Monthly Archives: March 2013

Rice and lentil fritters/Fried, sweet rice balls/Unniappam

A true Mallu (Keralite) has a strong love for appams. There are many variety of appams such as the pan cooked, lacy, crepe like appams, the circular, spongy, steamed appams and the fried appams. Unniappam is a convenient, traditional snack … Continue reading

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Spicy beetroot pie/Hand held beetroot pie

Can I have some Spring please! It is quite true that Spring is very reluctant to arrive here. The weather is not seeming to improve.¬† I was not amused by the snow flurries yesterday or the bone chilling cold today. … Continue reading

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Rutabaga roast/Rutabaga stir fry /Upperi

Rutabaga marries Indian Flavours The name Rutabaga was fascinating enough to kindle my curiosity. Repeat the name a few times and it sounds really funny. It is also called Swedish turnip. Long¬† time ago when I could lay my hands … Continue reading

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Wilton Cake Decorating Basics

Cake decoration is my latest craze. I love to dip my hands in ten thousand things at the same time and complete everything on time. Aha…just wishful thinking! I could surely juggle two hundred things single handed…so I asked myself, … Continue reading

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Mexican flair/Breakfast Burrito/Egg and veggies wrapped in tortilla

Hens are stupid. After laying their eggs they don’t shut up, but cackle loudly to announce their great achievement to the entire world. Inevitably, the eggs end up in some hungry tummy. In those days, when I was on summer … Continue reading

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