Aloo Paratha / Indian Potato stuffed Flatbread. Served with fresh curd and tomato ketchup. selective focus

Making Paratha Bread

June 18, 2020 smitsa 0

Paratha is a classic Indian flat bread which is similar to a chapati only richer and flakier. It looks like a triangular bread. The bread […]

Delicious Double chocolate chip cookies with mint


May 4, 2020 smitsa 0

Cookies are a must for the home baker. A proper biscuit to cut the teeth on. The double chocolate chip cookie is an absolute delight. […]

Steamed cake being prepared from a yeast-infused dough

Steamed Cake

September 11, 2019 smitsa 0

A steamed cake is very distinct from a baked cake. Seems simple to say but they are very different in texture and resemble a steamed […]


Producing Crackers

December 19, 2018 smitsa 0

Crackers are a type of biscuit which have  long been valued for their diversity and versatility. They were produced to sustain travelers such as seafarers […]

Steamed chinese bun

Chinese Steamed Buns

November 9, 2018 smitsa 0

Chinese steam bread or buns are popular staples to accompany all sorts of chinese dishes. Peking duck and chow meins are all popular dishes which […]


September 17, 2018 smitsa 0

Ciabatta bread, for all its ubiquity has retained its quality even though it is produced a massive scale. It is one of the great breads […]

Sfogliatella, typical italian cake from Naples.


October 11, 2017 smitsa 0

Sfogliatella or Lobster tails in English was one of the show stoppers (I prefer treats) in the Great British Bake Off. What an interestingly complex baked sweet […]

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Lucknow Cuisine: Sheermal Bread

August 12, 2017 smitsa 0

Sheermal or Shirmal (Persian: شیرمال‎; Urdu: شیرمال‬‎ “shyrmal”; Hindi: शीरमल) is a bread which features heavily in Awadhi cuisine that derives from Lucknow in particular in India. It came to light after one […]