Category Archives: Easy recipe

Aquafaba sponge cake/Fluffy sponge cake

I have been a bit busy recently and was pushing aside this post for a long time. I had a domestic issue to tackle. Now, the situation is under control. I have also taken up a full-time job which is … Continue reading

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Aquafaba mayonnaise/ Eggless mayonnaise

Have you heard of Aquafaba? I am sure you have some idea about this egg substitute that awed the vegan community. A couple of months ago, I read about this in a post by Poppy of http://bunnykitchen.com and I was … Continue reading

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Very banana loaf/Banana-y bread

Banana bread is a pleasing way to extend the life of those overripe bananas. This bread is moist and delicious with loads and loads of banana flavor! It is a quick bread so there is no kneading or rising time … Continue reading

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Hibiscus tea/Health drink

Hibiscus, the tropical flower that blooms in the heat of summer is nature’s amazing gift. I have heard of hibiscus tea and its benefits. Normally, it is made using red hibiscus flowers. There is a pink variety growing in my … Continue reading

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Mulakushyam/Cabbage & lentil coconut curry

Mulakushyam is a simple curry made using lentil and different vegetables in a coconut gravy. I first tasted this curry when my mother-in-law made it. Being an expert with dishes from Palakkad, in Kerala where this curry originated, she used … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday # 10

Herb butter! Plain butter is amazing. When you add other flavours, it becomes divine! Here is my herbed butter. It is a good way to extend the life of fresh herbs. This compound butter is delicious on grilled bread, pasta … Continue reading

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Crepes

Crepes are the delicate cousins of pancake. My son likes pancakes and waffles over dosa, which is a traditional rice and lentil crepe. After we discovered how to make these crepes, he has announced that it is his favorite. Overladen … Continue reading

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Asian glazed basa with rice and vegetables

Lunch is a lighter meal but it still has to include a balance of nutrients and a mix of flavours to be enjoyable. Basa fillets, rice and vegetables is a three piece lunch put together to make it a satisfying … Continue reading

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Summer watermelon starter

Okay, summer is pretty much here and throwing us its heat and cheer. What is summer without its own melon? I mean, the delicious watermelon! I used to have a book with beautiful pictures of watermelon and a little boy … Continue reading

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Buttermilk herb biscuits

Buttermilk biscuits are made in different ways with some very minor variations on the ingredients and amounts. This is a very simple biscuit and I am sure you will get a perfect result every time. Remember to use quality ingredients … Continue reading

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