Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan 30

Rustic almond and chocolate chunk Biscotti

I enjoy my evening tea and when the clock strikes 5, my senses start craving for a hot cup of tea. Yesterday a virtual friend Sarika Shah pinged me and mentioned that she would be in the vicinity. Now for the uninitiated, I have made many friends  in the virtual land of Facebook. Being a …

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Jan 28

Mexican Rice

Long ago, I read this recipe in a magazine. Don’t remember which – Woman’s Era, Caravan. Yeah my mom still subscribes to them. Now this is before I got into cooking. I had the habit of writing recipes in a long note book and saving it for a rainy day. A few years back, this …

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Jan 28

White Forest Fudge – Version 2

In my previous post, i told you about the dinner invitation and my plan the white forest fudge. So leisurely made the fudge and set it. Did a photo shoot too. Then decided to give my husband a taste and he declared it was too sweet. My kids took a bite and absolutely adored it. …

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Jan 28

White forest Fudge

We were recently invited over for dinner to my husband’s office colleagues house. I was keen on taking something with me but couldn’t afford to do anything elaborate. My maid was away at her village and elaborate translates to a lot of prep work and clean up post cooking. An easy dessert, that uses minimal …

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Jan 28

Sweet potatoes 2 Ways

An ingredient that I had not eaten since I was a kid and surprisingly my husband too had never tried it. Sweet potatoes. A healthy ingredient which sees a presence in many a Christmas dinner. Oven baked sweet potatoes with my special mix and my first attempt at hasselbacks but with sweet potatoes. Surprisingly filling …

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Jan 28

Mangalorean Padengi Gassi with Masala Dahi Bhaath

A home cooked Mangalorean meal usually features Padengi gassi – green moong coconut curry and a dahi bhaath. The tangy curd rice is such a wonderful partner to the spicy creamy lentil curry. Its the simple meals that we crave at times and it never fails to satiate our tastebuds and cravings.   Padengi gassi – green …

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Jan 28

Eggless wholewheat orange cupcake

I love my desserts and usually they are sinful with an addition of eggs. Was looking at some alternative ingredients to bake a cupcake. Browsing through the various talented bloggers in India, I found an interesting recipe by Priya Shiva. Eggless and wholewheat – not my preference but thought let me try atleast. Can give …

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Jan 28

Red Masala Fish Curry

There are so many fish curry’s available in the varied cuisines of India. This one is more Southern coastal, but difficult to pinpoint it to one region. A big plus point for this curry is that its one of the easy to make recipes and it’s super yum. Steamed rice and a generous serving of …

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Jan 23

7 Deadly Sins

SEVEN DEADLY SINS. Seven dips as an adaptation of these seven sins. Why sins because they are super addictive, super indulgent and super sinful. LUST – AN INTENSE DESIRE Tzatziki – a Greek yoghurt and cucumber dip that is not only healthy but lust worthy.   GLUTTONY – OVER INDULGENCE Sour cream – my favourite is the …

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Jan 23

Stuffed Rigatoni in Arrabiata sauce

Thanks to my newfound culinary passion, I have recently made quite a few foodie friends in the virtual world. We had a baking session at my place recently, which was a perfect opportunity to meet some of these wonderful girls. Foodie friends deserve a special meal. I wanted to try something new. So made stuffed rigatoni with …

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