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Roasted Veggies, Served Street-cart Style

The Desi Quotient (DQ), or Indigenous Quotient, is a darned thing. We score high on it, naturally, sometimes to the point of being unapologetically crude. Which you’d be too, if you were raised on a diet of “munchies” or “fillers” … 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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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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All-natural Treats, No-sugary Tricks

Come October and your life seems suddenly to take on a colorful edge – be it the flare of bloodshot, copper-veined leaves carpeting the backyard or the piebald piles of candy. While the former is at least easy on the eyes, … 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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To a Cracker of a Christmas..

In the midst of sugar-dusted cookies and candied gingersnaps, we present a cracker of a red and green trellis with a pinch of spice. Woven right into a buttery, salty crust, this filigree of fragrant herbs and chillies alternating with … Continue reading

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Beet Chops

The red that bleeds into the whorls on the fingertips must count for something when one is tackling a bunch of fresh beets. Once they’re cooked with starchy potatoes, mixed with a bunch of fiery spices and patted down for … Continue reading

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Power-packed Almond Butter Cups

Behold these cakey, fudgy, squishy, velvety little cups of power-packed goodness. Speckled with gooey chocolatey chips and sweet-tart bursts of cranberries, with a stream of honey running through their insides, adroitly masking the flax and hemp milk flavors that could … 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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Slightly-spiced..Melony Ice

It’s the middle of a work week, school is closed for the day. Daddy is toiling away in an airconditioned cube, twenty miles away. But Mommy’s schedule surely allows for a picnic in the park. The sun is falling in … Continue reading

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