Category Archives: Funnibles

Healthful and Heavenly – Wholegrain pancakes

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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Roasted Veggies, Served Street-cart Style

The Desi Quotient (DQ), or Indigenous Quotient, is a darned thing. We score high on it, naturally, sometimes to the point of being unapologetically crude. Which you’d be too, if you were raised on a diet of “munchies” or “fillers” … Continue reading

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Kneady And Greedy: Doughnut Blowout!

You’d have to be someone like Lara Ferroni to wheedle us into thinking baked doughnuts are very edible, toothsome and as close to the real thing as it gets. Or Jon Hamm, even Oprah will do. But we digress. As … Continue reading

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Out of the Lunchbox – Broccoli ‘n Cheese Sandwiches

It’s back to school for our kids and back to the usual lunchbox song and dance for us. While we usually throw in a sweet surprise or two for our girls to get excited about at lunchtime, we also like … Continue reading

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Freshen up! Fizz up! Mango Cream Sodas

When the sun is out and tolerable in Bangalore, our minds hark back to the beaches of Fr’isco, to the tall, cooling glasses of fizzy, fruity, creamy sodas guzzled down breathlessly..leaving frothy mustaches that lived long enough to tell a … Continue reading

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Triple The Onions! Swirly Leek Noodles

Even if the feet have tired from revisiting the local Chinese hotspot for those toothsome take-outs, and the tongue is weary from an overdose of brown, drippy sauce that coats anything and everything, a Chinese cuisine lover is bound for … Continue reading

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All-natural Treats, No-sugary Tricks

Come October and your life seems suddenly to take on a colorful edge – be it the flare of bloodshot, copper-veined leaves carpeting the backyard or the piebald piles of candy. While the former is at least easy on the eyes, … 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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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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Summer Spice and Everything Nice – Pumpkin Muffins

On a 90 degrees Fahrenheit July day, driving to run regular errands through familiar roads dotted on either side by yard sales, lemonade stands manned by eager little hands, and pumpkin farms abuzz with every conceivable vegetable and fruit save … Continue reading

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