Orange and Poppy Seed Cake – Donna Hay’s Recipe

I have been meaning to bake a cake for quite a while now but somehow never seemed to have the time for it. I have just three cake recipes on this blog; The Perfect Butter Cake, The Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting and Revani. Then of course, my friend Sandra stepped

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Dosakaya Mukkala Pachadi – Yellow Cucumber Chutney from Andhra Pradesh

Dosakaya Mukkala Pachadi or Yellow Cucumber Chutney is a traditional Andhra recipe that is often served at weddings and religious occasions. It is easy to make; very, very healthy; and simply delicious. It is called mukkala pachadi because unlike traditional chutney which is ground fine, this dish has pieces (mukkalu in Telugu)

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Sihi Avalakki, Goda Phovu or God Pohe - Krishna Janmashtami, Gokulashtami, Krishna Jayanti Naivedyam and Prasadam

Sihi Avalakki, God Pohe or Goda Phovu – Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashtami or Krishnashtami Recipe

Sihi Avalakki, God Pohe or Goda Phovu – Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashtami or Krishnashtami Recipe

Poha, Atukulu or Avalakki is an important part of naivedyam offered to Sri Krishna.

This no-cook recipe is easy to make and one of my favourites.

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Virgin Mojito

Virgin Mojito

Last Saturday started off very well with a splendid early morning concert followed by a hearty breakfast with some good friends. I then decided to go to the bank to complete some work and that was the mistake. By the time I got to the bank, it was about 10:00 AM and

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Paneer Kofta (Cottage Cheese Balls in Yogurt Gravy)

When I saw the pics on Anjana’s recipe for Paneer Kofta Korma {Indian Cottage Cheese Balls In A Delicate Yogurt Sauce}, I knew I had to try it as soon as I could. I know from practice that Anjana’s recipes are foolproof and absolutely delicious. Regular readers of this blog will remember

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Poha Chivda – A Low-Oil, Low Calorie Version – Diwali Special

Poha Chivda ranks among my favourite snacks. Sweet, spicy, and salty, this traditional poha-based dish is a medley of tastes that is quite unparalleled. The only drawback is that everything in it is deep-fried. This Diwali I took it upon myself to make a low oil, low calorie version that is

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