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…

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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  minimal toppings with the most popular one being onion…

Multigrain Fougasse

Fougasse is one of my favorite breads and I love to make it often. I have blogged about a simple Rosemary Fougasse previously and so this time I wanted to do something different. I found this awesome multigrain recipe with olives, tomatoes and garlic and I knew I simply had to make it. It turned out…

Labneh

The third and final dish of the Lebanese cuisine theme is Labneh which stands testimony to the fact that not all awesome dishes need to have a tough recipe. Labneh is seen as Lebanese cream cheese and is just as thick and creamy. And all you need to make yourself a batch of labneh is…

Olive Bread

I always find a reason to add olives to every dish. So when  I had to decide on a bread for the letter O, it had to be olive bread. I found this amazing loaf which not only had olive oil in the dough but also olives stuffed inside. Truly, my calling. Olives are grown…

Focaccia

  When I was formulating the list of breads to be baked, I was wondering what I would bake for F since I already had written about the most popular ones – Fougasse and Focaccia. Then when I actually checked my blog, I realised that I had not blogged about Focaccia. I was shocked, to…

Another way to bake potatoes

  My two and half year old daughter has been pretty involved in bake-a-thon with me. Her eyes sparkle when I switch on the oven to preheat it and she runs around screaming -‘Amma, cake, bread’ irrespective of what is being baked. The best part was the husband asking her – ‘what is Amma doing?’…