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Filter Coffee Frappe

The great South Indian filter kaapi seldom gets a respite – from being talked about to being made and had, in all manner of ways. We are big fans of this strong drink, and while we love it plain and simple, the … Continue reading

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Fresh Fig Clafouti

French desserts don’t always have to be complicated and daunting, and the Clafouti is a perfect example. Classic custard ingredients are whisked together and then baked up along with fat chunks of whatever fruit is in season. Cherries, pears, plums, … Continue reading

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Soup Splash with Carrots and Leeks

We’ve had a really short spring in our part of the world this year, with the cool winter days transforming almost overnight, and giving us a taste of summer even in the usually balmy month of February. Because of this the vegetable … Continue reading

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Salute to Summer – Creamy Pasta Salad with Grilled Veggies

If there’s one ingredient that is used and loved in many cuisines around the world, it is yoghurt. It was one of the first foods that we fed to our babies, and is a staple on our dinner tables every night, … 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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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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Mini Treats with Mega Goodies – Chocolate Muffins

On a regular week day, our ravenous little misses know better than to throw a tantrum about their after-school snacks. Home-cooked food works best on most occasions, and we do put out some funnibbles, needless to say, from time to … Continue reading

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Icy Cold Treat For Coolest Mommy – Chai Granita

Tiny raindrops trickle down the pretty red galoshes, the ladybugs on them glistening like jewels. The mist is floating far away, like a disheveled ball of fur. Daddy doesn’t own a raincoat, so he makes do with his brand new … Continue reading

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Salad Splurge – Eggelicious in No-mayo Land

Our second offering in the Salad Splurge series is this truly Eggelicious Salad, in No-mayo Land.. Tadka-style Mayo-free Egg Salad (Serves 2-3) For the Salad Dressing: 3 Tablespoons honey mustard 1 Teaspoon horseradish or spicy brown mustard 3 Tablespoons thick … Continue reading

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Watermelon Clone-sicles

There is a fair bit of head-scratching, hemming and hawing, as baffled faces scour the bulging bushels of watermelons nearly spilling onto the market sidewalk, for a good find. The elderly couple, sprightly and sharp, engages in a low-voiced deliberation … Continue reading

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