Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Apple Bread Pudding

I've come a long way since I posted my first bread pudding. In this version, I've  substituted sugar for jaggery a very healthy option. The apple gives a fruity kick(besides keeping the doctor away). Of course I have only used brown bread, in case you still havent converted to brown, here's why you should.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Another Exciting Giveaway

Here's this month's giveaway from our favourite stores CSN. Their products ranging from console tables to cookware of products seem to be ever expanding.

So here's a gift certificate for you worth $45 to use for any product from any of their sites.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Yard Long Beans Thoran

While preparing this post I realised how many varieties of beans are there in the world. And there are so many names in which each one is referred to! Here's a bean thats one of my favourites, I always referred to it as "payar" or "chowli". These are the names in other parts of the world-

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Fish Roe Omelette

Fish roe omelette is one dish that I have fond memories of. I tried to replicate the taste of the way in which my mom prepared this, but I wasnt successful. Mom prepared this for me on her recent visit and I realised that it wasnt so complicated after all!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Chicken Farfalle

 Farfalle are a type of pasta. Commonly known as "bow-tie pasta," the name is derived from the Italian word farfalla (butterfly). The "e" at the end of the word is the Italian feminine plural ending, making the meaning of the word "butterflies." 

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

The Nutmeg Fruit

My mom had visited us recently. On her way here she had also paid a visit to my grandmom in Kerala. From there she brought me this beautiful nutmeg fruit to show me and for the benefit of my lovely readers. My uncle in Kerala has a few nutmeg trees in his plantation.


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