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Fuss-free Filter Kaapi Pannacotta

  Life in the land of filter kaapi is a trifle more exciting than that intoxicating morning cuppa, with coconut and chili ridden breakfast varieties, and the eternal sunshine of spotless blue skies, most of the time. There are umpteen … Continue reading

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Steeped and Syrupy – Red Wine Poached Fruit

There’s something about the Fall air that makes eating family meals at the table a little more special, with fresh cooked food steaming off the plates and the easy flowing conversations and laughter, all filling the house with warmth. Desserts are typically … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Impossible Pie

Whether you’re looking to use up that carton of golden-yolked omega 3 eggs before their date with the trashcan or finish up uninspiring leftovers in the fridge at the end of the week, there are umpteen egg-based preparations that you can whip up. … Continue reading

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Crunch! Munch! Roasted Makhana

Lotus seeds or phool makhana have umpteen health benefits and with minimal effort, can be turned into a delightful snack option to use as a filler between meals, after a rough exercise session, after school or work, or while simply … Continue reading

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Velvet ‘n Cream, Chocolate Pudding Supreme

There’s only one thing to turn to as a mood enhancer when us Tadka girls get together after a long gap, having each succumbed to the despair of illnesses alternating with inertia – chocolate. We’d say dessert, but it wouldn’t possibly have the … Continue reading

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Our eBook – Mango Masala: 60 Indian Recipes From Your Local Supermarket

Drumroll, with the deep tone of a dhol (Indian-style barrel drum) thrown in! And..it’s HERE! Our first eBook, and we’re thrilled to share it with you. Mango Masala: 60 Indian Recipes From Your Local Supermarket. You can order it online … Continue reading

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Full-flavored, Fall-spiced – Peanut Butter

The standard jar of peanut butter from the supermarket shelf doesn’t score any brownie points with us..the hydrogenated fats (added in the factory to prevent the oil from separating) that leave a waxy coating in the mouth are a put … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Jar of Red Hot Stuff – Pepper Jelly

Drawn by the pretty slashes of blood red that added a pop of color and heat to plain water crackers at the bustling sampling counter in our suburban Trader Joe’s, we were in for a pleasant surprise. That taste of hot … Continue reading

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A Tricolour Dhokla Dhamaka

When breakfast hour closes in on a holiday, especially if it’s one that celebrates the nation, and its freedom, it’s no place for the typical Sundayesque lazy bones to idle and lounge around. There’s ample rattling of these bones while … Continue reading

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Methiculous ‘n Chickpealing – Burger Patties

Its near-absinthian flavours notwithstanding, the lush green, petite-leaved methi bunch is rather dear and nearly ubiquitous to the keen Indian palate. It not only transcends borders and cuisines – be it the crispy akki rotti in Karnataka or the ghee-packed, … Continue reading

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