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Chewy White Choc Chunk and Popcorn Cookies


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Growing up, my pop culture consumption was completely colonised by US-TV and comic book exports. I could recite the Pledge of Allegiance by heart and knew that milk and cookies were a sacrosanct pairing. Oh, and how I love a good chewy American-style cookie. I found a great recipe on Delish.com that substitutes butter with cream cheese, resulting in ...

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Yoghurt and Sesame Halwa Pancake Rolls


Monday, November 14, 2016

321/366 Pancake rolls filled with yoghurt, sesame halwa, cardamom and rose syrup. #project365 #dslr #lrinstagram #ifttt #foodphotography #breakfast A photo posted by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee (@saaleha_b) on Nov 14, 2016 at 4:00am PST Combine yoghurt, sesame halwa, cardamom and rose syrup. Spread onto a pancake, roll up and slice.  

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Banana loaf with Sesame halwa


Monday, November 14, 2016

A photo posted by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee (@saaleha_b) on Nov 12, 2016 at 2:15pm PST My grocery stock is pretty much the metaphor for my life. The bananas are going off but there's sesame halva in the fridge and coconut blossom sugar in the cupboard. Mental state aside, at least a recipe came of it. The sesame ...

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Gluten-free Cacao Breakfast Muffins


Thursday, August 25, 2016

The lovely folks over at The Chocolate Tree and The Soul Tree sent me a huge hamper of their products to sample. Though I made quick work of their handmade honeycomb chocs and topcoated rice cakes, I am not even halfway through the basket. Such generosity! Along with a sampler of their snack range, they included ...

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Cinnamon Phirni Drink


Tuesday, June 14, 2016

I've been seeing so many Horchata recipes popping up in my feeds and its fundamental flavours reminded me so much of some of the Indian desserts I grew up with. I was particularly taken back to Phirni, a milk-based pudding lightly set with either rice flour or semolina. I found a recipe in an early edition of ...

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Salad Toss: Baby Spinach and Cranberry Reduction


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Cranberries, with their sweet and tart personalities, are a bit like the extroverts at a party; at ease in savoury situations, and just as good for when things get syrupy. I always seem to have dried cranberries on hand, and often use them in salads and bakes. They also feature prominently in my Cranberry & Walnut cream ...

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