Banana Flittas

One advice I would like to give people who are yet to be married is that to look for someone with similar taste in food. A surprisingly lot of time and effort in your life is with regard to food – buying, making, eating. If you don’t agree on that, it is not going to…

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Chia seed Cookies

Finally the cake is done, cut and eaten and I can pack up my cake fears and store it away until next year. I was worried the entire day about what the husband would think about the cake, if he would like it or not. The problem is that if he likes the cake, he…

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Grissini

When you have a kid, you assume certain things, things like you can influence the kid’s behavior. The practical side of you points out that the influence may be significant in the first few years and less so as the years go by. But you expect to have some control on your kid. Then the…

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Ragi Idli

The name of this dish is simply Ragi Idli but in my opinion it should be renamed to ‘Life saver’. The other day, I woke up later than usual and had to get the breakfast ready for the husband while simultaneously managing the daughter and our domestic help so that he could catch his office…

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Ragi Muffins

This is my second recipe with ragi as the main ingredient per our theme of ‘Ingredient through mail’ where a pair of bloggers exchanged ingredients and had to cook with it. Padma of Plantain Leaf gave me ragi as the ingredient with which this is my second recipe after the chewy Ragi Bread I posted yesterday.…

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Rosemary Cornbread

When people move between countries, they take the best of what is available in the country of origin that would not be available in the country of destination. eg people who move from Malaysia to India would ideally buy furniture or electronics because the former is seen to be of better quality and the latter…

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Sweet Potato Bread

Sweet potato bread has been on my to-do list for over a year now. We got amazing sweet potatoes in abundance in Malaysia which made me try and include it more in our diet. I tried quite a few recipes with it and the daughter was too pleased with most results. But somehow I missed…

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Bread Au Gratin

Shakespeare asked ‘what’s in a name?’ I am sure he would change his mind if he saw today’s world. The name makes so much of a difference. Even regular simple things are enhanced by a fancy name. Our curiosity is piqued, our temptations increase and we get that impulse to buy the fancy stuff just…

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Burger Buns

I have been planning to make burgers from scratch forever now. Finally I achieved this grand ambition last month when we had the Burger theme for the Blogging Marathon. Smart girl that I am, I immediately saved up the burger bun recipe for Bake-a-thon. So here it is. Recipe from here. Makes 4 buns WHAT…

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Banana Honey Muffins

Life is full of wonderful little surprises. One such is this banana honey muffin I made. I needed to have muffins for my continental breakfast spread I made for the Thali theme last month. I was in a tearing hurry because I need to finish cooking and clicking by 10 in the morning else the…

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