Tag Archives: comfort food

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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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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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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Herb rice and lentil cakes

Rice being a staple in most South Indian homes, it needs a makeover at times. I cook it plain or as a watery gruel called kanji (Kongee). It is alternatively cooked as pulav, biriyani or Chinese fried rice. Instead of … 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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Eton Mess

Eton Mess is combination of fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and meringue cookies. This is a simple dessert which needs only assembling 3 ingredients made in advance.  The cream can be whipped and stored to be used when serving. Meringues can … 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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Moussaka

Today, I had Moussaka, a recipe that is my daughter’s favourite. She had tasted it in a Greek restaurant and wanted to try it at home. ‘Moussaka’…isn’t that name a mouthful! I kept repeating it a few time just to … 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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Mini pizzas/Fruity pizzas

Dessert pizza medallions Long weekends are always busy with many plans, visitors and a lot of cooking. This weekend was quiet and I have to make maximum use of it. Yesterday, I launched a cleaning campaign at home. Everyone chipped … Continue reading

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