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Aparna

Goa, India
I am a vegetarian by tradition and choice. A SAHM to a 13 year old. My husband, our daughter and I live in Goa, India. We enjoy discovering the world also through good food. My blog reflects a lot of our traditional Indian cooking and recipes which are well balanced, healthy and what makes... Full Bio
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…. And Butterscotch Brownies/ Blondies! by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I n my previous post, I did say it would be natural for anyone who likes chocolate to like chocolate brownies. Well, my daughter likes chocolate but actually lik ... Read on »
500 Breakfast & Brunch Dishes : A Review, Blueberry & White Chocolate Muffins And A Giveaway!... by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian So far, June has been a crazy month for me though the rest of the month promises to make by being fun. The “craziness” had nothing to do with food, wasn’t part ... Read on »
500 Pasta Dishes : A Review & Pasta With Vegetable Ragu & A Giveaway! by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian T This is a question for non-Italians only. If I was to ask you to think of food and ask you to tell me the first two words that come to mind when ... Read on »
500 Salads: A Review And A Fruit Salad With Coconut Milk by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian here are people who enjoy salads, and I’m really not one of them. This probably has to do with the fact that, though we are vegetarian and cook vegetables in ... Read on »
A Bakewell Tart…er…Pudding that ...er... Baked Well! Daring baker Challenge June 2009 by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian T oday is the 27th of the month and once more the time for yet another Daring Baker post. I do sometimes wonder what those who are not Daring Bakers must think w ... Read on »
A Birthday Cake - Cookies & Cream Rosette Cake With Classic Vanilla Buttercream by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian T his year will be marked in our memories for many reasons, including the fact that we had an uncomfortably hot summer and that was followed by monsoon where ... Read on »
A Bit About Palakkad Iyers and Their Cuisine by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I was going through my posts when I realized that while I had posted a few Palakkad Iyer recipes (we are Palakkad Iyers), I ought to introduce this style of cooking to ... Read on »
A Bit of Mango Madness: Eggless Mango Ginger Muffins by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Y es, mangoes are still very much around and not just on my blog. As each year goes by, I'm beginning to find the mango season here is getting longer. Mangoes di ... Read on »
A Boule And A Pain d'Epi: Baking From ABin5 by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian A lot of people say that baking bread is therapeutic and I would consider myself one of them. I understand many people find it very relaxing to get rid of th ... Read on »
A Boule And A Pain d'Epi: Baking From ABin5 by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian A lot of people say that baking bread is therapeutic and I would consider myself one of them. I understand many people find it very relaxing to get rid of their frustration ... Read on »
A Bunch Of Light Whole Wheat Grapes! (Bread, Actually) by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian J ust the other day I came across a blogger (sorry, don't recollect who it was) saying that she was a "carbs" person. I really know what that means. My favourite ... Read on »
A Bunch Of Light Whole Wheat Grapes! (Bread, Actually) by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Just the other day I came across a blogger (sorry, don't recollect who it was) saying that she was a "carbs" person. I really know what that means. My favourite food group is ... Read on »
A Fake Beaujolais Bread (Non-Alcoholic Version)! by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian B read and wine were made for each other. That much is evident, whether in religious symbolism or as part of the food culture in countries of the Mediterra ... Read on »
A Fresh Plum & Almond Buckle That Didn’t (Buckle, I Mean)! by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian T he monsoons are here with a vengeance and I’m suddenly reminded of the song “ Raindrops keep falling on my head ” where the singer takes the sun to task for ... Read on »
A Glazed Mango Pound Cake And The Baking Club! by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I have been blogging about food for a while now, but for about the first half of that time, I wasn’t really very aware or interested in being on social network ... Read on »
A Light Alcohol-free Fruit Cake Decorated With Marzipan For Christmas & A Photography Exercise by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian W hat’s Christmas without fruitcake? For those who celebrate and make their own Christmas fruit cake, the excitement starts a month or two ahead with soaking all ... Read on »
A Mango Coconut Kulfi and A Peachy Mango Milkshake by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Printable recipe here. T his is a recipe which started out as with a different end result in mind. I gathered all these ingredients planning to make a mango fudge w ... Read on »
A Non-Alcoholic Hot Tea Toddy & A Photography Exercise by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I t has been my experience, many a time, that good things come out of not-so-good situations. Both my food blog and my photography have been the results of times ... Read on »
A Perfect Party Cake - Daring Baker Challenge March 2008 by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Welcome to the third edition of the Daring Bakers challenge on this blog. Yes, it is that day of the month when Daring Bakers all across the world get down to the busi ... Read on »
A Question, A Couple of Long Due Memes and Some More Awards! by Aparna Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian H ere’s the question. Any ideas on what this could be? I'm sure everyone has the answer. It is edible and not of animal origin. This is still a vegetarian blo ... Read on »