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Tips & Techniques

Even the best chefs in the world makes mistakes. Since I’m far from the best, I am rather prone to mistakes but I also believe that it is from mistakes that one learns and remembers. I wll tag some of my food mishaps within this category and give you my tips to avoid them. I clearly should practice what I preach. In addition, I will use this catergory to tag recipes where I describe techniques to pip a cherry, thicken a lemon curd, dry roast spices etc.

Hey Pesto!

The title was my husband’s idea so blame him for tackiness. It’s kinda cute that he has become more involved with the …

Bulgur wheat salad

This salad started off being a butternut squash and couscous salad with apricots. Unfortunately, the supermarket didn’t have apricots or butternut squash …

Tempering in action

My last two posts Tempering/Seasoning de-constructed – Part I and Tempering/Seasoning de-constructed – Part II were about the concept of “tempering” with respect to South Indian food. In …