Italian and Mexican cuisine are close contenders as far as my favourite food is concerned, just after Indian food. While I think I have some ‘Past life connection’ with Italy and the comforting Italian cuisine, the vibrant Mexican food (or Tex-Mex) manages to cheer me up even on dreary days….
I love experimenting with different grains and flours. Jowar, Nagli/Ragi,Amaranth, Corn etc.. are pantry staples in my house. Most of the times,I use a blend of these grains for our day-to-day food in the form of khichdis, upmas,dosas….
.The slight tangy taste of the dried fruits compliments the sweetness of the cake. Prunes and Apricots add a chewy texture to the cake and help to keep the cake moist. We loved the nutty walnut flavour which also added crunch to the cake….
Spices are a way of life in India as far as food is considered! A variety of spices are skillfully blended in Indian cuisine not only for the flavor they impart to any dish but also for their health benefits….