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 […]

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, […]

Tandoori Tofu Pizza for the Punch

Sweet Punch for this month is Pizza. The recipe Divya chose for the Punch is from Pioneer Woman. The recipe for the base was given to us and we had to let our imagination run wild for the topping. The recipe given to us yields two pizza crusts and I decided to make half the […]

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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