Every now and then its nice to roll up some yeasty dough and create baked goodies in the kitchen. Bread baking gives a high that cannot be explained! The sight of the dough rising up to a perfect double , the heady aroma of that freshly baked bun filling up your home brings in a lot of happiness to my life. And when the two boys munch up on these goodies it just doubles up the joy. Spicy Keema Rolls are very easy to make, well as usual you would say!
With Raksha Bandhan just around the corner, this is a good time to share this easy laddoo recipe that the sisters can whip up for their loving brothers on the festive day. I don’t have a brother of my own but my army of cousin brothers have never made me feel left out on Raksha bandhan. It is a day I love to cook for them and feed them and pamper them in everyway I can. Along with an elaborate lunch spread , this instant besan laddoo recipe would come very handy I suppose. The traditional method of making these gramflour laddoos can get quite tedious but not anymore. This microwave recipe will take just about 10 mins and just a few basic ingredients. I am always a bit apprehensive in trying out shortcut methods but have to admit that sometimes such time saving recipes are a saviour.
Somedays you just need some pick me ups. Somedays you just want to pamper yourself. And what better way than desserts to do that for you. Desserts that don’t need much preps but is a taste of heaven. Desserts that you can put together in a jiffy. This Boozy Peaches and Cream recipe is just that!
Now Peaches & Cream is a classic and you shoud not fiddle around too much with cassic recipes. Its a simple summertime dessert consisting of sliced peaches with some whipped cream, quite popular in the South American countries. In Kolkata however tha availability of great quality peaches is kind of limited. I managed to get hold of a batch a while ago and added my little boozy twist to it. A ribboned bottle of Baileys was lying around for long and it went perfectly with peaches and cream.
Weekends call for something sweet and homemade. Weekends call for baking. Weekends call for Apple & Raisin Tea Cake – so that you can curl up with your favourite book in your favourite pajamas and indulge. And to top it this is another super easy – sure winner recipe. So whats stopping you fellas? Put on your baking hat and make your loved ones happy. Sure it will make you happy too.
When it rains , my food cravings rise up phenomenally. I am sure its the same for many of you. Our taste buds would salivate thinking about the sinful fried goodies like pakoras,bhajias and chop and cutlets for us Bangalis. Of course there is the Khichudi and endless cups of tea. But there are also times when you want to indulge , at the same time want to avoid too much of oily fried stuffs. This is exactly when you need to make yourself a plate of Chili Cheese Toast. Hardly any effort required , you can make many variations and treat yourself to some yummy good ness. Plus its baked!
Here I have only used cheese and chopped green chillies but another variation that I often make is adding some chopped salami to the topping. You could also use corn or paneer or sliced sausages – options are many.