Macadamia Muffins

  My second post for the theme, Dishes from the Southern Hemisphere, was the one I was most excited about. I finally managed to get some macadamia which I tasted few years ago and loved. We had a fabulous family reunion last month and one of my cousins was kind enough to remember and get…

Chimichurri Rice

This is quite late to wish everyone a grand 2019 but in my defense I have been busy with holidays and family reunions and then recovering from the hangovers of the holidays and family reunions. So happy 2019 to everyone. I begin this year, surprisingly, not with a bread recipe which is usually the norm….

Dukkah

I am sure there has been more than once that I have lamented on this blog about wanting to make Dukkah and missing out on it. So finally this has been accomplished. Dukkah is an exotic spice blend which has a delightful combination of nuts and spices. It is an awesome dip for breads along…

Olive Hummus

If there is something I love almost as much as bread it is a perfect dip to go with it. Also, a soup but I have posted quite a few soups on this blog and so now we shall concentrate on dips. The theme for this week is ‘Dips for Snacks’ and as usual I…

Basil & Garlic Focaccia

The final dish for this week’s theme of Global Cuisine is this beautiful Basil & Garlic Focaccia. It is one of the most popular breads of Italy and has undergone so many changes over the years. The traditional focaccia does not have any toppings or has┬á minimal toppings with the most popular one being onion…

Veggie Calzone

For the second day of the Global Cuisine theme, I have another bread from Italy – the calzone. It is a veggie calzone and the perfect way to sneak in all veggies that your family would not eat. Calzones are pizzas with the toppings used as stuffings. Why I like this bread? A healthier version…

Ciabatta -with sponge

I feel I am returning to the blog after ages though it has been only about two weeks. But I did a vacation to Udaipur and the mandatory Chennai Diwali trip and so it feels I have been away for quite a while. My theme this week This week’s theme for the Blogging Marathon is…

Eggless Tutti Frutti Muffins

I have to begin this post with an apology. I had promised to post 3 bread recipes with the ingredient of all purpose flour. But the daughter and husband were totally against it and jointly insisted on a sweet dish instead. I tried my best but they are quite the team, I tell you. So…

Pizza Rolls

For the second day of the ‘1 ingredient 3 dishes’ theme, I made some quick and easy Pizza Rolls. Though I have made quite a few pizzas and posted different recipes on this blog, I always missed out on pizza rolls. So I figured this would be the perfect time for me to make good…

Garlic Fougasse

A delicious garlic fougasse with a crispy crust and a chewy crumb.It needs only one rise and is easy to make with all ingredients readily available