread people  Matcha flavoured pocky  Lemon pistachio loaf  Pumpkin bread

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A very desi thanksgiving

Remember how I threw a desi 4th of July BBQ? Well it only made sense to follow that up with a desi thanksgiving dinner. The first one that I hosted at my home. The menu Appetizers: A trio of chips and dips Chips: Tortilla chips, pita chips and crackers Dips: Salsa, baba ganoush and hummus… Continue reading A very desi thanksgiving

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Mushroom and Spinach Quiche

What is it? A vegetarian quiche recipe adapted from the NYT Cooking guide on how to make quiche. Serves: 4 Ingredients Crust: 2 cups/250 grams all-purpose flour, more as needed 1 teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon sugar 1 cup/225 grams unsalted butter (2 sticks), cold, cut in 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 cup ice water, or as… Continue reading Mushroom and Spinach Quiche

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Peri peri chicken burgers

What is it? Copy cat Nandos peri peri chicken burgers Serves 8 Ingredients 8 Burger buns 1.5 lb chicken breasts (2 breasts) 25g Nandos dry peri peri rub Accoutrements: Sliced onions Sliced tomatoes Cheese Fries! Condiments Ketchup Nandos Sauce Mayonnaise Directions Cut the breast into half through the center and then cut each half into… Continue reading Peri peri chicken burgers

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