Jan 252015
 
Paska Easter Bread

If I have to convince someone to make this bread then I don’t think I can do it simply with words. This bread needs to be savored and unfortunately none of you stay close to my place to share the unique taste of this bread. However I’m unable to resist myself from saying that you are truly missing out if you are not ready to try this recipe. As you all know I’m penchant for Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jan 242015
 
Chelsea Buns

Chelsea buns and Cinnamon rolls are very similar with slight variations to one another. Chelsea bun was first created in 18th century in a Bun House in Chelsea (hence the name) and Cinnamon rolls (aka honey buns) was first created around mid 1900s. I’m not sure if Cinnamon rolls simply evolved from Chelsea buns but I would definitely think that Chelsea buns are a much tamer version of Cinnamon rolls. The subtle difference between the Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jan 232015
 
Pumpkin Bread

This is the first time I was tempted to make pumpkin bread. When I was new to baking I’ve tried going eggless by substituting fruit purees and other egg substitutes to the original recipe. Some have been success and some were utter failure with a more dense cake or quick bread. The experience has somewhat put me of from baking with fruit purees as such— Once bitten, twice shy! However every fall when I see Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jan 182015
 
Paneer Biryani

We have all heard the quote, “Simplicity is a sign of perfection”. I’m not a very complex person and I love when things connect to me in base level. I extrapolate many of my beliefs in cooking too. As much as I love to challenge myself in cooking/baking, labor intensive dishes I also love to kick back and relax myself by enjoying a simple meal. There is nothing more comforting to make one pot meals Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jan 172015
 
Soya Chunks Biryani

I truly believe in the adage –“Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.” ~Astrid Alauda. I’ve always struggled with my weight from my early teens. I’ve tried diets upon diets just to see if there is a magic cure that’ll transform me into a preconceived body with minimal to no effort. Once I even asked my doctor why do I find it so hard to lose weight and his Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jan 162015
 
Aloo Biryani

My first post this year and I would like to begin this post with warm wishes for a very Happy New Year to all of you. We started this New Year with our dearest friends and family and that’s a huge improvement from last year. Last year was filled with a mix of emotions and I was undergoing some health issues that impacted my cooking and blogging. I hope this year even though has already Want to know more about this recipe?

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Nov 182014
 
Rajma Chawal [ Red Kidney Beans & Rice]

I remember Rajma Chawal used to be one of our school lunches. Back in those days(OMG, I sound so old!)–ok let me rephrase that, when I was in school, lunch menu were not predetermined but would highly depend on the person preparing it. I used to love their rajma chawal and days that this dish was served I would buy lunch even though I would have boxed lunch from home. I was so obsessed that Want to know more about this recipe?

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Nov 172014
 
Mixed Vegetable Manchurian with Tofu Fried Rice

Many of the Indo-Chinese recipes are not very complicated if we have the right ingredients in the pantry. These manchurians are similar to making koftas except the gravy in koftas are quite rich when compared to this gravy. There are two ways of making manchurians– Gobi (Cauliflower) manchurian and Mixed Vegetable manchurian. My family loves gobi manchurian and they are truly very delicious and they lean towards gobi manchurian versus any other variety in any Want to know more about this recipe?

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Nov 172014
 
Poori with Shrikhand

I love complicated foods, there’s something commendable when you can follow a complex recipe and be rewarded with a great taste its like finding your way through a giant maze. On a similar note, there’s something very comforting in making simple foods. This recipe is as simple as you can get, yet they taste so good they out shine some of the elaborate dishes. Poori with Shrikhand is considered a festive dish in Maharastrian and Want to know more about this recipe?

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Nov 112014
 
Nanaimo Bars

Nainaimo (pronounced as “nuh-NI-mo”) is a very famous dessert originated from city of Nanaimo, British Columbia. They are quite popular dessert which requires no baking and made of three layers. Each of these layers are quite decadent by themselves and put together they taste like heaven. These bars are so popular that they are named as “Canada’s Favorite Confection”. The bars are so rich that they have become a must in any festivity especially Canadian Want to know more about this recipe?

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