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Pita Bread

March 14, 2010 by shankari  
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Pita Bread

Sunday with Marlena Spieler When the three of us were divvying up recipes to cook from the cook book, the one recipe we really wanted to try was Pita Bread. We have  heard some folks say it is a breeze to make, while others say it is difficult to make. Marlena wrote the recipe beautifully and [...]

Mandelbrot

December 2, 2009 by shankari  
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Mandelbrot

Sundays with Marlena Spieler Mandelbrot means Mandel (almond) brot (bread). It tasted just like biscotti and the recipe is also very similar. They are both baked twice and use eggs, but no butter and is considered “parve“, which means it does not have any dairy or meat product. Let us warn you before you read any [...]

Thalipeeth

November 17, 2008 by shankari  
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Thalipeeth

I have vague memories of having thalipeeth at home. My sis would come home after visiting her friends and try new recipes that she learnt from them..ah the joy of being the youngest. Thalipeeth was one of them. While I remembered the name distinctly, I had forgetten how it tasted. The wonderful world of blogging [...]

Puran Poli

June 30, 2008 by shankari  
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Puran Poli

The only kind of poli I have had as a child, is the the stuffing with coconut and jaggery and was not a big fan of it, just coz it was kind of gooey. I liked the filling by itself, but not rolled as a poli. When we moved to Belgaum, an ajji next door [...]

Nupur’s Pav Bhaji & Pav from scratch!

June 24, 2008 by shankari  
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Nupur’s Pav Bhaji & Pav from scratch!

Nupur’s blog is one of the first blogs I visited when I just started. This is one of the 1st recipes I have tried and many more. Nupur, you are truly an inspiration.Zlamushka has started a wonderful event called Tried and tested and dish goes to her and to Sia for Street Food MBP Nothing [...]

Pooris Galore!

October 5, 2007 by shankari  
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I know I know, Independence day party is long gone. But this is what we cooked in our cooking class yesterday. Yesterday’s class was an intimate group of 12 and everyone had loads of fun rolling the pooris. We made our regular pooris and spinach pooris. I am not posting the recipe here, since we [...]

Kneads No Introduction

September 29, 2007 by shankari  
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Kneads No Introduction

Yeah I have been infected by the baking fairy. Needs no recipe since this is all over the blog world . R & I enjoyed the bread. This is one bread that does not need a “baker”. It is fun and tastes great. The only thing I would do different next time, is add a [...]

Savory buns

September 27, 2007 by shankari  
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I walked down memory lane when I saw pu siva’s coconut bun. As a child, my mom got them from Iyengar bakery..I liked spicy food even then. Buns that were made with green chillies,curry leaves and cilantro. I used pusiva’s recipe, but made a few changes not because of my imagination mind you, just because [...]

Breakfast from Leftovers

May 28, 2006 by shankari  
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R had made spinach curry the previous day ( sauted some onions, red chilli, one pod garlic and spinach together with salt) , it tasted delicious and we had some leftovers.The next day for breakfast this is what I did. egg whites of 3 eggs well beaten with a dash of milk.A Pinch of italian [...]