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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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Velvet ‘n Cream, Chocolate Pudding Supreme

There’s only one thing to turn to as a mood enhancer when us Tadka girls get together after a long gap, having each succumbed to the despair of illnesses alternating with inertia – chocolate. We’d say dessert, but it wouldn’t possibly have the … 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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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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A-wow-cado Affair – Avocado Grilled Cheese S’wiches

It’s not often that a relatively bland-tasting, wrinkly-skinned, odd-ball shaped fruit makes us go “Wow!” It took more than the blessed glop that passes off as guacamole in bedimmed Mexican markets in these shores for us to take a liking … 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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Cute as a Button – Mushroom Toasties

Did A Mishmash of Mushroom Musings leave you craving the “blessed edible fungi“? Make a double batch when you roast ’em for the Masala Mushroom Medley and save one batch for these cheesy Toasties. The cute crusty cups require no fussing and … 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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