Chapati (Whole Wheat Flat Bread)

Chapati is an essential Indian flat bread/ griddle bread (looks like Tortilla) made with whole wheat flour. This simple and hearty low gluten, low calorie bread is healthy and appeasing. 'How to make soft chapatis?' Google and you'll find umteen recipes, youtube videos and related articles. I have done this several times before mastering the chapati making technique. Most of the recipes seem so simple with few sentences of instruction. I wish it was that easy. It wasn't for me....more
 @Kraken Thank you. Let me know how it turned out :) more

Chapati (Whole Wheat Flat Bread)

Chapati is an essential Indian flat bread/ griddle bread (looks like Tortilla) made with whole wheat flour. This simple and hearty low gluten, low calorie bread is healthy and appeasing. 'How to make soft chapatis?' Google and you'll find umteen recipes, youtube videos and related articles. I have done this several times before mastering the chapati making technique. Most of the recipes seem so simple with few sentences of instruction. I wish it was that easy. It wasn't for me....more
 @SunbonnetSmart.com Thank Robin. It's a monster post...takes a while to read. The instructions ... more

Meatballs and Sausage for Sunday Gravy

I'm not a must-have-kitchen-gadgets, kind of person. I've only had a microwave for a few years and I own 4 pots, one for each burner. One of my favorite time saving tips is utilizing the oven as much as possible. The oven is handy for browning meat, sauteing onions and roasting veggies for a stirfry. I have found one pan essential for this technique; a large Granite Ware roasting pan. I use this pan for everything! I love mine and I urge you to purchase one, post haste! They're available online and major retailers and reasonably priced, under $30....more
Wonderful recipe...I'm sure going to try this. I may have to replace pork and beef with minced ... more

Avocado Cilantro Raita

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 @HomeRearedChef  Cashewnut adds a sweet flavor to the raita...will be a good side for Briyanis ... more

Banana Buttermilk Pancakes

Banana pancakes topped with summer berries and drizzled with honey is what I want for breakfast on a weekend. ...more
 @HomeRearedChef Thanks again :) I love pancakes. I like it flavored with real fruit puree. I ... more

Orange Butter

 @JourneyofLife Thanks :) Hope your girls like it. I suggest adding some sugar for the kids.  more

Orange Butter

 @HomeRearedChef Thanks Virginia :) more

Black Woman Body Cake: White Privilege Swedish Style (Video)

The National Afro-Swedish Association is demanding that Sweden's minister of culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth be fired for participating in an April 15th World Art Day celebration during which she ate a piece of cake. The problem is not that she ate cake; the problem is the kind of cake she ate. The video in this post that was filmed at the art installation is one of the most disturbing things I have ever seen. ...more
What kind of art is this? Disturbing and horrific. I can't get that image off my head. People ... more

Discovering India's Tiffin Boxes

Have you ever tried packing your lunch in a tiffin box? They're a terrific and eco-friendly way to pack lunch—the containers that hold the food are generally stainless steel, which doesn't have the risk of leaching BPAs into your or your family's lunches the same way certain plastics might. The blogger at Life In The Hutch discovered, when she travelled to India, that tiffin boxes are a regular part of every day eating there....more
 @Genie Gratto  Reminds me of my mom and home :) more

Discovering India's Tiffin Boxes

Have you ever tried packing your lunch in a tiffin box? They're a terrific and eco-friendly way to pack lunch—the containers that hold the food are generally stainless steel, which doesn't have the risk of leaching BPAs into your or your family's lunches the same way certain plastics might. The blogger at Life In The Hutch discovered, when she travelled to India, that tiffin boxes are a regular part of every day eating there....more
 @lilbunnyrabbitz It surely did make me nostalgic. I'm glad to know to that you've embraced the ... more