Category Archives: Bread Binder

The doughy, crusty goodness of Tadka breads

Picnic-friendly Pizza Muffins

When you love pizza you are wont to find more than one way to savour those salty, savory flavours, that cheese oozing smoothly into puddles, stretched lazily in cream and toasty brown tones over tart tomatoes, the oregano asserting its grassy intensity on your tongue. For us, … Continue reading

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Protein Power: Sprouts Theplas

There was a time when Thepla, Dhokla, Khakhra were a bunch of strange-sounding foods that belonged to a distant cuisine. Of course there were times when we were drawn close to them, thanks to the friendly Patel’s store in the suburbs where … Continue reading

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Swing it on the Stovetop – Cornbread Paniyarams

With the amount of diverse flavours and textures available readily to us in our little Indian kitchens, we could traverse the world in a few days with prudently created regional recipes. Give us a block of good cheese and some … Continue reading

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Look, Ma, There’s Rat..a..touille On My Pizza!

Pizzas spell comfort from the word go – stringy, bubbled-over cheese, crackling yet cushiony crusts, and the deeply satisfying medley of sauce and vegetables (or meat, if that’s your thing). They’re what you indulge in when you’re feeling low for … Continue reading

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Of Savoury Crusts and Crumbs

There are many reasons why we love baking yeasted goodies with the We knead to bake group and this loaf brings all of them to life.  It is baked in the graceful and regal ring-shaped Kugelhopf pan that comes from … Continue reading

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Grilled And Gorgeous: Krispy Masala Kulchas

Weekday woes come to bite us when the faces grow long, the eyes droopy and the pouts taking shape at the very mention of rotis and rice for dinner – possibly the only meal we get to share with our … Continue reading

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Bring on the Bialys!

When we asked our pals and followers on Facebook to identify the round, chewy roll in the picture below, one comment read “Bialiies, & they are heaven. Full-sized ones from traditional Jewish baker are about four inches across by half an … Continue reading

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Soft ‘n Sweet, Light As Air..Hokkaido Milk Bread

This month’s assignment from the bread baking divas over at We Knead To Bake was a loaf that came with several tall promises. It would be pure white, pillowy soft, sweet and very tasty. Several bakers described it as the … Continue reading

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Chile-kissed Cheese-filled Pull-apart Loaf

As part of the “We Knead to Bake” project, the brainchild of Aparna who runs My Diverse Kitchen, the food and photography blog from the beautiful Indian state of Goa, here’s a Mexican-themed pull-apart loaf from the Tadka kitchens. Aparna has planned … Continue reading

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Protein Packed, Goodness Squared – Whole Wheat Lentil Loaf

When weekends go by like a blur and the weekdays sneak up on us from their distant blimp-like position to a spot somewhere between the eyes, we look for recipe ideas in the pantry, the belly of the refrigerator, and … Continue reading

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