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English Muffins

I love the little changes in uh-so-boring routines that leave you wondering – “Duh! Why didn’t I think of this sooner?” Ditching my morning dose of caffeine is NOT one of them. But pan cooked bread, a.k.a. these English Muffins is certainly one of them. You’ll often hear of English Muffins being d

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31st August, 2013 Favourhits

My weekly ‘favourhits’ have been few and far between this month. Watching a free falling currency was / is depressing & the events from last week in Mumbai in particular had left me numb. But there is no room for such despair in a week that marked the 50th anniversary of[ Martin LutherKing, Jr.’

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Herb and Cheese Muffins

A recluse like me needs the slightest hint of an excuse to stay home and curl up with a book instead of going out. And lately, I’ve had enough books on my bedside to make a nightstand out of my books! You guys, I’m literally drowning in books! But it’s not such a bad thing if I surface with a recipe

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Rakhi Special – Chocolate Earl Grey Cake!

If chocolates have slowly made their way to a Rakshabandhan thali, can chocolate cake be far behind? I think of this Chocolate Earl Grey Cake as the perfect balance between an innate love for chocolate with hints of a mature liking for earl grey – perfect for bridging the seven year age gap between my cousin and me! Given the large size of this cake, the leftovers are great for packing along in your ‘dabba’ if you are headed to work and aren’t lucky enough to have the day off. It’s almost like an after party!

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Vietnamese- inspired Avocado Smoothie

Hello! Here it is, another long-ish weekend with another biggie movie sequel that hits the theatres. Did you get on to the “express” bandwagon last week? Are you going to the theatre “dobara” now? Me? I’m just skipping breakfast these days aaand waiting for _[Jobs, ](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Job

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Favourhits – Paris edition

I’m a planner by nature. I like to think ahead, make to-do-lists & go over details excessively (read: obsessively). As stressful as this sounds (for me and those around me) this annoying habit has its pay offs. As soon as thoughts are verbalized about a vacation, I, the master planner, assault m

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Roasted Plum Buttermilk Cake

This is no ordinary Buttermilk Cake, it’s moist with a tender crumb and has no butter. Instead, it is made with flavourless canola oil. The combination of buttermilk and oil is what sets this cake apart! And since fresh fruits are my favourite to work with, I’ve roasted some fresh plums with some brown sugar to extract maximum flavour! Forget cobblers and crumbles, this is how you’ll want to eat fresh plums when they are in season!

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