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Month: October 2010

Crunchy Peanut Butter Oat Cookies

Ever notice how a homemade cookie kicks the crumbs of a store-bought one? I notice it all the time and despite all my efforts to have a batch of homemade cookies on hand at all times, I take the easy route and buy a packet of biscuits or a bag of cookies from the local Cookieman store. One of the reasons for turning my back on homemade cookies was a recent cookie baking disaster which I promptly fault the recipe for. Another was lack of time and... Read More >>

Chana Masala – North Indian Spicy Chickpeas

Masquerading under the moniker of Chola Bhatura, the quintissential street food king of Punjabi cuisine is the humble Chana Masala which loosely translates to North Indian Spicy Chickpeas, well not really. It basically means Spicy Chickpeas, I just added the North Indian bit. I have always loved this very fragrant, very spicy dish. It is responsible for my love affair with the mighty chickpea. My mum used to make this with a lot of love and ca... Read More >>