Chef’s Table at JW Marriot, Chandigarh: A lesson in Tiramisu and lasagna

The Saturday that went, was spent treating my stomach to a cloud like tiramisu, amongst other deliciously prepared food and enjoying the company of some very lovely foodies. JW Marriot and the people behind GourmetChandigarh (instagram: @gourmetchandigarh) organized a Chef’s Table at Oregano, JW Marriot, Chandigarh...more

Savory Vegetable Pie

When my my parents were living in Allahabad, there was a lady my mom told me about who made really scrumptious pies. She was sweet enough to send two savory veg pies for me when I was around. The crust was buttery and rich...more

Peanut Butter Cookies

I know its a Tuesday and I know I haven’t been regular with GMT postings but I am sure the recipe for these peanut butter cookies will make up for the lack of me posting something Indian. Last week was rough- a tragedy happened during the renovation of our house which ended up in a worker’s death. It shook all of us and I can not even imagine what his family must have gone through ....more

Number Sugar Cookies

Surprise! Surprise! I am here with a post other than GMT!! ...more

GMT: Kasauli Day trip

Our companion on our trip. If you have been following my facebook or instagram page, you must have seen a picture or two of my trip to Kasauli recently. Since I have not entered the kitchen to make anything Indian in the longest time, I thought I will just share my experience and pictures from that...more

GMT : Prawns in garlic and curry leaves

A simple and easy prawns (shrimp) dish made with garlic and curry leaves. In my last post (which was two weeks back- I know, sorry! my bad!) I talked to you about the food we had in Goa ....more

GMT: Food in Goa

The Veg Burger at Thalassa, Goa Staple diet in Goa The View at Marriot, Goa ...more

STUFFED MUSHROOM AND SPINACH PIZZA BREAD

Wishing all the readers of The Novice Housewife a very happy New Year and lots and lots of good food like this stuffed mushroom and spinach braided bread. 2014 was not too great blogging wise. I did not post as often as I would have liked to ....more

Copy Cat P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps

So I wont bore you yet again with I have been busy and apologize yet again for being MIA. I think thats just been so overdone on the blog lately. So let’s get past that and let’s concentrate on today’s recipe ....more

GMT: Motichoor Halwa

After a long hiatus, (probably...more