Cheesy Ropes

This week’s theme at the Blogging Marathon is tea time snacks. This reminds me of this awesome samosa kachori shop in Bangalore which was very close home. Usually the husband would walk to the store around 4 pm during weekends and get fresh and hot kachoris (for me) and samosas (for him) and we would…

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Bhendi Jaipuri #MonsoonMojo

If you understand Tamil and are interested in cooking then you must watch this show on Vijay TV – Samayal Samayal (Cooking Cooking). It is hosted by Venkatesh Bhat from Accord Metropolitan, Chennai. I initially started watching it because I found him cute. Yup, superficial me. But then I found his recipes to be easy…

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Nutella Strawberry Hand Pies

Edit  Edit    Our love affair with Nutella is going strong. Today I decided to up the ante a little and bake something with Nutella. I finally picked some strawberries which were enticing me from atop the fruit counter in the local supermarket for quite some time. The daughter has been seeing strawberries only in her picture…

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Pizza Cups

I am always looking for guilt free ways to have cheese. This is one of my favorite ones. Minimum all purpose flour and lots of oats and wheat. Plus cheese. Yumm world ahead…. I adapted this recipe from here. I tried the recipe as a pizza itself. It turned out wonderful. Then I also added…

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Herbed Fantails

Yeast is beautiful. Yeast is magical. It looks so simple and nice. Add some sugar and water, it transforms into a frothy delight spreading its fragrance around. All it needs is some flour to carry along in its awesome journey to becoming an airy, delicious loaf of bread. Every time I pull out my packet…

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Gulab Jamun Mix Muffins

I write this blog post mainly for two reasons – 1. Blogging Marathon time again. yay! 2. More importantly, to serve me as an eternal reminder – Never trust the Husband with grocery shopping. Like never ever! We travel 100 kms once a month to the ‘nearest’ Indian grocery store. The scene is usually a…

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Vendhiyam Dosa / Fenugreek Crepe

This is one of my favorite dosa recipes. The best part is that it’s healthy as well and hence I can shut out all the guilt that comes from eating other favorite foods like buttery crossiants for example. Also, it’s a cooling dish which is the need of everyday in this tropical heat! The not…

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Lotus Root Chips #MonsoonMojo

When we moved to Malaysia, I made a resolution to include as many local delicacies as possible in our day to day meals. That is a tough proposition since we are vegetarians (flexible on eggs) and this is a seafood paradise. So, as a first step, I decided to start adapting local vegetables that aren’t…

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Cabbage nu Muthia

 My internet connection is driving me nuts. It went on a fifty day vacation which is beyond its annual leave quota it’s finally back but is still in vacation mode and is willing to work only with innumerable additional perks. So since I can’t disconnect it, I decided to reduce my dependence on it. I dug…

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Blogging Marathon – Tokneneng

  Today is the final day of this week’s Blogging Marathon on Fritters! My recipe for today is perfect for for days when one is too lazy to make an elaborate snack. It is the recipe for a street food from Philippines called Tokneneng which is frying hard boiled chicken eggs in a fiery orange batter.…

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