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Siddu – Steamed wholewheat bread

Siddu or Sidku

I have written multiple posts about my trekking experiences in Himachal, my love for the vibrance and bustle of Manali and Bhuntar, the relative calm in the mountain villages, the friendly nature of the village folk, endless plates of maggi at chai-tapris, and my love for Himachali food. The several commas that follow every time read more

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Pull apart bread with a vegan pesto filling

My friend, Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen made many resolutions decisions this year, one of which was to bake a bread every month.  Now you know how easy it is to maintain resolu decisions when you have a group with you.  Aparna asked whether anyone would like to join her, and thus was formed a group – read more


Sprouted wheat strawberry bread!

Sprouted Wheat and Strawberry Bread  Richa Hingle of Hobby And More, started baking in 2008, but you won’t believe that when you see the lovely breads she comes up with.  Do check her blog for more such innovations!  It is my pleasure to have her today on Tongue Ticklers to share one of her tasty read more


Vegan Zeppoles, zapplas – Sweet Fried Vegan Donuts

This Summer my sisters introduced me to another (the first being ‘Bookworm‘) treasure trove in Bangalore – Blossoms Book House.  The three floor collection of used and new books will drive you crazy. Be sure to carry a couple of sturdy bags to hold your treasures when you leave and walk in only when you read more


Vegan Hot Cross Buns – For Breadline Africa

  How many of us haven’t wanted these buns as kids? The popular rhyme – one a penny… hot cross buns – made it a favourite with me instantly. Also, it is probably the only bread that got dedicated a whole rhyme and sung a zillion times. I got tagged recently by Arundathi for a read more


Vegan Brioche

Since I turned vegan we have been having less butter, less fats. It just seemed a natural transition – I stopped making as many cookies, cakes and buttery breads as I did earlier. This also resulted in a temporary phase when I looked a lot slimmer to everybody in general except the daughter. And then, read more