I have been experimenting with a lot of different combinations for making whole wheat bread. I finally have one recipe whose texture and flavor I really like. AND the big bonus is that it passes muster with Aditya’s standards of a good bread he can eat. I make mine with fresh wheat flour ground at [...]
Aditya loves pancakes and I always make extra to freeze for later. This time around I decided to make the pancakes a bit more healthy and added whole wheat pasty flour to the recipe. He loved them and did not notice the change.
The vacation last month was a much needed respite for me. Despite a hectic travel schedule I did manage to sneak in some R & R while staying with my parents. Right now I am recharged and have started getting up early to cook a little everyday. As my Mom is visiting again, I also [...]
Atukulu Upma or Poha is another quick breakfast or snack which Shilpi keeps asking for regularly. It’s a real easy to whip up in less than 20 minutes even when I am being interrupted constantly every 2 minutes .
This is a quick and easy recipe. It was one of my favourite after school snacks.I still remeber the first time my Mom made it. I was in fourth grade I think. She had come back from some event where she had learn’t to make it and there was a little leftover. I had loved it [...]
As a kid I think crepes were the first ever dish I made following a recipe. They were called pancakes in the book I had and the book was Every Girls Handbook. My mom had presented it to me during the summer break of 7th grade I think. We were in Pune then and my [...]
Garelu or vada are one of those dishes that are a family favourite, but I have always found it to be an extremely time consuming process, until recently when an Aunt of mine suggested using the Urad dal flour instead. Though I love too cook from scratch, there are some dishes I’d rather take shortcuts [...]
This is a very simple french toast style recipe. Ingredients 3 eggs 1/4 cup milk 4 slices bread salt to taste Method Combine the eggs and milk in a wide shallow dish. Dip a slice of bread in the egg and milk mixture, making sure it is coated evenly on both sides. Cook in a [...]
This is a childhood favorite of mine. I made it for Aditya and he loved it. I served it with strawberries and syrup. He could hardly wait for me to finish taking the picture before he dug in. Ingredients 2 slices bread 1 egg 2 tbsp half and half or milk 1/4 tsp salt 1 [...]
Today morning I was contemplating making savory pancakes, but on taking inventory of my pantry I found a few leftover hot dog buns. As today is Friday I knew we wouldn’t be touching them until next Monday. It was time to put them to good use, but how was the question? Again as I mentioned [...]
This is a very versatile dish and can be adapted to suit ones personal tastes. If you want a vegetarian version you can omit the chicken or substitute TVP instead. Also instead of the Chicken Enchilada sauce you could add 2 Tbsp of flour and a little water to provide the required wet consistency. Ingredients [...]
This was supposed to have been a recipe for breakfast bars. The bars turned out to be a bit soft and spongy. So I call it banana bread instead. It’s really tasty, not too sweet and a super grab on the go breakfast for us. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon [...]
Well it’s been a while since I posted and today I am craving something healthy. Not a surprise. I have been really neglecting my diet in general. So here’s a recipe that actually makes you feel a little good about your diet.