As You Name It – Chocolate Cups with Fabelle

Go make your favorite chocolate cups filled with some delicious fillings at Fabelle’s boutique in your city!

I was invited to experience some excellent Chocolate – in its best form – at Fabelle’s boutique last week. Fabelle redefines the meaning of customised luxury, creates chocolate history by taking personalization to the next level!

Remember when I couldn’t stop gushing about the five elements of the Universe in chocolate form? While I chose Fire because it excited me the most, there was more excitement in store for me that day…    (more…)

How to cook Basmati Rice in a Pan

Learn How to cook fluffy Basmati Rice in a Pan with this useful tutorial.

How to cook Basmati Rice in a Pan Tutorial

Whether you’re making Pulao, Biryani, Fried Rice, Stuffed Peppers or Kheer, Basmati rice – with its wonderful aroma – is the most preferred choice. Indians use Basmati Rice extensively. Cooking rice in a pan is easy and requires all of 20 minutes. I prefer this method over the pressure cooker method for the Basmati rice because the rice comes out fluffy and separated here.

You can use the same concept to cook any kind of rice in a pan. The amount of water you will use will obviously differ – depending on what kind of rice you’re using.   (more…)

Homemade Buttermilk Substitute

Learn how to make homemade buttermilk substitute using 2 very common ingredients!

How to make homemade Buttermilk Substitute with 2 Ingredients Recipe by

Buttermilk is a very basic baking ingredient that makes cakes, biscuits and breads oh-so-soft! In fact, it is so hugely popular that a lot of places in Europe sell this in the stores! However, if you don’t have access to readily available buttermilk you can make a substitute at home within minutes. All you need are milk and vinegar / lemon juice – ingredients that you probably already have on hand!   (more…)

Masala Bhaat

Delicately spiced traditional Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat or Masale Bhat.

Masala Bhaat Recipe | Masale Bhaat or bhat recipe | Maharashtrian masala rice recipe withs tep by step pictures | Foodomania

A quick look at the recipes on this blog will reveal 2 things: I’m obsessed with chocolate and rice. There is no dearth of recipes using either of the 2 ingredients. When it comes to dessert, I love using chocolate more than anything else. And when it comes to entrée, the desi soul in me automatically looks for something with rice in it.

I mean how could you not love rice right? It is fluffy, flavorful and such a delight to eat. This recipe for Masala Bhaat is wonderful – not just because it is so easy to make and tastes delicious, but also because it is such a wholesome meal when served with a bowl of yogurt.    (more…)