Monisha Udhani

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How to make the perfect baba ganoush

Everyone has their gastronomic tics – those dishes, or ingredients, or techniques, that suddenly make everything else on the menu look like ugly sisters. The word "smoky" generally does it for me, although I'm a sucker for a nice juicy aubergine as well, so if baba ganoush is available, you can …

10 Easy Cookie Recipes

10 easy cookie recipes that you can make quickly or make ahead, slice, and bake.<p>We think of cookies as more of a snack than as a dessert—they beat any sweet-tooth craving, and are easily eaten on-the-go in a couple bites. And if you're going to eat cookies like we do, they should be equally as easy …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy solution, or five: Ditch the …

Five cakes that will impress your boss

A survey suggests a quarter of office bakers are trying to get into their boss's good books. Here are five treats guaranteed to impress your colleagues.<p>Britain is the grip of a baking frenzy, as those of us who work in offices know all too well.<p>Rare are the days when a colleague isn’t tempting us …

How to Make Delicious Cake recipe with Chocolate & Hazelnuts

Hot and sour aubergine curry

A delicious, simple curry that is perfect for vegetarians and vegans. Baby aubergines would be perfect for this dish, but any size is fine.<p><b>Serves four</b><p>100ml/3½fl oz tamarind water or 40g/1½oz tamarind pulp<p>Flesh from ½ coconut, grated<p>1 tsp coriander seeds<p>3 dried chillies<p>1 tsp cumin seeds<p>4 tbsp …

Recipes with aubergine: Fatteh

This layered Damascene dish has loads of things going on and is time-consuming to prepare, but it’s worth it.<p><b>Serves six</b><p><b>Tomato sauce</b><p>Olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, finely sliced<p>2 x 400g/14oz tins plum tomatoes, drained and rinsed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p><b>Pilaf</b><p>75g/3oz butter<p>1 red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 tsp ground …

How to make the perfect tomato sauce

A good tomato sauce is one of the first things that any cook should learn to make – it is almost infinitely useful, keeps pretty well, and the ready-made version is outrageously overpriced. Indeed, Marcella Hazan writes in The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: "No other preparation is more …

Blueberry Recipes

Quite possibly nature's perfect gift, blueberries are one of the healthiest foods around, and they require no pitting or peeling.<p>In Season: You can find cultivated berries all year; wild (and locally grown) berries are available primarily during July and August.<p>What to Look For: The berries should …

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Blueberry Hand Pies

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kids love to get a pint-size sweet.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buttery Pie Crust (click for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for dusting)<p>2 cups blueberries (about 10 ounces)<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon …

Pudding vs. Dessert: The Same But Different

If you've ever been to the United Kingdom or Ireland, you might wonder why when you see "pudding" isn't always a creamy chocolate- or banana-flavored …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

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