Category Archives: Not just for kids

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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Oreo and blueberry cheesecake

Cheesecake has a special place in my heart and home. It is a hot favorite in any party as it is fancy and tasty. I would never miss a chance to enjoy a slice. If people say, ‘no’, to this … Continue reading

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Barley mango pudding

Oh, I did not abandon everything and vanish! I took off on a short, road trip to Pittsburgh. The route was beautiful and the weather, extremely pleasant. It is nice to take a break from routine as monotony slows down … 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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Original neiappam/ Rice fritters

On Wednesday, there was this strong urge to post something. I had soaked rice to make Neiappam, the previous night because there was a special request to make it. It is a sweet celebration snack that evokes lovely memories. But … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizer, Celebration, Coconut, comfort food, Dessert, Finger food, Fried, Indian recipe, Kerala recipe, Not just for kids, Pack-and-go snack, Rice, Snack, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

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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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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Lentil cakes

I just love home made snacks! Hand held larger snacks are my favorite as it is easy to eat walking around.  Lentil cakes are nothing but patties of goodness made to satisfy everyone. These lentil cakes when shallow fried in … Continue reading

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