Molette

Mexican Molletes with Mango-Basil Salsa

*+-One of my favorite places in Mexico is the charming town of Morelia where we once spent a few days doing almost nothing. Nothing, except taking lazy strolls on streets dotted with devout Mexicans and students. Morelia is packed with beautiful churches and colleges, and if you’re not inclined to one or attending the other, the only thing…

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Multigrain Bread

Multigrain Wholegrain Bread: Hearty and Easy

*+-Here’s a bread I make almost every weekend so we can have something nutritious to snack on when hunger hits. My multigrain, wholegrain bread is not just divinely healthy, it’s also one of the best breads you’ll ever taste– guaranteed. What’s more, it is totally versatile. It works beautifully for sandwiches, makes the crunchiest toast…

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Rye bread

Rye Bread

*+-Sing a song of sixpence A pocket full of rye Four-and-twenty blackbirds Baked in a pie I never could stomach blackbirds baked in a pie, even when they miraculously stayed alive to sing for the king afterward. But I sure can imagine a pocket full of rye. In fact, I love this wonder grain known…

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Gajar Mooli Paratha

Gajar-Mooli Paratha

*+-One of my constant pursuits in the kitchen is to find as many ways as possible to add vegetables to our diet without allowing things to get too in-your-face. After all, even die-hard vegetable-lovers like Desi and I could get a little fed up on too many greens (not that it’s happened yet!). I try…

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Savory Eggless French Toast

Savory Eggless French Toast

*+-One of my favorite snacks from my childhood, this Crispy Eggless “French Toast” is wonderfully vegan. Although I call it a “French Toast,” it doesn’t have anything in common with the original dish other than the method of preparation and the fact that the chief ingredient is bread. In this version, herbs and spices perfectly…

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Mooli Paratha

Mooli Paratha (Radish-stuffed Flatbread)

*+-Daikon radish, called mooli or mullangi depending on where you are in India, packs a mean health punch. Extremely low in calories, this white root vegetable is said to aid digestion and contains tons of fiber. Its spicy pungent taste also makes it ideal for salads. The root is usually sold along with the leafy…

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Tofu Parathas

Tofu Paratha

*+-Time was when I was afraid of tofu. In the past, my experience with tofu was limited to the times I had it in restaurants, usually Thai or Chinese, where it was typically served up in deep-fried chunks smothered in a sauce. After one dinner spent chewing endlessly, it seemed, on huge chunks of tofu,…

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