Z for Zebra Cake | Eggless Zebra Cake

We are on the final letter of the ABC Cooking Series! It’s been an amazing journey, planning and planning and cooking for the entire list of English Alphabets. To make things completed everybody wanted themes. So we had 4 different themes, some even did an amazing job of dedicating each theme to a week. I […]

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Y for Yogurt Biscuits

I was stumped when it came to letter Y, as it was to be a baked dish. I was browsing all the baking books I had and finally settled with the one that Vaishali gave us. Though it had loads of eggless bakes, the sort of savory bake I was looking for, was hard to […]

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X for Xalwa from Somalia | Corn Flour Halwa

Well as expected, I was struck with X. By then I must have searched high and low for something that would fit without giving in the temptation of using adjectives for this. On a safe measure I decided to have this under international theme, hoping I would have something to blog about. During one of […]

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W for Wonton | Savory Wontons, Chocolate Wontons

When it came to W, I had no doubt in my mind on what I should do. This was be one of the first letters to be finalized, though it was the last one to get cooked. With the requirement of the spring roll wrapper sheets that were needed for the outer layer, I kept […]

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V for Vegan Walnut Dates Loaf

I had something else planned for V, it was a bread from a different country. I was referred to that site when I was looking for X, so I was happy in having found a perfect recipe for V. Infact the starting letter denoted a process that was followed by the locals. Though I could […]

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U for Ukkarai | Okkarai | Paruppu Puttu ~ Deepavali Sweet

If there was one thing that really made me very happy in doing this ABC Cooking Marathon, is the fact that I attempted at making many of those long pending dishes. Thinking about every letter, made sure I remembered all those dishes I had always wanted to make. One among them was surely this Ukkarai. […]

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T for Thepla | Methi Theplas

When it came to T, the choice was either Thalipeeth or Thepla. Though I have been reading about both these Indian Breads, only when I decided to make for the series that I really read through them. Thalipeeth is a typical Maharashtrian dish made with a variety of flours along with vegetables. The flour is […]

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S for Sondesh | Sandesh ~ Bengali Sweet

When it comes to sweets, I am not so keen on them. I am more of a savory person than sweets and the only sweets I ever ate were the ones I grew up with, especially the ones that Amma would make it at home. Like the Payasams, Rava Laddoo, Athirasams or even the kesari […]

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R for Rajma Ke Kebab

We are finally on R and for this I had nothing left but to select something under the Misc/ Street food theme. So I was searching all my books, written notes and online references on what can be R and street food at that. I suddenly remembered my Kabab Mela and remembered seeing something with […]

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Q for Quesadilla | Quesadilla with curried Chickpeas

There are certain letters that you will find very hard to get a regional dishes. Q being one of those. So I had decided in the beginning that I would not break my head on what regional dish I might want under this. And moreover the theme restriction, I had option of making this either […]

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