Friday, October 19, 2018

Far Breton Tart/Apple Far Breton Tart

Far Breton is a flan type cake from Brittany region of France. Apples, Raisins or Dried prunes are usually used for making this traditional cake, and its quite an easily and simple cake with easy available, pantry friendly ingredients. I am a great fan of this cake and i love to make this cake while my fruit baskets have apples abundantly. Its quite an easy cake to finish some apples quickly than dishing out some apple sauce with them. Kids will definitely enjoy this fabulous cake and its one of best way to sneak apples this way. Am allergic to apples and i cant eat them raw. Obviously i have bake or cook them before having. If i want to have enjoy apples for an aftermeal dessert, i cant think more than baking some baked goodies with this fabulous fruit. Apples are showing their heads in our local farmer's market. Apple is a Fall season fruit for us, and we get varieties of apples in our markets. I love Golden apples very much and they works awesome for making any sort of dishes with them.

Apple Far Breton Tart, Far Breton Tart

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Eggless Sweet Potato & Chocolate Chips Muffins

Sweet potatoes are easily available for us during the fall and winter season. Whenever sweet potatoes shows their heads in my local farmer market i dont forget to get them as i love to bake some delicious bakes out of them. Not to forget that sweet potato are just  fabulous to make our Indian style curries as well. Sweet potatoes makes some delicious, super moist cakes, do you know that, if not dont forget to check my Potato Chocolate Cake which is completely eggless, as mashed sweet potato replace very well eggs. Obviously you can make even some delicious vegan cakes and bakes out of the them. Hence i tried my hands to bake this dangerously addictive and super soft muffins with both sweet potatoes and chocolate chips. Dont forget to bake this extremely soft muffins if you get sweet potatoes abundantly in your place. These muffins are extremely delicious, to serve either for breakfast or as dessert after a meal with a scoop of ice cream or simply for an evening snacks.

Chocolate Sweet potato Muffins

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Ajwain & Butternut Squash Paratha

Fall season is here, obviously summer fruits and vegetables are very rare in local farmer's market. Finally Fall season vegetables and fruits are showing their heads now. I just love fall seasonal fruits and vegetables, especially the squashes. We do get varieties of squashes and i will never fail to buy them from local farmer's market. My recent visit to farmer market pulled me to grab some seasonal vegetables. Yes i came home with some butternut squash, sweet potato and succulent juicy apples. Obviously i prepared some delightful dishes out of these fruits and vegetables. Here comes one among those dishes i have prepared with butternut squash. Butternut squash is one of my favourite squash after pumpkins. I usually prepare soups with this squash though they are seriously versatile and works awesome to make even our Indian style of curries and gravies.

Butternut Squash paratha, Squash Paratha

Friday, October 12, 2018

Mollete/Spanish Antequera Bread Rolls

After some soft pancakes from Somali and a bowl of comforting soup from Sudan, my today's post is from Spain. Yes my theme for this week's blogging marathon is Pick a Alphabet,3 Countries as theme, and i picked 'S'. Hence i grabbed a popular Antequera bread rolls aka Molletes for this theme.This Molletes are super soft and delicious bread rolls which is typically served for breakfast or for a afternoon tea. And this bread is originally from Antequera which is just 30kms from Spain. Mollete is also a typical food of Mexico as well, and its consumed as a open sandwich. However this Spanish Mollete is a piece of a soft crumb bread which is quite known as an Andalusian breakfast bread which is quite like a star product of this region after Olive oil. The typical way of having this bread is to serve with olive oil, salt, tomato and garlic. Usually they are eaten as split, drizzled with olive oil, salt. If you want to make more filling, dont forget to add some sliced tomatoes and chopped garlic cloves to tickle your tastebuds.

Mollete, Spanish Mollete

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Addas/Sudanese Red Lentil Soup/Sudanese Addas

Soup, this dish have their own place in our daily meal once the weather starts too cold or rainy. We are in fall season and obviously the weather keeps on changing everyday drastically. Recently we had a super chilled morning with a super hot sunny evening. Yes you heard me rite, we dont even know how to dress ourselves. Obviously i couldnt keep my summer dresses away as Sun god is showing his head once a while. However the weather will get chilled progessively as we are in Autumn. Soups are definitely a satisfying and comforting meal to keep ourselves warm. I love dishing out soups as they are quick, nutritious, healthy and just prefect to please anyone's tastebuds quickly. And my today's post is definitely a fabulous soup to give a try without any fail. This gluten free, vegan Red lentils soup is a hearty and healthy soup to prepare at home without any hesitation as this soup calls for simple and easily available ingredients.

Addas, Sudanese Lentils Soup

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Malawah/Malawax/Somali Sweet Pancakes

If you are looking for a different, flavourful and easy breezy breakfast for your weekdays or some fabulous crepe like pancakes for your brunch, you should take a look to my today's post. Malawah, is a simple sweet crepe like pancakes prepared with flour, egg and sugar along with milk. These are basic ingredients for Malawah, however many variations do exists. But i grabbed this pancakes from Somali Kitchen where the author used cardamom powder to bring the flavor to this dangerously addictive pancakes. I have a small story behind this Malawah, yes actually while i was looking for International flatbreads for September mega marathon, i crossed this Malawah. Honestly my first choice for the september's theme was pancakes or crepes from various parts of the world.Obviously i bookmarked this crepes but unfortunately i changed my theme to flatbreads as i had hard time finding some alphabetic letters. However i seriously want to try this Somalian pancakes very soon as possible as i have some ardent crepe lovers at home.

