No Knead Light Wheat Loaf

Last summer Valli and some of the blogging group members suggested having a new theme, Tame the Yeast, to encourage novice bread bakers like me to bake some breads and to tame the yeast. The first bread suggested was Varada’s No Knead Light Wheat Loaf. That month I did not participate in the marathon and […]

Herbed Oats Rolls

Welcome to week three of this month long baking marathon. For this week my theme is breads. First in this series are flavorful bread rolls from Mireille’s blog. This is the second bake I baked for this marathon back in late December. The idea was to serve it with some soup on that cold winter […]

Pigs in a Blanket ~ Mini Hot Dog Rolls

Few years ago I use to watch Food Network a lot and in one of the episodes Paula Dean had made these hot dog rolls or pigs in a blanket. Do not ask me these are called pigs in a blanket. Sausages or links are rolled in dinner rolls dough and and then baked. Those […]

Honey Oats Bread

Veena had suggested this honey oats bread for this month’s blogging marathon theme, tame the yeast. Though I am not part of this month’s blogging marathon, I wanted to bake the bread. Veena had made the recipe from Bakingdom and I followed that recipe. Veena had pretty much followed that recipe to T and so […]

Afghani Bolani ~ Flat Bread

For this month’s International Food Challenge, Pavani challenged us with some delicious Afghani food. I could not decide what to cook as all the recipes she suggest were mouth watering. I finally chose to do bolani, a stuffed flat bread. Bread is stuffed with mashed potato filling and shallow fried in oil. We totally loved […]

Tomato Basil Loaf

My theme for this week is Tame the Yeast. This is the first time I am taking up tame the yeast theme for blogging marathon. This theme was introduced 3-4 months ago. I always avoided this theme as both of us are not very fond of breads. But when I saw the breads for this […]

Lebanon – Manakish Zaatar

Today we are traveling to the Middle East to get a taste of Lebanon. The food in most of the Middle Eastern countries is similar with minor changes and Lebanese food is no except. Lebanese cuisine consists of whole grains, fresh vegetables, fruits and seafood. Chicken is eaten lot more than red meats. Olive oil, […]

El Salvador Pupusa, Curtido & Salsa

Today we travel to Central American country of El Salvador. It is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America. This is the only nation in Central America that does not have Caribbean coastline and the only coastline is the Pacific Coast. National dish of El Salvador is Pupusa; a handmade stuffed corn […]

Foccacia – Italian Bread

I was thinking of baking some bread for quite some time and was intimidated by the lengthy process. First we need to make the dough, then rest it or ferment it until it increases in size and then baking it. It is a long process and I lack the patience required for such a lengthy […]

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