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Have You Tried Kulcha? They’re Wild! (BBB September 2020)

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Wild Kulcha; playing with the recipe (as usual); once again wildly divergent; because they’re round, eggs are similar to matar (peas), aren’t they? …information about Bread Baking Babes; information about Sourdough September; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Matar or Chola Kulcha I can’t believe we forgot to get out our beautiful thali dishes! […] Continue reading »

Wild Naan When the Weather is Hot and the Nights are Getting Longer

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

summary: wild naan recipe revision; importance of the float test; hot weather baking on the barbecue; the nights are getting longer; steep learning curve for iPhone camera; Group Baking Naan in the FB sourdough bread baking group; It’s not really surprising that since March, even with the difficulty of getting flour and yeast, there seem […] Continue reading »

Raita inspired by “The Mistress of Spices” (Novel Food No.39)

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

summary: raita; mint; green bean sabji; chilis; heat; brief review of “The Mistress of Spices” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; Novel Food Event; Novel Food No. 39: Raita inspired by “The Mistress of Spices” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni There are myriad references to foods to prepare in The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. How […] Continue reading »

staying at home: corn chapatis and meat korma

Monday, April 27th, 2020

summary: meat korma, puffing corn chapatis (based on our recipe for corn tortillas); staying at home gives more time for experimenting in the kitchen; getting inspiration by re-reading back-issues of SAVEUR Magazine; They puffed!! They puffed!!! In no particular order, T has been gradually re-reading our back issues of SAVEUR magazine. As he read SAVEUR […] Continue reading »

homemade yoghurt – on the stovetop

Friday, March 20th, 2020

summary: oven too hot for making yoghurt? use the stove top; recipe for homemade yoghurt (revised); a meat thermometer has many uses; For several years now, we have rarely purchased commercial yoghurt, but been making our own in the oven with the dial set to a point on the dial below the lowest setting of […] Continue reading »

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