Roath Khabar: The Kashmiri Sweet Bread That Announces The Arrival Of The New Bride

Kashmiri cuisine much like the valley itself spells a mystic charm that commands an attentive eye to understand it’s true beauty. Much has been said about the meaty fair of Kashmiri cuisine, be it the robust roghan josh or kebabs, the soothing curries or the delicious sweetmeats; however, not many of us know much about the Kashmiri breads. Breads are an intrinsic part of Kashmiri cuisine. According to Masterchef India 2016 contestant Chef Sadaf Hussain, “Both bakers and breads are given immense importance. In Kashmiri language, the baker is called…

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5 Tasty Dishes You Can Prepare Using Leftover Bread Crusts

Most of us love to binge on juicy stuffed sandwiches that are not only scrumptious, but quite filling as well. Amidst all this, we often end up ignoring the humble bread crusts. They are only left to be discarded in the bin. However, you can now use those bread crusts in a more efficient manner. They can be used in making various delicious dishes that you wouldn’t have imagined, otherwise. Moreover, if you have picky eaters at home, then these dishes are sure to come handy to you. Here’s a list of…

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How To Make Restaurant-Style Bread Croutons At Home?

Be it salads or soups, bread croutons stand out to be the centre of attraction for both. Not only do they add a distinct taste and crunch to the dishes, but also make them look immensely appetising. We often end up making salads and soups at home, but fail to master the art of making those perfectly crisp bread croutons. If you wish to make that restaurant-style bread croutons in the comforts of your kitchen, that too without much hassle, then bring this article to your rescue. They are super…

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What kind of bread do you associate with?

1. Breads and related personality traits We all love bread, but have you ever thought that the kind of bread you love the most somewhere also reflects the kind of person you are? Sounds interesting? Well, the good news is, it does and today we are going to disclose it. According to personality grooming experts, the way your gestures and hand movements speak about your personality, similarly your liking towards a particular food item also reflects the kind of person you are. Here are the 8 most popular types of…

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10 unique ways to use leftover bread

1. Bread-i-licious Every kitchen has some leftover ingredients that are no longer fresh and it is believed that they can’t be re-used. One of the most common thrown-away ingredient is ‘Bread’. Brown, white, multi-grain, sweet or garlic; a bread in all its form is a magical ingredient that sometimes loses its charm and is bound to find its way to the dustbin. However, it’s time to make the best use of bread and zest up the not-so-interesting ingredient. A number of traditional recipes can be tweaked and twisted to create…

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10 best bread recipes that prove why we cannot do without the good old double roti!

Bread is a staple for most people around the world. Breads are basically made with grains. Every country has its own history, tradition and method of making breads. Be it bruschetta, roti, naan, pita, focaccia or baguette, each country makes its own special bread! Indeed, it is your favourite companion when you don’t have anything else in your refrigerator. Is brown bread healthier than white bread? – White bread is made up of bleached flour that makes it lighter in color whereas brown bread is made of whole wheat flour…

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9 Delicious Recipes With Bread You Would Love To Devour

There are so many times when the cook in us is suddenly too inspired to innovate and experiment, but your kitchen pantry isn’t supportive enough. Sometimes you run out of the sauces; sometimes it is the spices. In times like these, you can either hush down the chef in you or rise up to the challenge, and make the best out of whatever is available. Bread is something you would always find in your house and you can do so much with it apart from using them in toasts or…

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Shahi Tukda: The Mughlai Bread Pudding We Can’t Get Enough of

In their reign lasting 400 odd years, Mughals gave India many an architectural, literary and cultural marvel. While the Mughal kings and aristocrats worked relentlessly to establish themselves in many areas related to music and arts, a glorious chapter of history was being written in their Royal kitchens too. From Boti kebabs to Galouti, from Awadhi Biryani to Kadhai Murg and Murg Shahi Korma, the culinary genius of the Mughal kitchens is a thing to celebrate. But there’s more to Mughal cooking than just their lavish meaty-fare. Prime example is the decadent,…

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How to Make Brown Bread at Home

It is hard to imagine starting the morning without a crisp toast, slathered with butter or cheese spread, and a fluffy omelette on the side. Bread is very much a part of the Indian kitchen though its origin directs to the West. While white breads have graced our breakfast table for years, it is now time to make way for more wholesome and healthier variants like brown bread and multi-grain. If you are done with store brought breads, being mindful about reports on chemicalsbeing used in baking breads, you can put on the baker’s hat yourself and…

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Bonding over bread

The Chef’s Story in Purasaiwalkam is the kind of place that triggers good conversation. It’s pretty easy, actually. For, how can you ignore the beautifully-curated sayings on the wall that gently nudge you to talk to each other, forgetting WiFi, and to focus on food and friendship. I’m alone, and so decide to focus on the food and the bonhomie that’s evident inside the vegetarian-only restaurant, which opened in November. A group of school girls makes use of the happy hours package (Monday-Thursday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.) and tucks…

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