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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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2-Layer Paneer Canapes

The lavish menu at a premium, fine-dining restaurant would possibly enthrall you with a dozen-odd varieties of paneer dishes, each stylishly titled, like Paneer Manpasand or Paneer Rosti, and ornately described, with a mouthful of adjectives. In our kitchens, blocks of paneer are … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Shrikhand with Honey-roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Over the years, Diwali has lost its acute edges in our world, and with that, the loudness and garishness have faded, too. The parties have gotten quieter, the  firecrackers relegated to a few sparklers lit by our girls to honour … 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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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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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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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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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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