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Warm & Delightful Tropical Bread

The sun has been particularly ruthless lately here in Bangalore. While we get through our days with tall pitchers of iced tea and melt into a sweet puddle of delight at the very mention of ice cream, there’s also the … 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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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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An Eggscellent Breakfast!

It’s hard to go wrong with eggs and toasts for breakfast, especially when Old Man Winter’s here to stay a while. Perhaps crunchy, gilded-faced toasts slathered with oodles of butter and topped with eggs done sunny side up could be … Continue reading

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Bonkers over Buns – Pull-apart Pav

Whether you call them Pav or Pull-apart Rolls, you could use them to mop up a teekhi bhaji (spicy curried veggie)or dunk torn chunks into a meaty stew, you could slit and char them on a tava (griddle) slicked with Amul butter (India’s favorite butter) or just … Continue reading

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Bonkers over Buns – Seed-Spangled Beauties

Buns are a crackerjack package for the bread lover – with the crust, crumb, toppings, as well as portion-control built right in. There’s none of the waiting that cooling down an entire loaf entails, nor the agony of cutting it … Continue reading

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It’s My Loaf! Multigrain Bread Tune-up

Kitchen science could be as labyrinthine as any other, if not more. Persnickety recipes that are so exacting in their requirements that they throw cold water on the cook who dares to substitute an ingredient or take a wee shortcut … Continue reading

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Savory Carrot Muffins

Muffins are forgiving, but not too much. They have been split, slit, slotted and slashed to suit the whims of different kinds of muffin monsters, in the form of stubs and tops and crumbly middles. They’ll take that much. But … Continue reading

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No Haute Cuisine This – Lemon Yoghurt Snack Cake

A gentle breeze caresses the leaves of the lone lemon tree in the backyard, making its laden limbs sway enticingly within an arm’s reach. How easy it is to linger for a moment, to admire the clusters of plump, yellow … Continue reading

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