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Announcing WBB: "Grains in my Breakfast"

Posted Sep 15 2009 4:47pm


I t's time, once again, for an event announcement and this time it is Weekend Breakfast Blogging (WBB). WBB is an event started by Nandita of Saffron Trail and is now guest hosted every month with a breakfast related theme. I am honoured to host this month's edition and the theme this time is "Grains in my Breakfast".


Starting from the upper left corner, featured in this picture are broken wheat, amaranth flour, cornmeal, broken red rice, rolled oats and malted red millet.

As we know, breakfast is the meal which kick starts our body to face the day (till lunch, at least) after a long night's rest. The healthier and more complete our breakfast the better our bodies respond to the demands we make on them. Grains, in their natural unrefined form, play an important role in this and if we look into traditional breakfasts in various parts of the world, we will fing grains figuring in them one way or the other.

By grains, I'm referring to rice, wheat, corn, barley, oats, millet, quinoa, sorghum, amaranth, etc. You can find more information on grains here, here and here.

For this WBB, use grains (preferably as wholegrain and unrefined form) in any way you would like; whole, broken, as flour, or a variety of 2 or more grain forms cooked together. Some examples of foods are breads (flatbreads as well), pancakes, dosas, muffins.

A lot of Indian breakfast foods incorporate grains in some form. As long as the dish features grain as a main ingredient and is served up for breakfast, then it is WBB compliant this month.

So to be a part of WBB: Grains in my Breakfast, all you have to do is

1) Cook up a breakfast dish featuring grain (preferably wholegrain) as the main ingredient.

2) Blog about it anytime between today and the the 30th of September, 2008(midnight your time). Please link your post to this page and Nandita's WBB page. Please feel free to use the logo if you wish. A smaller version is on the sidebar of this blog.

3) Send me a mail at aparna00@gmail.com [that is aprna(zero)(zero)@gmail.com], with the following details:
a) Your name and your location:
b) The name of your blog:
c) The permalink/ url of your blog:
d) The name of your WBB dish:
e) The permalink/ url of your WBB post:
f) a picture of your dish (300 pixels please)

If you do not have a blog but would like to a part of this event, please send me your post with all the required details and I will be happy to include it in the round-up.
That's all you have to do. I'm looking forward to your entries and healthier breakfasts. Please remember that all entries must be vegetarian (eggs allowed).

Please make sure that all the details I have requested are included in your e-mail. Please don't make me go and look for these details. Thank you.

My apologies for the delay in the MBP: Fruit Fare round-up. Now that my computer is back, I shall be posting the round-up within a day or two.

Update (30th September, 2008):

It has been brought to my notice that there was a typo in my event announcement. My e-mail id was typed as aparna00@gmail.com which is incorrect. Please accept my apologies for creating so much confusion. My correct id isaprna00@gmail.com. Thank you Bee.

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