Caramel Custard

My version of the quintessential ‘Caramel Custard’ that showed up on our frugal dessert table quite often when we were young. This one is slightly more luxurious than the wobbly one we had as kids. It's baked, not steamed. If you are making one large pudding, steaming it in the pressure cooker is quicker.

Karaikudi, Chettinad, South India

Karaikudi, South India. We managed much more than we could ever imagine. 2 days can never be enough for a place as beautifully, and as historically and culturally rich like this. There's so much to explore, so many heritage sites in the region, ongoing ASI excavations, forts, temples, artisans, kitchens. Also so many more doors and windows, small things that fascinate me. Come share my journey deep into South India.

Wholegrain Oatmeal Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Wholegrain Oatmeal Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies that come together in a matter of minutes, fuss free and absolutely delicious. That they are 100% wholegrain makes them a winner. Swap the chocolate chips for raisins, maybe add some walnuts, or make them coffee chocolate chip cookies. Either way, these will disappear before you know it! This is pure comfort food.