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Aparna Balasubramanian
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Salads are meant to be like this, not just green leaves! :)
e were sitting down with mugs of steaming hot coffee in our hands the other evening, and there was a food show on television. The chef was putting together a salad which was mostly a bunch of different coloured leaves and I was wondering how it is that a lot of people can eat so much of raw ...
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This has to be one of the easiest desserts to make - all it needs is Marie biscuits, some cream and condensed milk. You'll be getting requests for 'seconds".
here are some cultures which love their sweets and desserts more than others and the Portuguese are no different when it comes to their sobremesa. Most Portuguese sweets and desserts will feature eggs (mostly yolks) in some form or the other. Goa was a Portuguese colony in an otherwise mostly ...
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Finally made my own Kouign Amann and they're really really good! If you can make (or are game to try) laminated dough, then this one's a breeze and defintiely worth trying. Think of another version of croissants...
Having worked with laminated dough before, and that too in warm and humid tropical conditions, let me assure that the subject/ object of this post is not for the faint hearted. I don't mean that just figuratively but also literally when you consider that about 50% of this yeasted French pastry ...
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You have to believe ne when I tell you how good they are, and then go and make them!
his is a recipe I had bookmarked ages back, baked way back and even posted on my blog. I was going through some of the posts on this blog when I came across these Black Forest Buns I'm posting today. The inspiration for these buns came from another blog called The Knead For Bread but ...
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We Knead To Bake #25: Black Forest Buns
This is a recipe
I had bookmarked ages back, baked way back and even posted on my blog. I was
going through some of the posts on this blog when I came across these Black Forest Buns I'm posting today.  The inspiration for these buns came from another blog c...
This is a recipe I had bookmarked ages back, baked way back and even posted on my blog. I was going through some of the posts on this blog when I came across these Black Forest Buns I'm posting today. The inspiration for these buns came from another blog called The Knead For Bread but ...
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Indian Style Stir-fried Spine/ Spiny Gourd (Kantola/ Phaagil) And Potatoes
I ’m not sure if
you are familiar with the spiny gourd. It’s a smaller, rounder version of the
bitter gourd/ bitter melon covered in green pines. This is a vegetable that I've never seen till a few years ago when I discovered it in the local market
her in G...
'm not sure if you are familiar with the spiny gourd. It's a smaller, rounder version of the bitter gourd/ bitter melon covered in green pines. This is a vegetable that I've never seen till a few years ago when I discovered it in the local market her in Goa.
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Grape, Strawberry & Mandarin Orange Salad With Mint
W e were sitting
down with mugs of steaming hot coffee in our hands the other evening, and there
was a food show on television. The chef was putting together a salad which was
mostly a bunch of different coloured leaves and I was wondering how it is that a ...
e were sitting down with mugs of steaming hot coffee in our hands the other evening, and there was a food show on television. The chef was putting together a salad which was mostly a bunch of different coloured leaves and I was wondering how it is that a lot of people can eat so much of raw ...
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Serradura , the Goan “Sawdust” Pudding (A Layered Tea Biscuit & Cream Dessert)
T here are some
cultures which love their sweets and desserts more than others and the
Portuguese are no different when it comes to their sobremesa. Most Portuguese sweets and
desserts will feature eggs (mostly yolks) in some form or the other. Goa was a
Po...
here are some cultures which love their sweets and desserts more than others and the Portuguese are no different when it comes to their sobremesa. Most Portuguese sweets and desserts will feature eggs (mostly yolks) in some form or the other. Goa was a Portuguese colony in an otherwise mostly ...
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Kouig Amman/ Kouignettes (Absolutely Awesome Mini Breton Butter Cakes)
Having worked
with laminated dough before, and that too in warm and humid tropical conditions,
let me assure that the subject/ object of this post is not for the faint
hearted. I don’t mean that just figuratively but also literally when you
consider that ab...
Having worked with laminated dough before, and that too in warm and humid tropical conditions, let me assure that the subject/ object of this post is not for the faint hearted. I don't mean that just figuratively but also literally when you consider that about 50% of this yeasted French pastry ...
1
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We Knead To Bake #25: Black Forest Buns
T his is a recipe
I had bookmarked ages back, baked way back and even posted on my blog. I was
going through some of the posts on this blog when I came across these Black Forest Buns I'm posting today.  The inspiration for these buns came from another blog ...
his is a recipe I had bookmarked ages back, baked way back and even posted on my blog. I was going through some of the posts on this blog when I came across these Black Forest Buns I'm posting today. The inspiration for these buns came from another blog called The Knead For Bread but ...
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A simple way to cook an interesting vegetable.
'm not sure if you are familiar with the spiny gourd. It's a smaller, rounder version of the bitter gourd/ bitter melon covered in green pines. This is a vegetable that I've never seen till a few years ago when I discovered it in the local market her in Goa.
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A great snack to make and eat if you can find these in your neighbourhood stores.
I like them even better than popcorn!
akhana, that's what the label on the packet said but that didn't make any sense to me. I was shopping for groceries at the local supermarket when I came across this packet of off-whitish round little balls flecked with brown. I had never seen this stuff before, but seeing that it was edible and ...
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    Biochemistry, 2012
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