These are my step by step instructions on how to make a proper cup of tea (using British teabags). No fancy teacups here, just mugs.
Afternoon tea scones are a quintessential part of British culture. Learn how to make the best scones using my tried and tested scone recipe, and how to serve them with a lovely cup of proper British tea.
How to make Chai Tea. Ingredients: Serves 4 8 cardamom seeds8 cloves4 black peppercorns2 cinnamon sticks1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, sliced2 cups whole milk4 bags black tea (such as Darjeeling)8 teaspoons sugar or more, to taste Directions: Place the cardamom, cloves, and peppercorns in a resealable
Mathri is a classic Indian snack recipe which is extremely popular in Northern India. Baked mathri recipe is the healthier version of the Indian savoury snack recipe. It is a crispy delight with lot of flavours and flaky texture. For the Mathri recipe, the dough is the prepared with flour, dried fenugreek leaves, spices, seasoning, oil, water and is then rolled out into small flat discs. These small discs are then either baked or deep fried. Baked mathri is mostly served at teatime with a cup of hot tea or as a snack for munching with pickles or chutneys.
My kid is a big cup cakes fan and always wants to buy them whenever we visit walmart or any other grocery stores. And I always find some excuses and make him get distracted. I too love cup cakes but looking at the food color they put there, oh! I just don't feel like going for them. I always try to avoid artificial food colors and look out for natural food colouring , wherever possible. The other day, I wanted to make few red colored cup cakes and didn't wanted to make use of artificial color. I did some research on how to make food coloring and learnt how to make natural colors at home. Henceforth will implement those whenever I make cookies or cakes. If you are planning to make red color, then go for Beet Puree , instead of Beet juice, because raw puree works best instead of juice. You can also make red velvet cake or red velvet cupcakes with beets and throw away artificial red color. So, Using above technique, I prepared around 18 Cup cakes using beet root puree prepared out of 1 medium sized beet, mixed in my regular cup cake ingredients and believe me, they turned out to be super moist and fluffy. I also prepared oreo cookies butter cream frosting for my cupcakes , because Oreos are another favorites in my family. But only make sure that you make fine powder of your cookies while mixing in the frosting, othewise, the pieces will get stuck to the piping nozzle and you won't be able to frost properly. Actually I wanted to prepare oreo cupcakes, but later changed my mind so thought of preparing oreo frosting and Beet Root Cup cakes.
Shankarapali aka shankarpali recipe is a classic Indian snacks recipe which is frequently prepared in the northern and western Indian houses and sweet shops. These crispy, flaky, sweet and melts-in-mouth pieces of delights are perfect for festive seasons. Whether its Holi or Diwali, shankarpali sweet has always appeared as the most popular snacks recipe for munching anytime and anywhere. It is basically small diamond or square shaped deep-fried crackers recipe prepared with a sweet dough of all-purpose flour, ghee, sugar, milk and a pinch of cardamom powder. It is mostly served as afternoon snacks with a cup of hot tea or simply for munching.
How to make a Thai Iced Tea. INGREDIENTS: Serves 5 5 cups boiling water1 cup Thai tea mix3/4 cup Extra Fine Granulated SugarHalf & half, condensed milk, or coconut evaporated milk to tasteCrushed iceTapioca pearls, optional DIRECTIONS: In a pitcher, combine boiling water, Thai tea mix, and suga
Palak Pakoda or Palak Pakora is an amazing recipe for pakoda which is vastly popular in India, especially during Monsoon. It has got the perfect bite of crisp with delectably healthy spinach. This deep-fried fritter is the amalgamation of chopped Spinach, Onions, Ginger-Garlic paste, Gram flour, Rice flour and some spices which are deep fried in small portions. Spinach pakoda is a perfect companion for evening snacks with a cup of tea. It is one of the most frequently served Indian snack recipe too in many parties and ceremonies.
Thekua recipe is a pure Bihari delicacy which is immensely popular in the subcontinents of eastern India. It is considered as one of the essential elements of holy “Chhath puja” prasad which is offered to God. Basically, in thekua preparation whole wheat flour is kneaded to a dough with ghee, jaggery syrup and shaped into different sizes-shapes and is then deep fried. Flavouring agent and dry fruits are added to enhance the dish further. Thekua recipe with jaggery is much more than a homemade Indian cookie. It is mostly served as an evening snacks or at teatime with a cup of hot tea.
How to make Sauteed Guanche Rice. Ingredients: 300g long grain rice2 bananas1 chicken breast1 red onion1 small yellow pepper8 cherry tomatoes30 gr / 1 tea cup raisinsChiveClove1 Star aniseOlive oilPepperSalt Instructions: Cook the rice in a saucepan with water and salt. (15 - 20 minutes)Meanwhile we
Lenten banana muffins. No eggs, no dairy.Moist, sweet with distinctive banana flavor they go so good with a cup of English Breakfast Tea and a piece of soft vegetarian butter. The result of 10-minute excruciating labor is freshly baked homemade healthy banana muffins for breakfast!Bon Appétit!
