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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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Crusty Corn-a-cups for the Connoisseur – Upside-down Cornbread

On a purely esthetic level, crimson and green slices of deliciousness entice the vision, like appliqued motifs on yards of crisp organdy. On a deeper level, the crustiness of cornmeal ingrained with earthy spices, the sweet-sourness of yogurt coupled with … Continue reading

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Everyday Eggplant – Peanut Butter Stuffed Baby Eggplant

When the beans, greens, tubers and peppers have offered ample support to weeknight meals, cheering on from the sidelines as the lentils and gravies took centerstage, only a stellar performance from a lustrous vegetable can salvage another routine weeknight meal. … Continue reading

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To a Cracker of a Christmas..

In the midst of sugar-dusted cookies and candied gingersnaps, we present a cracker of a red and green trellis with a pinch of spice. Woven right into a buttery, salty crust, this filigree of fragrant herbs and chillies alternating with … Continue reading

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Eggs-quisite Eats for Li’l Devils

Two, then four, six, eight..and umpteen sets of hungry, innocent eyes peering at you from your porch don’t make it any easier to get through Halloween just when you’ve scrubbed those piles of butter coated pans and washed the last … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Semiya – The Sweet Edition

Not every Indian dessert involves hours of slaving with sweaty brows and achy arms to condense milk, measure ghee by the brimful cup, and scrub a pile of dishes in the sink. Take a crack at Meethi Semiya, an ideal breakfast … Continue reading

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