Dessert, Sweets

Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdoodle

I have been seeing pumpkin snickerdoodles everywhere right now and I couldn’t wait to make them. I love anything that has to do with pumpkin. But then I stumbled upon pumpkin snickerdoodles stuffed with a surprise cream cheese filling. Life doesn’t get better than that! It’s been almost 2 weeks I have been MIA. I… Continue reading Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdoodle


Main Course

Chicken Kathi Roll (Chicken Frankie)

Chicken Kathi roll or Chicken Frankie are the Indian version of a wrap and are an extremely popular street food in India. It’s finger-liking good! Street food brings out the essence of the local culture. It holds a special place in the hearts of people who love the authentic food cooked by “chefs” from the… Continue reading Chicken Kathi Roll (Chicken Frankie)

Breakfast, Brunch

Bombay Style Breakfast Kababs

Our weekday breakfast is the usual cereal, toast, eggs. Because who has the time to cook something fancy in the morning? Ummm not me! But weekend breakfast holds a very special place in our heart. On Saturday’s Mr. Mint Thief happily takes over the kitchen & treats me to amazing breakfast like poha (flattened rice) , grilled sandwiches,… Continue reading Bombay Style Breakfast Kababs

Bohra Cuisine · Dessert, Sweets

Thuli (Broken Wheat & Jaggery Dessert)

Traditional Bohra dessert made from cracked wheat, ghee (clarified butter) and melted jaggery; usually served to celebrate birthdays as per Islamic calendar. This is an old post that has been sitting in my drafts folder for far too long. I wasn’t sure about sharing this recipe as the pictures didn’t turn out well; I was… Continue reading Thuli (Broken Wheat & Jaggery Dessert)

Breakfast, Brunch

Buttermilk Biscuits With Garlic & Scallions

These delicious Buttermilk Biscuits are so simple, flavorful & flaky. They are packed with scallions & garlic. I absolutely love biscuits. The very first time I tried biscuits was at Popeye’s after I moved to the US.  I  fell in love with popeye’s biscuits. They were so warm, fluffy, flaky & buttery. From that day onwards we… Continue reading Buttermilk Biscuits With Garlic & Scallions

Bohra Cuisine · How to make/Basics

Homemade Coconut Milk From Fresh Coconut

Coconut milk is one of my favorite ingredients. I usually buy coconut milk cans in bulk and use it in everything from smoothies, desserts to savory recipes like curry or soups. Even though I use it, I’m not really a fan of the additives & preservatives you can find in store-bought coconut milk. Mr. Mint Thief… Continue reading Homemade Coconut Milk From Fresh Coconut

Appetizer, Snacks · Breakfast, Brunch

Refried Bean & Fajitas Quesadilla

These hearty quesadillas are filled with spicy refried beans and melted cheese. Serve them with spicy chipotle salsa to really take them over the top. These are great for an appetizer or brunch. Just checked the date of my first post today and you know what The Mint Thief is a month (and a day)… Continue reading Refried Bean & Fajitas Quesadilla