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Aparna Balasubramanian
Attended University of Ibadan
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Make It At Home : Oven Dried/ Sun Dried Tomatoes
W hat do you do
when you have an overabundance of seasonal vegetables or fruit? I’d guess the
answer would be to preserve them in some way so that you can continue to savour
them the rest of the year when the craving for them hits. There are
however some fr...
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Baingan Bharta (Roasted, Mashed & Spiced Eggplant Curry) & Announcing The Winner Of The Previous Giveaway!
W hen I look back
to my childhood, it seems to me that we had so much more fun growing up with
the simple pleasures in life. Those were the days before the television,
computers and electronic took over our lives and the radio was what reigned
supreme. We s...
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Water-Proofed Bread (Not Water Proof!)
I ’ve heard of
water proof make-up, water proof watches, water proof cameras, water proof
mobile phones, but water proof bread had me stunned. That is until I took a
good look at the Bread Baking Babes bread recipe for this month and realised
that it was WA...
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500 Pasta Dishes : A Review & Pasta With Vegetable Ragu & A Giveaway!
T This is a
question for non-Italians only. If I was to ask you to think of food and ask
you to tell me the first two words that come to mind when I say “Italy”, what
would they be? For most of us, I should think the words would probably Pizza
and Pasta! Fo...
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Podavalangai Kootu (Snake Gourd With Lentils and Coconut)
A nother frequently cooked dish in Palakkad Iyer homes is the "Kootu", which is served as one of the side dishes to the main meal. This dish has its origins in Tamilnadu as it is not traditionally cooked in Kerala . A "kootu" is made with one vegetable (som...
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Looks so tasty and yummy :)
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Rajma (Red Kidney Beans In A Spicy Gravy)
R ajma in Hindi refers
to kidney beans. It is also the name for a very popular North Indian dish of
kidney beans in a spicy. As a child, kidney beans were not something I saw too
often as it is not traditionally used in my native cuisine. I do not remember
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Vicky Goes Veg : A Review, A Giveaway & Some Koshari (Egyptian Rice-Pasta-Lentil Pilaf)
I ’m always
excited to see cookbooks that cater to a vegetarian diet, and that was pretty
much my initial reaction when I received a review copy of “Vicky Goes Veg” by Vicky Ratnani from Harper Collins . If you watch Indian food shows on television
you migh...
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Mirchi Bhajia/ Molagai (Milagai or Mulagu) Bhajji (Indian-style Paneer Stuffed, Battered & Fried Green Chillies/ Peppers)
O ne thing I have
discovered is that if a certain type of food ingredient, be it vegetable or fruit,
exists in plenty then people across the world will come up with a whole lot of
different ways to cook and eat it. Take the case of green chillies, or chile ...
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Kadachakka (Sheemachakka) Poduthuval/Thoran (Indian Style Stir-fried Bread Fruit With Coconut
T here is a folk
tale about the Breadfruit told in Palau . According to ancient Palauan legends,
lesser gods used to travel through the villages teaching the people valuable
life lessons through magical feats. In Palau, there are the remains of an
ancient v...
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We Knead To Bake #14 : Ciabatta Rolls
F ebruary hasn’t
been a particularly good month for my oven and me. Early in the month, I had
made a batch of beautifully shaped Rugelach and just as they were about to go
into the oven, it did a bunk on me. After a rather eventful four weeks of at
the serv...
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