Banana Walnut Cake (Serves: 4-6, Preparation Time: 45 minutes)

When I began baking a few years ago, I started with chocolate cake. It is every one’s favourite, especially so Amit’s (my husband). My experiment turned out pretty well, and then came numerous repetitions and variants. Of late, I graduated to trying my hands on different flavours.Being a fruit lover, a fruit cake was the obvious choice. Cooking and…

Aaloo Tikki with Vegetables (Makes 7-8; Preparation Time: 15 minutes)

My kitchen has turned into a working laboratory, I keep experimenting to dish out food items that are packed with nutrition  and appeal to my daughter’s palate. This tikki is one such recipe. I have noticed that kids like potatoes, so chances are, your little one will relish this too! Age Check: 9-month+ Ingredients 2…

Pasta with Spinach (Serves: 1; Preparation Time: 10 minutes)

Here is such a simple recipe that even the fathers can make for their little ones! This one has all the goodness of spinach, and its tastes very well.  Age Check: 12-month+ Ingredients 1/2 cups boiled Farfalle pasta (butterfly/bow shaped) – you can chop pasta in small pieces 15-20 spinach leaves, finely chopped (stem excluded) 2 tsp butter Crushed…

Pasta and Chicken Salad (Serves: 3-4; Preparation Time: 20 minutes)

For most of us weekends are synonymous with binging. We eat sinfully on Friday and Saturday and then are overcome with guilt by Sunday. Both Amit and I experience this so often and therefore try and compensate for all those calories we racked up carelessly with a lighter meal.If you can relate to the feeling, here…

Macaroni in White Sauce (Serves: 3-4; Preparation Time: 25 minutes)

With the onset of summers two things happen: One, relatively boring vegetables take over from the lush green winter basket and Two, the appetite whips up for only simple, ‘cool’ and non spicy food. Therefore, I bring to you a nice breakaway option from the usually boring dal, bhindi and roti to something simple yet…