• 47. eggless carrot muffins

    May 14, 2012mayurisjikoni

    happy birthday Daxa Yesterday was my best friend’s birthday. Usually I bake something to give her as a present as she doesn’t bake much. So obviously this year was no different. So with all the ingredients ready I was on a mission to bake some eggless carrot muffins.I had got the recipe from a blog…

     
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  • 43. wholewheat banana muffins

    May 12, 2012mayurisjikoni

    happy birthday Lekha        When I was staying in Bangalore with my daughter Nami, I have baked a number of cakes and muffins for her friends either for special occasions or just as a treat. Mostly the request would be for chocolate based cakes or muffins and nothing else. While most people love…

     
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  • 42.Rolled Biscuits

    May 11, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Chandrabhabhi’s recipe When I was growing up, the only biscuits that most Gujarati families in Kenya made were the rolled biscuits. Its only when numerous recipe books started coming out into the market that I tried my hands at other types of biscuits or cookies. I remember, my mum would make these biscuits on a…

     
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  • 35. eggless coconut cupcakes

    May 7, 2012mayurisjikoni

    for coconut lovers  The first time I realized that cupcakes can be eggless was when I helped Nunu to make the coconut cupcakes. In a houseful of guests and little kids, we used to bake loads of these cupcakes. Dunked in tea,coffee or milk they taste amazing. We have baked these cakes for various occasions…

     
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  • 29. Nunu’s biryani

    April 29, 2012mayurisjikoni

    For my Nunu   As I have mentioned before, I have learnt to cook from my mum, kaki, other women in my life and most of all from Nunu. Nunu is my mother in law. The patience that my mum didn’t have with me, Nunu had in abundance. Lots of dinners, lunches, parties was the…

     
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  • 28. spinach mushroom pies

    April 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Ajay’s favourite        Its almost the end of April and I have only blogged 28 recipes.Will my mission of 366 recipes by the end of the year be fulfilled? So many upheavals and events have prevented me from blogging on a regular basis. Two days ago I spent nearly 40 minutes composing, editing,…

     
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  • 22.baked broccoli

    March 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    a baked delight   Baked cauliflower is a popular dish, but have you tried baked broccoli? Broccoli contains twice the  amount of Vitamin C compared to an orange. It is a rich source of folic acid, calcium, potassium. Rich in selenium, a mineral that has found to have anti cancer and anti viral properties. A…

     
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  • 14. 25th Anniversary celebration

    January 23, 2012mayurisjikoni

    The distance between Palatka and Mombasa cannot be travelled in a day. So Arti and Kamaleshkumar, though we missed the surprise party, we too celebrated your 25th anniversary in our own style. A special treat for a special occasion….. plum tart. We had it with a generous dollop of vanilla ice cream. Warm tart and…

     
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  • 10. rosemary,garlic and olive focaccia

    January 13, 2012mayurisjikoni

    an easy peasy bread   Focaccia is an Italian olive oil bread. It is flat and can be of any shape – round, square, rectangle or as individual portions. The focaccia dough is much softer than normal bread dough. It has a cake like texture and doesn’t need to be kneaded as much as the…

     
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  • 3.eggless mango coconut muffins

    January 3, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Sweet luscious mangoes   Its mango season in Kenya and most people just love to have them for breakfast,lunch and dessert. Its like anytime is mango time. Kenya grows some very good varieties of mangoes such as boribo, dodo, and apple mango to name a few. Most of these mangoes are grown in the coastal…

     
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