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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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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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Summery Toast with Herby Notes – Savoury French Toast with Basil

  The growing up years had us notice that overflowing pot of holy basil or tulsi tucked away in a designated corner, basking in the backyard sunshine. The sharp fragrance of this sacred herb seemed to linger everywhere, in the striking yet not … 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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Mango on the Mind – Tangy Mango Rice

Waltzing its way from haute couture to hot cuisine, the mango is naturally the King of the fruits. Equally competent is the raw mango, getting employed in all manner of pickles, chutneys, gravies and sides, from skin to stone. Cutting … Continue reading

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