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Toasty Roasted Baby Potatoes

It doesn’t take too long for us to munch our way through a kilogram or more of potatoes as a family. Somehow this pantry staple manages to sneak into our meals, bulking up vegetable curries, binding cutlets and paratha fillings, … 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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The Mystery of the Impossible Pie

Whether you’re looking to use up that carton of golden-yolked omega 3 eggs before their date with the trashcan or finish up uninspiring leftovers in the fridge at the end of the week, there are umpteen egg-based preparations that you can whip up. … 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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Quick-fix Chocolate-cheese Tartlets

’tis the season to be jolly, no doubt. But when the hands drop down at the very sight of, say, the whisk, in the aftermath of having baked too many holiday treats; and the kids beg for a little something … Continue reading

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Healthful and Heavenly – Wholegrain pancakes

Nothing spells brunch like a pile of pretty pancakes, topped with runny syrup and a cloud of cream swirls, and a dusting of more sugar, perhaps. But if you’re a health nut, the very mention of these doses of artery-cloggers … 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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Eggs-quisite Eats for Li’l Devils

Two, then four, six, eight..and umpteen sets of hungry, innocent eyes peering at you from your porch don’t make it any easier to get through Halloween just when you’ve scrubbed those piles of butter coated pans and washed the last … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Semiya – The Sweet Edition

Not every Indian dessert involves hours of slaving with sweaty brows and achy arms to condense milk, measure ghee by the brimful cup, and scrub a pile of dishes in the sink. Take a crack at Meethi Semiya, an ideal breakfast … 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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