Homemade Wholegrain Ajwain (Carom seed) Crackers

 

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Homemade Wholegrain Ajwain (Carom seed) Crackers

Okay so making your own crackers may seem to be an arduous task and why make your own when there are so many options available in the market..right? But what if I told you making them is one of the easiest bit of baking you’ll ever do. You need no special equipment ( except an oven!) and the ingredients come straight from your pantry shelf. And you are rewarded with the tastiest crackers that no boxed variety can match!

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Glazed Orange Poppyseed Cake

Glazed Orange Poppyseed Cake

Hello everyone!

It has been a while… Life, with exams and work, takes over sometimes. But now that the kids have safely moved on to the next year, without any major academic mishap, I’m relaxed and happy to be back here.

So I have today a lovely little  treat for you –  Glazed Orange Poppyseed Cake. Perfect for a light  dessert, for your afternoon tea or just some easy munching.

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Wholewheat Chai Spiced Walnut Cookies

Wholewheat Chai Spiced Walnut Cookies

There are days when, despite being terribly busy, I just want to get into my kitchen and make something for myself. So I bake to get a break from baking!! Yes, my mind does work differently 🙂

These Wholewheat Chai Spiced Walnut Cookies were made on one of those days. I was totally exhausted from work and as I reached out for my jar of this amazing chai masala, made lovingly by  my dear friend Srujan,  I just had the urge to quickly bake some cookies using it. Thirty minutes later I was dunking these warm, aromatic cookies in my chai and letting my day’s worries slip away!!

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Wholewheat Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake

Wholewheat Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bread

Long work days, one sick kid, one teenager dealing with school’s final exams, general domestic challenges…I just have one way to deal with all this mayhem.  I bake.  As  smell of a freshly baked cake pervades the house, all seems well with the world.  We all relax, gather around the table , wait impatiently for the cake to be turned out of the pan.  All at once, there are smiling faces , funny stories, laughter and we all escape  to this happy place…everyday simple pleasures!

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