Kandula Kura | Fresh Toor Gravy Andhra Style

Kandula Kura is one of my most favorite gravies that Amma makes during the season. Fresh Toor is mostly available during the winter season and as always, every winter we see these fresh tender beans being cooked in different ways. This masala gravy made with simple spices tastes awesome with Kobari Annam or Coconut Milk […]

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Dhaba Style Dal Fry

Dhaba Style Dal Fry is a delicious dal made with a mix of dals. When I was planning the Punjabi Thali, I decided I would pick a dal, since I have already shared some couple of Dal Fry, Takda Dal, I had this in my collection of dals, that I have collected over the years. When I was going […]

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Zingy Parcels of Domino’s from India

Domino’s Zingy Parcels is a stuffed roll with cheese and paneer seasoned with Italian seasoning. It is spicy, tangy and sinful to indulge in. Kids will simply devour this in no time. This was one of the main attraction from the Domino’s Menu and when I made it last month, my kids loved it to […]

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Yeasted Chocolate Babka from Poland

Chocolate Babka from Poland is my choice for Y. I have been wanting to bake chocolate babka for a long time now and since picking up bread as my theme, I had this on the list. However the theme got changed so many times and when I thought of Y, I made it Yeasted Chocolate […]

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Xiaodianxin from China | Chinese Almond Cookies

Xiaodianxin means cookies in Chinese and for their Lunar New Year, they make these almond cookies to bring good luck. I seem to have baked quite a few new year related bakes, hoping to bring in loads of luck. These Almond cookies can be prepared with either Almond meal or Almond flour. Almond flour is […]

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Weihnachtsstollen from Germany | Dresden Christmas Loaf

Stollen is a traditional German fruit bread, usually eaten during the Christmas season, when it is called as Weihnachtsstollen (after “Weihnachten”, the German word for Christmas) or Christstollen (after Christ)- Wiki. When I picked up this dish, it didn’t strike me the incident I had with this Stollen many years ago! The main identifying factor […]

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Vasilopita ~ Greek New Year’s Cake

Vasilopita is a special Greek dish baked for New Year’s Day either as a bread or a cake. This has silver or gold coins dropped in the batter and baked. The tradition holds that whoever gets it, is supposed to get good luck in the new year. There were many different recipes for this as […]

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Umm Ali | Bahraini Bread Pudding

Umm Ali also called Om Ali is a popular dessert from the Middle East. This is baked puff pastry with condensed milk, cream and nuts. This is also the national dish of Egypt. I came about this recipe from this site, however, I also found this in various other middle east blogs, which has such […]

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