Category Archives: Pack-and-go snack

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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Sage olive oil braided bread

I am fascinated by a braided bread because of its beauty. Braiding is something I associate with hair and not so much with food. So this is not just food but an artistic food expression! Challah is a Jewish braided … Continue reading

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Zucchini carrot coconut loaf/Zucchini sweet bread

Zucchini, carrots and coconut baked in a loaf pan…makes a hearty bread. Zucchini and carrots have a wonderful taste when combined. This bread is made with coconut oil and coconut milk to give it an extra flavor boost. It is … 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

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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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Multigrain vegetable stir fry

How to take a vegetable stir fry and transform it into a main meal? It is simple…just add a mix of grains and a protein in the form of meat or eggs. It adds interest and becomes eye catching. This … Continue reading

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Corn flakes mixture/Savory snack

A little bit of crunch is essential now and then in life to jazz it up! ‘Mixture’ is what we call it is South India and ‘Chevda’ in other parts. This is a popular savory snack to enjoy with a … Continue reading

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Kebabs on flat bread

Summer-like weather pushes you to seek outdoor time. Last weekend was spent in the yard, mainly trimming, mending and cleaning our garden. So, cooking was pushed to the back burner…actually to the grill. I made some flat bread on the … Continue reading

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Pizza puff pinwheels

When I was a young girl, I used to play with Pinwheels made of folded palm leaves. That memory is so tinged with nostalgia. My cousins and I used to run into the wind so the Pinwheels could spin and … Continue reading

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Spicy mushroom buns/Stuffed masala buns

Who doesn’t love buns? A perfectly shaped, cute bun is a precious feast for our eyes! Its  smooth, browned outside and soft inside will attract even a saint. I am still talking about food! Don’t be naughty! Okay, it is … Continue reading

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