• 87. coriander garlic crispy bread

    June 14, 2012mayurisjikoni

     crunchy munchy Supa Loaf in Kenya make these wonderful barrel loaves both white and brown. I tend to use the round slices a lot to make croutons, crispy base for bruschetta, crispy plain bread to go with soup. My kaki gave this brilliant idea to me and I tried out the recipe. Its wonderful with…

     
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  • 86.Lapsi

    June 12, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Vishal, celebrations have begun!   Lapsi is a Gujarati sweet dish usually made to celebrate an important event or festival. Its made from cracked wheat, ghee, water, sugar or jaggery and flavoured with spices like cardamom, saffron and nutmeg. Our nephew Vishal is getting married this year, so what better occasion to make  lapsi. Today,…

     
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  • Mango Kulfi

    June 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Kulfi is a frozen dairy based dessert very popular in the Indian sub continent. It usually has flavourings like rose, kewra, cardamom, saffron etc. It can have a fruit puree in it or just plain. Traditionally its made by boiling milk till it becomes thick, but this recipe of kulfi is a quicker version. Kulfis…

     
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  • 81. banana watermelon smoothie

    June 8, 2012mayurisjikoni

    pinky red Watermelon and banana are poles apart in consistency but together make a great healthy drink. A very cooling treat on a hot day. I had some frozen banana in the freezer so instead of just plain watermelon juice I decided to make something different. Before you liquidize the watermelon, remove as many seeds…

     
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  • 79. gulab jamun

    June 8, 2012mayurisjikoni

    spongy, sweet and evil  Gulab jamuns are sweet doughnut like balls floating in a sweet syrup. Gulab means rose and jamun is a fruit in India. The syrup is flavoured with rose water, kewra or saffron. It is said that the dessert gulab jamun originates from Afghanistan. However it is a  common dessert or sweet…

     
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  • 75. earthy brown delights

    June 5, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Most people love potatoes whether they are fried, boiled or roasted. I love roasted potatoes and they make a great side dish to accompany a pasta dish or pizzas or in place of a salad. Just a few pieces of potatoes and your stomach is full. If I don’t get baby potatoes then I just…

     
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  • 71. mango orange smoothie

    May 31, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Orange and slushy 2 years ago when our club, Lions Club of Mombasa Bahari had a medical camp in Malindi, the non medical members went to a school in Watamu for a social activity. After handing over the goods and spending time with the girls, we decided to go to Watamu town. Its lunch time,…

     
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  • 54. red tangy sauce

    May 19, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Strawberries feature a lot in desserts. Whole, cut or pureed. The taste of strawberries can range from sweetness to slightly acidic. Orginally grown only in Europe, nowadays strawberries are grown all over the world. Strawberries are an excellent source of Vitamin C. It also contains Vitamin B complex, Vitamin A and minerals like potassium, manganese,…

     
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  • Banana Cinnamon Frozen Yogurt

    May 11, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #22 For this event, Foodies_Redoing Old Posts my 22nd recipe is an easy cold treat, Banana Cinnamon Frozen Yogurt. Hot Weather in Mombasa Generally Mombasa is a hot and humid coastal city. I cannot remember when I last must have worn a sweater here. However, there are some months that…

     
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  • 39. mango panna

    May 9, 2012mayurisjikoni

    mangoes and hot season    Mango panna, aam panna or raw mango juice is a cool, refreshing drink made during the summer in India. It prevents heat exhaustion as its loaded with sugar and is rich in pectin, Vitamin B and C. Most aam panna recipes will recommend boiling the mangoes with the peel but…

     
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