Rava Kunuku / Semolina Fritters

What I am struggling the most these past few months is coming up with quick and easy snacks for the evening, especially what everyone at home likes. This rava kunukku or semolina fritters is one of the few that made the cut. The mixture of rava and curds makes it a soft and spongy snack…

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Hasselback Potatoes

I would make these hasselback potatoes whenever I had to cook for one. I miss those days when I would cheerfully wave goodbye to the husband and daughter in the morning and spend the day by myself doing multiple things. Now I end up spending the day just cooking and clearing up later and nothing…

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Rava Idli

Rava idli is not something I would usually write about. But it is one of my favorite breakfast dishes and I make it so often. In fact the first dish I think of when I see a jar of rava or semolina is to make idli. The soft texture of the idli with a slight bite aided by a fluffy feel as it melts into your mouth is what breakfast is all about.

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Chunky Marinara Sauce

The most popular sauce or side for bread is marinara sauce and it works best with everyone’s favorite bread-Pizza! I realised I have not posted about my chunky marinara sauce as yet on my blog and this is as good a time as any to remedy that. It stays good in the refrigerator up to…

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Roasted red pepper hummus

One of the most popular sides for breads is hummus. I have always wanted to make the roasted red pepper hummus and since I found myself with too many of red bell peppers this seems like the perfect time. Hummus is such an easy and versatile dish and can be a simple one with just…

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Mango Shrikhand

This mango shrikhand is a lovely side to the varied flatbreads we make. As delicious as breads are, most people don’t like to eat them as is. We need some accompaniment to go with them. Since it is summer a mango side is the need of the hour. I chanced upon some delicious juicy alphonso…

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Potato Skins

These potato skins saved me from messing up this theme of USA cuisine. I originally planned on a s’mores mug cake which fell through. So I fell back on potatoes which is the ultimate saviour as also very American. The daughter loves it and that is a huge benefit. I also figured I could to…

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Rewena Paraoa

Rewena bread is a traditional Maori potato sourdough bread, known as Rewena Paraoa. The Maori are indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Paraoa is the Maori word for bread. The word rewena comes from the root word ‘rewa’, which is a potato. Rewena bread is made with fermented potato instead of yeast, which gives the…

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Sourdough discard Cookies

Since we have a lot of sourdough discard from all the sourdough we fed and developed, it is time to put them to good use by baking some delicious cookies. This is a quick and easy bunch of cookies to bake and we get to finish up all the discard from the refrigerator. Good deal…

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