I am a 36 year old Indian living in Germany with my German husband and 6 year old son. I am a foodaholic and love taking pictures of my food experiments.

Preserving Summer: Jams, Jellies, Chutneys and Relishes

I am sure many of us are finding ourselves with a surplus amount of fresh produce. As home gardens, Framer's markets, and CSA boxes are currently overflowing with lovely looking fresh fruit and vegetables, my thoughts normally turn to preserving them for use later in the year. My solution to all this surplus produce is preserving – making jams, jellies, chutneys and preserves is something we have gotten used to doing every year. Although it’s just the three of us, our consumption on these items is rather high. ...more

I've never made any type of jam, jelly, or chutney! Partly it's because I don't really like the ...more

Butter Oil - What Is it?

A while ago a good friend of mine gave me a gorgeous bottle filled with "Butter Oil". I had never heard of it and the first time I cooked with it I was really taken away by the fantastic rich buttery flavor it gave. I decided to do a research on butter oil and was pleasantly surprised at the little I found about butter oil. I posted an article about it on my blog and got a few interesting comments regarding the product. ...more
in middle east we used to make our own butter oil, it is very simple you just melt the butter on ...more