How to make Crispy Balls at home. Enjoy a delicious Crispy Balls with family with our easy recipe. A simple tea time snack. Ingredients: Rice Flour - 1 cup
Paneer pakora recipe aka paneer pakoda recipe is a delectable crispy delight where tender and moist paneer lies within the spicy and crunchy gram flour coating. It is one of the immensely popular and beloved Indian snacks recipes which is sold in numerous places, starting from the street food vendors to the reputed restaurants. In this preparation, paneer aka Indian cottage cheese pieces are tossed in spices and then dipped in spicy gram flour batter and deep fried in oil. Paneer ke pakore is mostly accompanied as an appetizer or afternoon snack with some green chutney or tomato ketchup along with a cup of hot tea.
Kucho nimki aka kucho nimki recipe Bengali is a pure Bengali delicacy and one of the most popular Bengali snack recipes. It is a traditional recipe which has been prepared from generations to generations, every year in almost every Bengali house during Durga puja. Honestly, kucho nimki recipe does not require any introduction. It is basically small diamond or rhombus shaped deep fried savoury crackers recipe prepared with all-purpose flour, nigella seeds, salt, oil. It is mostly served at tea-time with a cup of hot tea or as a snack for munching.
This Dried Fruit and Nut Loaf is a perfect British ‘tea time’ treat. Served up with a lovely cup of tea on a grey and drizzly afternoon, it will put a smile on anyone’s face! This dried fruit and nut bread recipe is, like banana bread, truly more of a cake - although I’m not averse to a slathering of butter on my slice, and I always feel, however untrue it is, that calling a cake ‘bread’ somehow takes away some of the naughtiness! A no yeast bread with dried fruit is surprisingly versatile. We enjoy it as a sweeter breakfast treat, swapping out toast, a croissant or a hot cross bun for a nice slice. I also wrap it up and add it to my daughters’ packed lunch boxes. I’ll always make sure there’s a good portion left for afternoon tea though - in the mid afternoon with a cup of tea or coffee, it’s a great excuse for a ten minute sit down and a little time to yourself. This loaf cake is truly one of those great hybrid bakes that functions as both breakfast treat and afternoon tea indulgence. It’s a quick and easy recipe that has a distinctly warming, seasonal feel due to the aromas of cinnamon and orange that emanate from the oven whilst it cooks…it’s an Autumn staple in our house!
How to make Kidneys in Sherry. Ingredients for 4 servings: 500 grs. of veal or lamb kidneys1 small red onion2 green onions2 garlic cloves2 flour tea spoons1 small cup of water1 small cup of Jerez wine1/2 tea spoon of sweet red ground peppera bit of black peppersaltextra virgin olive oilparsley1 smal
Papdi is one of the most essential components of Chaat recipes of India. It is a small crispy flat bread which adds a supreme crunch and unbeatable taste to many chaat recipes. Papdi is prepared by the dough of All-purpose flour, semolina and some carom seeds. This dough is rolled out and cut into small discs and then deep fried in low flame. Papdi is also accompanied with a cup of tea as evening snacks.
How to make Green Tea Ice Cream. Ingredients: Serves 4-6 1 Cup Cashews, soaked3/4 Cup Water or Non-dairy milk4 Bananas, frozen and broken into chunks5-6 Mint leaves1 Tbsp Agave nectar1 1/2 tsp Matcha (Green Tea) powder1/4 tsp Xanthan gum or 1/2 Tbs Vodka (stops it being too solid) Method: Blend cash
Coffee cake easy aka coffee and walnut cake recipeis undoubtedly one of the most beloved cake recipes worldwide. From kids to adult, everyone falls for it. It has been winning everyone’s heart from years with its intense flavour and scrumptious taste. This coffee walnut cake has been prepared with normal cake batter, strong coffee, lots of walnuts and then layered and frosted with coffee cream frosting. It is mostly served as a dessert or as tea cake with a cup of coffee in the evening.
Mango cake recipe with egg is undoubtedly one of the most beloved mango dessert recipes worldwide. This simple mango cake recipe has been prepared with normal cake batter and alphonso mango puree. The USP of this easy cake recipe is its beautiful yellow colour and the flavour of king of fruits ‘Mango’. It is mostly served as a dessert or as tea cake with a cup of tea or coffee in the evening.
The holiday season has begun, we are only a few days until Christmas and New Year’s Eve. This is a great time of the year to shower the ones you love gift and attention. A good gift doesn’t have to be expensive. If you are tight on budget and didn’t have enough time these 5 homemade gift ideas perfect for you. 1.Vanilla Sugar Sounds fancy, easy to make, and is perfect sprinkled over french toast or to add extra flavour for your drink. How to make: for every cup of granulated sugar you need about 1-2 medium size vanilla bean. Halve vanilla beans in a lengthwise, scrape vanilla seeds from pod using the knife into the sugar. Bury vanilla bean in sugar, keep it in an airtight container and let it stand for at least 3 days. 2. Masala Chai Blend You can easily get instant masala chai in the supermarket, but nothing better than fresh spices and good quality tea for your chai latte. There is no specific recipe for masala chai, each household in India have their own favourite blend. However, the essential component for masala chai is tea (mostly use strong black tea like Assam tea), ginger, cardamom, …