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A Ladakhi / Tibetan pasta soup. In the cold, nearly desert-like conditions of Ladakh, India, there are few vegetables available, and the meat is Yak or lamb meat. As in most Western countries, a warm filling soup, makes a simple meal, fulfilling and satiating, to combat the cold. Chutagi is ideal for winter and autumn....


Mangalore breakfast buns

Par’nd Poori. These donut-like buns are without a hole and has an airy secret pocket inside. A treat for us kids. On our few memorable trips to my granny in South India-Mangalore, a neighbour was making it for us. These were also called biscuit buns as they have crisp edges and crust. I just love...



Lacy Rice Pancakes These pancakes from South India and Sri Lanka, are unlike any other you must have ever eaten. Pure white, light, crisp and lacy at the edges, fluffy and unctuously spongy at the center. Appams are traditionally eaten with curries for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Their spongy centres sop up the curry like...