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Everyday Whole Wheat Italian Bread

Whole Wheat Bread

What could be more satisfying than breaking bread with friends and family?For someone who loves bread as much as I do, being able to make it well myself is a giant..no dianasorous gigantic feat!This post is about my humble attempt at making Whole Wheat Italian Bread from scratch.I have used 1:2 ratio of Whole wheat flour …

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My Famous 5 minute Yogurt Dip

Easy healthy Yogurt dip

One dip for all my parties. Since I started making this ,there hasn’t been a single gathering or a party where I have not made this.Whether I am serving Indian food or Italian or desi Chinese this is one dip that will always be on my party table. I have mopped this dip up with …

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Healing Turmeric Soup

Healing Turmeric Soup

My eyes are watering while I write this..Not because of some emotion, though rage is definitely flowing through me because of this stupid weather bug that’s got us all over the sink,blowing with all our mights trying to clear our airways and somehow earning back our fundamentalest of the most fundamental right to breathe!That’s why …

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Green Thai Curry Paste

Green Thai Curry Paste recipe with substitutes in case you don't get fresh Thai ingredients

There is something about Green Thai curry which just warmes up your soul.The steam wafting from a warm bowl of some Thai curry with well cooked soft white rice is just what I need at the end of long day to make me feel special.The magic that hugs the house when you make one can’t …

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Homemade Natural Protein Powder

Vegan Homemade Protein Powder

Most store bought protein powders have isolated proteins which helps you gain muscle mass and complete your daily protein requirement.But have you ever wondered how are these powders so high on protein but extremely low on the other macros?A little research will tell you that these protein powders are highly processed to remove the other …

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Traditional Pizza Dough

Traditional Sicilian Olives and Onion Pizza

This love affair has been going on for a long long time! Even Before I started cooking seriously!! I have said this before and I am saying it again.I can have any pizza you put in front of me! Whether its from a small little bakery in a tucked away in an unknown corner of …

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My First Sourdough Bread

Sour Dough Bread

I won’t presume to act all knowing about bread baking. In fact this was my first attempt and rather than tell you how to bake a sour dough bread I am just recording my experience in this post. I followed theperfectloaf blog almost entirely for making this sour dough bread. This is my first successful …

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Herb Infused Dipping Oil

Herb Infused Dipping Oil

Have you ever tasted fancy Herb Infused Dipping Oil at the supermarket?The first time I tasted it I fell head over heals in love with it.Then I saw the price and it was so darn overpriced that I just finished the samples and skedaddled as fast as I could. On my morning jaunt to namdhari(our …

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Whole Grain Thin Crust Pizza

Homemade whole wheat pizza

This has been in the “draft” stage since I stumbled upon the novice housewife blog.I have made a pizza with this recipe about 5 times now and  it’s been a winner every single time.I love the fact that it’s a whole wheat recipe so I use the regular roti aata or flour.I had aashirwaad multigrain aata at …

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How to Start Baking

How to start baking

Baking is a joy.It’s a stress buster and almost an art form.It’s such a joy to see simple ingredients turn into something spectacular inside an oven.It’s a shame that baking as a cooking method hasn’t really caught on in india.The sole purpose of me writing this blog is to educate and initiate more people into …

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