Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

As per the legend, the creation of chocolate chip cookies was a complete accident.  One day while making cookies, Ruth Graves Wakefield ( inventor of the Toll House brand of chocolate chip cookies) realized she was out of an ingredient for the recipe she was using. She had run out of baker’s chocolate, so she substituted it with a semisweet chocolate bar from Nestle. However, unlike the baker’s chocolate, the chopped up chocolate bar did not melt and mix into the batter like Ruth thought it would. The small pieces of chocolate only softened and the chocolate chip cookie was born.


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Egg Plant Recipe

Well its been quite a while since I blogged here or on my travel blog. Neither have I stopped eating no stopped traveling….so there is no excuse. 🙂

Here’s a recipe my creative sister shared with me recently that I would like to post here –  Spicy Egg Plant /Aubergines / Brinjal..

Spicy Brinjal / egg plant

Spicy Brinjal / egg plant

 


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Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken Curry (Murgh Chole)

Chicken Curry (Murgh Chole) Pic: Rishi Menon

 

Garbanzo beans aka kabula chana aka chole are a very versatile protein, with which we can experiment a lot. From salads, to soups to chilis we have seen chole in various avataars. Rishi & Suchi, the charming couple, went one step ahead and combined yet another versatile ingredient – chicken, with chana to make our indigenous Murgh chole ! Here’s the recipe…


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Unveil the Secret To Preparing Great Steak Recipes

 

Juicy Steak Pic: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inju/2362843892/

A steak refers to a cut of meat that is actually cut perpendicular to the fibers of the muscle. There are a number of ways of preparing a steak. It can be grilled, pan fried, broiled, baked, cooked in sauce and the like. If applied without any specification then it refers to beefsteak.


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Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry Pic: Cal

Cal who is a traveler, chicken-lover, cook, poet, philosopher etc all bundled up in one, shares one of his chicken recipes and this one to suit the taste palates of his local friends in Munich.


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Green Chicken Curry

 

Coriander Chicken

This recipe has been contributed by Harsha Ramaiah. Harsha loves to cook and host parties for his friends as often as he can & coriander chicken happens to be his all time favorite!

 

Coriander leaves – (1 bunch, preferably 100-125gms)

Curry leaves (1 bunch – 100 gms)


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Easy Dessert

Milk Cake Pic: Amberish R Sarang

 

Amberish aka “accidental cook” shares yet another of his favorite recipe of Kalakand or Indian Milk Cake

Cottage cheese (Paneer) – 250 gms
Sugar- 1/2 cup
Cardamom/almonds – 1 tbsp (crushed)
Ghee or unsalted butter – 2 tablespoons
Sliced pistachios for garnish


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Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza Pic: Shweta Arora

This is a guest post by Shweta Arora. Shweta is an entrepreneur running noir desire- Designer Boutique in Melbourne, Australia. With work taking most of her time she indulges in easy and fast albeit healthy cooking… here’s a quick pizza recipe for you by her…


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  1. Take a base of multigrain or wholemeal bread thins or a wholemeal Lebanese pita bread
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