Sunday, November 29, 2020

Spicy mixture tea time snack

spicy mixture tea time snack
This South Indian spicy mixture stays well in air tight container for several days and is a perfect tea time snack. The spices and the amount of nuts can be adjusted according to preference. It is best to keep the batter prepared and the ingredients ready before frying everything in batches and combining.   

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Love Cake

love cake
This Sri Lankan love cake inspired by Portuguese colonial influence is made without flour or any baking agents. This semolina based flavourful cake is filled with spices and cashews, perfect to serve as dessert or tea time snack. 

Retire Like a Boss Using a Reverse Mortgage

mortgage
What do you want to do when you retire? Spend time doing the things you love the most? Of course, we all love the good life. No one wants to retire broke. We want to afford the finest things in life even when we are no longer in the job market. For some, retirement is a period they yearn for, while others may consider it a nightmare because of one reason – money. We can’t live the post-retirement lifestyle we dream of if there is no financial security. Taking a trip from Ohio to Bangkok on tourism requires cash, and if you don’t have it, you’ll remain stuck in Ohio.

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Apple Pie

apple pie
This apple pie is a labour of love and has become a fall favourite dessert in our home.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Wraps made with frozen parathas and meal ideas

We have been savouring on a few different Shana Food products - wholemeal lacha paratha, garlic paratha, Punjabi samosas, and cooked a couple of side dishes using frozen okra rings and spinach.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Side dish with pumpkin leaves and shrimp

pumpkin leaves side dish with shrimp
This flavourful side dish is prepared with fresh pumpkin leaves, whole spices, shrimp, plantain, and eggplant. It makes a wholesome healthy meal that goes well with rice. 

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Semolina Crepes

semolina crepes rava dosa
This delicious semolina crepe known as rava dosa is easy to prepare and can be served with green chutney, tomato chutney, and sambar or other curries. 

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Soft Buns

soft buns
This soft bun recipe is simple to make especially if you are using a mixer attached with a dough hook. These soft buns can be served in multiple ways. If you make the buns by adding raisins or other dry fruits serve it with butter, jam or a buttercream made with butter and icing sugar. 
If you make it plain without adding raisins or other dry fruits, it can be used as dinner rolls, burger buns, savoury buns or Indian pav with homemade patties and chutneys.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Pan Cookies made on the stove

pan cookies made on the stove
I have seen many variations of baking pan cookies that starts off on the stove but is baked. However, this recipe from Nadiya's Netflix show is completely done on the Stovetop. We have made this recipe a few times and love it. These cookies also known as skillet cookies or Pizookie are prepared and cooked on the stove  in low heat for 20 minutes.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Loaf Bread

loaf bread
This easy to bake loaf bread can be served with jam or savoury curries. The dough can also be used for pizza

3 to 3 1/4 cups of flour
1 tbsp instant yeast*
1 tbsp sugar
1 cup warm water (110F)
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp salt