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26 March, 2014

beet flavored sugar cookies from icing

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When  frosting a big cake, we invariably end up with extra icing that can be stored in the fridge for a week. But even kids would not like to eat plain icing after consuming a rich cake just a few days before. After making this cake last week, I had some beet-colored icing made with
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8 March, 2014

Baked Bitter Gourd Chips (or rather, “better” gourd chips!)

Baked Bitter Gourd Chips (or rather, “better” gourd chips!)
Comments : 15 Posted in : Appetizer, side dish, snack on by : apsara
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  Some time ago, I posted a curry recipe with bitter gourd in gravy, and after that I’ve been experimenting with making a simple, ‘bitter-less’, dry curry with the green vegetable. And baking provided a solution- hey, it always makes things simple, doesn’t it? I’m very thrilled with this recipe because it was an instant
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7 March, 2014

Eggless and sugarless whole wheat apricot cupcakes/muffins

Eggless and sugarless whole wheat apricot cupcakes/muffins
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There used to be a time when my son as a toddler, used to take a bag of dried apricots from the fridge and devour them as his favorite “apaki”. He is almost three now and has lost his taste for the fruit. So I am devising ways for him to eat it in other
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21 February, 2014

whole grain masala crackers- vegan and nut-free

Comments : 31 Posted in : Crackers, snack on by : apsara
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I am always trying to improve my recipes for crackers, you know why? Because they are so popular in my house,  I need to make a fresh batch every few days. I try to make it more interesting by changing a few things, and recently started adding nutritional yeast flakes. The result is awesome. Packed
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15 February, 2014

cashew pistachio cookies (gluten-free and vegan)- the minimalist’s choice

cashew pistachio cookies (gluten-free and vegan)- the minimalist’s choice
Comments : 20 Posted in : Eggless cookies, Gluten free baking, Indian sweets, snack on by : apsara
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  I do have minimalist ideas often, but this would be a dream come true for a health-conscious baker and a minimalist- making a cookie with just 2 ingredients. Well, here’s a recipe for one, with only nuts and raw sugar. I’m not counting water as an ingredient 🙂 I know you’re thinking “this girl
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12 February, 2014

whole wheat pineapple upside down cake

whole wheat pineapple upside down cake
Comments : 16 Posted in : eggless cakes, snack on by : apsara
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  I’ve wanted to try an upside down cake for a long time, they look so good in pictures! Well, two challenges had to be worked out: 1. To cut a fresh pineapple with a circular core (I did not want to use canned pineapple). 2. To make a good looking cake that would hold
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5 February, 2014

gluten free masala crackers

Comments : 8 Posted in : Crackers, Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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On cold winter days when you cannot step outside, you just want to enjoy a cup of tea with some light crackers. Here is a gluten free cracker recipe using some whole grain flours and nutritional yeast flakes for the cheesy flavor. It has a crisp texture and holds together really well. If unsure about
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29 January, 2014

Vaazhaipoo adai (Plantain flower pancakes)

Comments : 8 Posted in : Main course, snack on by : apsara
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A southern Indian delicacy I have relished in childhood and always crave for. Whenever I find fresh plantain flower in the Indian store, I jump for joy. This is my mom’s recipe for a filling pancake packed with protein from lentils and all the benefits of the plantain flower. The layers of a plantain flower
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22 January, 2014

coconut almond cookies with a hint of chocolate (gluten free)

coconut almond cookies with a hint of chocolate (gluten free)
Comments : 8 Posted in : Eggless cookies, Gluten free baking, snack on by : apsara
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Ever had the experience of breaking open a fresh coconut, only to find it rotten? It happens to me every once in a while. Thankfully, there is frozen coconut which works just as well, not in all recipes, but at least some. Here’s one, a very simple recipe to make delicious, soft cookies. Preparation time:
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17 January, 2014

whole wheat walnut ‘n’ spice coffee cake

whole wheat walnut ‘n’ spice coffee cake
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Coffee cake, I used to think about 7 years ago, is just a cake containing coffee. As defined by Wikipedia, it is usually a single-layered cake with crumb topping served with coffee. Here is a cake that was inspired by my husband many years ago and modified over many trials to make it healthy and
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