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Crunchy Oven Baked Potato Chips

I am doing something today that I haven't done in over 11 years of food blogging. I am blogging spur of the moment because I posted a picture of  good old hand cut potato chips on Instagram and all of you went nuts. Never did I expect to receive so many emails and messages asking me what was in my house mix. Great work guys, it is because of those requests that I decided to put up this recipe on the blog. I have made it a million times and ne... Read More >>
Roasted Cauliflower And Ricotta Grandma Pie - Cook Republic

Roasted Cauliflower And Ricotta Grandma Pie

What the heck is a Grandma Pie? I know you are thinking it, because that was my very first thought when I came across a Cauliflower Grandma Pie recipe on Bon Appetit that I HAD to make. So I decided to research. I went to Google. Google told me that a Grandma Pie was a deep dish pizza of sorts from Sicily that was made by stretching dough in an oiled, shallow, rimmed baking tray and dotting it with mozzarella, tomato sauce, garlic and olive. It w... Read More >>

Coconut Yoghurt Dosa With Spicy Chickpea Chutney

  I have used Greek yoghurt for most recipes calling for yoghurt over the last two decades. But I have dearly missed Dahi - a traditional Indian pot set yoghurt that I grew up with in India. It has a silky texture from the pot setting and a delightfully addictive creamy taste with a slight tang that comes from the use of specific live cultures. Nick who was the official yoghurt setter in his family and later in ours, was the one who spo... Read More >>

Traditional Rawa Khaman Dhokla – Steamed Savoury Indian Lentil Cake

If you have grown up in Mumbai, then you will remember the big fluffy yellow khaman dhoklas that were a staple in most street food takeaway places in the city in all its various suburbs. Khaman Dhokla is a steamed  savoury lentil cake topped with fresh coriander and grated coconut. It is a very popular snack in India's west and originates in the western state of Gujarat. Served with a green chutney and fried, salted green chilies, kha... Read More >>