Category Archives: Kid-Friendly

Technique  Steaming Eggs
Technique: Steaming Eggs

This test of the best ways to cook ‘boiled’ eggs from Serious Eats was life changing! I now only steam my eggs, rather than boil them. It’s faster & easier. From the site: “Lower your eggs straight from the fridge into already-boiling water, or place them in a steamer insert in a covered pot steaming […]

Awesome Star Wars Cake idea  A Sarlacc Pit
Awesome Star Wars Cake idea : A Sarlacc Pit

For the Star Wars fan in your life, a great cake! (would also be a cool halloween idea…) “Buttery caramel flavored moist bundt cake drizzled with homemade salted caramel sauce and dusted with Biscoff Cookie Crumbles. Two Biscoff madeleines with salted caramel buttercream teeth make the monster of this Star Wars Sarlacc Bundt Cake.”

Tricolor Parfait for 15 August
Tricolor Parfait for 15 August

Independence day is a great occasion to thank our thousands of our freedom fighters. It brings back the childhood memories of flag hoisting in school, various cultural functions and at the end of celebration sweet were distributed to everyone.

Mac n cheese muffins
Mac n cheese muffins

A fun way to eat your favourite and irresistible mac & cheese with creamy bechamel sauce in an easy to make, individual serving muffins.

Caramel filled Cupcakes
Caramel filled Cupcakes

Who doesn’t like moist spongy cupcakes, and when they are filled with gooey caramel and topped with nutella…. oh that is pure bliss :) :).

Blushing Popsicles
Blushing Popsicles

Blushing popsicles Let your children play with colours the healthy way…..bursting with flavours….”BLUSHING POPSICLES” :)

Vanilla Cupcakes
Vanilla Cupcakes

I think making cupcakes is the easiest thing to bake. Just mix all the ingredients, pour the batter into cupcake moulds and bake it for 15-20 mins. Ta-Da!!!! your cupcakes are ready :) I know cupcakes do have frosting on them otherwise it’s better to call them Muffins. But as they came out so perfect […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chip cookie is a drop cookie that originated in the United States. The traditional recipe combines a dough composed of butter and both brown and white sugar with semi-sweet chocolate chips.Now it has many variations. The chocolate chip cookie was invented by Ruth Graves Wakefield.Here I tried to follow  the  basic  recipe as much as […]

Tutti Fruity
Tutti Fruity

Tutti Fruity is nothing but a by-product of raw Papaya or it is better to say Indian Tutti Fruity is Candied Papaya!Few days back we were having Tutti Fruity Ice-cream in a nearby Ice-cream parlour and I found Pasta was super excited with tiny Tutti Fruities than her portion of Ice-cream! Me and hubby started […]

Spicy Watermelon
Spicy Watermelon

Spicy watermelon – an alternate go using melon fruit. Getting bored with usual smoothies and drinks? Give this spicy try. Red melons tossed in spices and drizzled with lemon.

Watermelon Popsicles
Watermelon Popsicles

Watermelon popsicles – Ice pops made from fresh watermelon puree. Simple to make with two ingredients watermelon and sugar. Rose essence is for additional flavor . Its optional to add. We can make with the addition of lemon too. This home made popsicles are good to enjoy in summer.

Eggless Vanilla Cake With Chocolate Ganache
Eggless Vanilla Cake With Chocolate Ganache

Personally I adore eggless cakes just like the egg version of cakes… In fact for me it’s bit difficult to make an Eggless cake as moist as a cake that contains Eggs. One of the main complications I found with Eggless Cakes is to raise it properly. Eggs play the role of riser in case […]

Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwich
Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwich

Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwich is one of my daughter’s favourite dish and I prefer to carry sandwiches during long travels not only for Pasta but for us also since we all cherish homemade Chicken Mayonnaise Sandwiches. Very handy and easy to make, these sandwiches are just perfect for tours…

Cheesy Herb Mathri Cigars
Cheesy Herb Mathri Cigars

Tea Time and snacks… They always go hand in hand… The tea time snacks for me with kiddos cannot be a daily affair so I prefer to stock it up…Being brought up in a marwari family, Mathri has always been a favourite tea time snack… Normal Mathri then again goes boring over the time…These Cheesy […]

Veggies and Cheese Overload Pizza
Veggies and Cheese Overload Pizza

Pizza …Pizza… It’s a treat…Pizza … Pizza … Fun to eat… Stringy gooey cheese so yummy… All the veggies in my tummy… Aah ! How much I love pizzas… And what a delight my 3 year olds love them too… Souvik has finally learnt to enjoy the pizza… And therefore its now a treat at […]

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Watermelon Kheer

It is too much hot in Pune. To beat the heat I made this delicious watermelon kheer. Get the Recipe: Watermelon Kheer

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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is a staple around our house – vanilla yogurt is one of the picky child’s favorite foods, and I’m a big fan of thick and creamy plain Greek yogurt. Yogurt is one of those foods that’s quite easy to make at home, but rarely attempted.  You don’t need a yogurt maker (although I think […]

How to make valentine's day cupcakes by hello naomi
Top cupcakes with fondant (valentine’s version)

Many people are intimidated by fondant, but it’s really not that hard to make really lovely cupcakes with fondant and a few simple techniques.  Hello Naomi did this great tutorial on making these simple cupcake toppers, perfect for valentine’s day.  The technique could of course be used for all sorts of occasions– you’re only limited […]

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Choco Chip Muffins

These muffins are very moist. If you are a chocolate lover, I bet you cannot stop by eating just one. Get the Recipe: Choco Chip Muffins

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Strawberry & Fruit Popsicles

These Fruit Popsicles will surly give you your 5 a day. Kids love them as well as adults and they are great to beat the heat in the summer. So easy to make, just add all the ingredients to a blender and whizz whizz whizz . My son loves them and its great cause its […]

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Thirunelvelli Halwa

An authentic halwa from tamil nadu , nellai district which very popular for its delicious taste and made with wheat berries From the original site: Thirunelveli halwa is my all time fav , as a kid i used to love the jelly like transparent halwa which my friends used to share with me at school […]

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Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word […]