Somali Sweet Pancakes, malawah

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Sabudana Thalipeeth/Sago Pancakes

Sago or sabudana, much known as Tapioca pearls which is very much used in South Eastern Asian countries. Sabudana Thalipeeth is a popular Maharashtrian snack dish which is made during vrat, upwas or fasting. Sago pearls are widely used and consumed during fasting. Thalipeeth is prepared with soaked sabudana, mashed potatoes, crushed peanuts, cumin seeds, grated ginger and salt. And it is cooked with ghee or butter until they turns golden brown and crisp. However thalipeeth can be prepared with multigrain flours which includes with bajra, sorghum, channadal, urad dal, rice, wheat etc. But this Sabudana thalipeeth is completely a different one which doesnt call for any flours in it.This thalipeeth is completely gluten free, yes sago is extracted from sago palm trees especially from their stem.

Sabudana Thalipeeth, Sago Pancakes

Friday, October 5, 2018

Eggless Buckwheat Flour & Banana Pancakes

Pancakes, these tiny stove top cooked cakes are my younger one's favourite, he just love to eat pancakes to kick start his day. Pancakes are easier to prepare and quick to cook if you have  dont have much time to spend in your kitchen. I have already tried couples of pancakes in my kitchen. Either they are with eggs or eggless, multigrains or else with fruits or vegetables, my space have already varieties of pancakes. However am yet to dish out some unique and healthy pancakes to feed my pancake loving kiddo. And my today's post is a fabulous,healthy, eggless, butterfree pancakes which calls for buckwheat flour, whole wheat flour, mashed banana along with usual ingredients. I have been cooking many dishes out of buckwheat flour recently, yes i love their earthy taste in any dishes they are added. Even i rolled some Indian style flatbreads recently to have for our dinner and we loved it with some spicy tomato chutney. Apart from their dull colour to the dishes they are added, this flour is definitely a healthy and incredible addition to our diet.

Buckwheat Pancakes, Eggless Buckwheat Pancakes

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Gluten Free Jowar Rava Tomato Upma/Broken Sorghum Tomato Upma

If you ask a South Indian for an easy breakfast, trust me most of us will definitely talk about the popular upma. Yes this breakfast dish is quite an easiest one to prepare, usually prepared with semolina, you can dish out this quick and easy upma with any sort of broken grains aka rava. Nowadays you can find out varieties of broken grains like wheat, ragi,millets, sorghum, barley etc. Recently i got a packet of broken jowar from Indian stores, after making a simple dish out this jowar rava, i was looking for a chance to finish them. Am running this week's blogging marathon with Easy breakfast dishes as theme, obviously i couldnt think more than dishing out one of the popular and most hated South Indian breakfast aka upma. Jowar rava works awesome to make this delicious and vegan upma. However if you want to bring more flavour to this healthy upma, you can drizzle a teaspoon of ghee once the dish is ready to serve.

Jowar Upma, Tomato Jowar Rava Upma

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Vegan Besan & Oats Bread Toast/Vegetable & Gramflour Bread Toast

Breakfast, is the first meal of a day which means breaking the fasting period of the prior night. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast dishes varies from countries to countries depending upon the culture, people and availability of local grains, vegetables and fruits. Earlier am not a breakfast person, i usually drink a coffee or tea and eat directly my lunch. But now i enjoy making my breakfast before leaving to work as i cant skip my breakfast now.Obviously I do wake up earlier to finish my breakfast so that am not in hurry before quitting home. Now i cant go out without having my breakfast. After a 26 days of blogging marathon, am kick starting our routine three days of blogging marathon from today. Its been a fun filled September, learned so many new flatbreads and my bookmark list is overflowing as my fellow bloggers came up with tremendous flatbreads during the whole month of September. I have so many interesting flatbreads to dish out, hope i will cook one by one very soon.

Vegetable Bread Toast

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Recap - 26 Days of A-Z International Flatbreads

Every year we plan earlier to blog for both April and September, as these two months calls for a whole month of blogging marathon. Do you know the brain child of blogging marathon Srivalli of Spicing your Life  plans everything very earlier than you can imagine. Trust me we have already decided for April 2019's theme and we even got a mail regarding for next september theme. See how we guys are addictive to a month of blogging marathon. Planning a month of blogging is definitely a hard task if you are not a home maker. Obviously in my case, i have to plan everything earlier. For the month of September 2018, i started cooking three months back as i have listed out my International flatbreads since a long back. Hence i could finish this month's Mega marathon without any hassels. You might have noticed that i have been posting 26 different flatbreads from different parts of the world during this whole month of September. Though its was not that much easy for some Alphabetic letters, google master helped me a lot and finally i finished 26 days of blogging marathon successfully. Hence am proudly sharing a recap of what i cooked and blogged for the past one month with A to Z International flatbreads as theme.