Tuna Cutlets – Seafood Recipes From The Kerala Coast

Tuna Cutlet Kerala Style

If you love  seafood, these  Tuna Cutlets are just  ones  to  try!   The  best  part is  that  these can  be  made  with canned  Tuna ,  and  has  the  crunchy  satisfying   feel of   fried  fish.  Serve  them on their own as a snack or  appetizer, or  wrap  along  with a  few  salad  greensRead more

Breakfast in 30 Minutes – Light and Healthy Raisin Scones

30 Minute Scones
30 Minute Scones

  Scones are  single  serve   quick breads.  These flaky , buttery, and easy  to handle  pieces  are   quick to   whip up, no planning  necessary. Usually these  are made  with   simple  ingredients that are  often  times found  in your   pantry. My little helpers in the  kitchen  love  these  as  well –Read more

Classic Madelines – Little Bites of Heaven

  Madelines – these delectable  offspring of  cookie and  cake seem  daunting  to make.  To top it most  classic  recipe  call for  browning  butter  and  thorough  whisking off eggs,  rest times   and  careful mixing  of   flour  and  eggs. Why bother with all these when  the  store – the big box  ones  to  theRead more

Tea Time Munchies – Simple Cake Rusk

  Elaichi or  Cardamom  Rusks  are  favorite of  my dad’s.  These are  hugely popular as a tea time snack all over  India. Rusks dipped in hot tea is part of  spending  time  with  grandpa  for my kids.   When  grandpa is  not   around  they prefer the  sweeter  version – cake  rusks.  For  those  who are  not  familiarRead more

Armenian Gata

One of  the  perks  of  living  in  California is   that one  gets  to  experience  different  cultures and cuisines.  Sometime back  I found  these   wonderful sweetbreads   called  Gata  in a  middle  eastern bakery .   A  bit  of  research  led  to  Armenian  Gata .  It is a  sweet  bread ,  almost  like aRead more

Dilkush –  Coconut Stuffed  Sweet Buns

 This  is  another  nostalgia  inspired   bread – Dilkush.   The name  literally  translates to – “Happy Heart”. These  are the Coconut  and  tuti fruiti (candied  fruits & peels )  stuffed  buns  sold  in the  neighborhood  bakeries  of my childhood.   It  was  kind  of   exotic  in a  land  where  home  baking  never  caught  on.Read more

Apple Walnut Pull Apart Loaf

Pull apart  breads   come in all   flavors  ,  ready  for   breakfast ,  lunch,   dinner  or  any time  in between .   These  are  meant  to be  shared , no  slicing required ..  Apple  walnut  Pull Apart loaf is lightly sweet –  perfect  for laid back  breakfast  or  to take  along on a picnic.. HonestlyRead more