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Quick-fix Chocolate-cheese Tartlets

’tis the season to be jolly, no doubt. But when the hands drop down at the very sight of, say, the whisk, in the aftermath of having baked too many holiday treats; and the kids beg for a little something … Continue reading

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Healthful and Heavenly

Nothing spells brunch like a pile of pretty pancakes, topped with runny syrup and a cloud of cream swirls, and a dusting of more sugar, perhaps. But if you’re a health nut, the very mention of these doses of artery-cloggers … 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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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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Rustle up a Burfi, this Rakhi – Festive Peanut Butter Squares

Leafing through a mosaic of childhood memories, you might chance upon instances that are fit for calling forth a smirk, a chuckle, or a tear. Sticky fingers that balled up for a fist fight, jellied laugh lines that morphed into … Continue reading

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Chatpati Taco Chaat

Row after vertiginous row of turmeric and masala-vermillion toned, ready-to-eat chaat boxes in all varieties and orders can only have so much bearing on the fresh-off-the-AirIndia-league of desis. After a while, the yearning kicks in and they hanker after the … Continue reading

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Mango Mush for the Crème de la crème

The weighing scales go wonky in the summer. Also in the winter. Well, mostly during every other month that is a harbinger of some festival or the other. Those kilos seem to hoard up effortlessly, at the behest of all … Continue reading

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Beat The Beast With..Masala Foccacia Bread

The Tadka cook is well-seasoned, adept at using every trick in the book to transform commonplace ingredients into lip-smacking delights. She is not above giving a helping hand to idlis with baking soda, fluffing up her cakes with baking powder or … Continue reading

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