After a bread and pastry, here is a Greek cookie for this week’s picnic hamper theme. It is so usual to buy a box of cookies when going for a picnic. I used to take two or three varieties of biscuit packs for Sruti whenever we go out. How about home made cookies instead of store bought packs? I am sure they are free of all those chemicals they use in commercial cookies and they taste so delicious too. Before starting baking, I used to love the store bought cookie boxes. But after getting to know the taste of home made cookies, I have started the taste of those huge boxes of cookies. They are so sugary, have a chemical smell and are really disgusting and they are quite expensive too. How many of you feel that way. Nowadays, I have stopped buying cookies for Sruti. If ever she is having cookies, it would be made my her mom only.
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This month’s Bread Bakers host Mayuri of Mayuri’s Jikoni wanted us to make pancakes. And it can be a regular one or from any part of the world. When I was browsing through the blogs, I found that there are so many types of pancakes around the world and even our dosas come under the same category. I was looking for easy recipes and as it involves maida, I wanted to make a small batch. I saw the Greek version of pancakes usually served with honey. When I read the recipes, I found there were two recipes for the tiganites. One is like the usual pancake made with flour, milk and eggs but the other one was made with yeast and had no eggs. So I chose to make the yeasted tiganites.
Yey! September is here and it is time for another mega Blogging Marathon.September is a month I love the most as both my blog baby and hubby have birthdays. And another reason is that it is a month of non stop blogging fun. Srivalli, the leader of this amazing group comes up with various themes for every marathon and for the month long marathon the themes become quite interesting. For this mega marathon, there are five themes, a theme for a week. Are you excited? Read on to know more about the theme.
I love to knead and I am not very good at making no knead breads. Every time I try a recipe I end up with so rustic looking bread. Till now I haven’t figured out the secret of getting a smooth loaf. Even it happened this time also. I made this rustic looking bread to go with the Feta Salad and Feta Bake for the Greek Meal.
I have been obsessed with a lots of things during various periods of my life. Once I was so much interested in painting that you can see me any time of the day painting. Then it was fashion designing and embroidery. Then came butter cream decorations on cake, and then blogging, and then came egg less baking and finally I have come to cake decorations with fondant. Along with that I am also obsessed with home made cheeses for a few months now. When I tried egg less baking, I used to end up with so many not so edible cakes and it would be a wastage of all ingredients. But as far as cheese is concerned, even if it was a failure, you will end up with tasty cheese. So for feta cheese, I have done it thrice and only once I got it right. Once I made a lovely cream cheese with my failed attempt at feta. So this is a win win situation. No loss.
Priya of Priya’s Versatile Recipes
Gyro consists of Pita Bread (an yeasted flat bread), Cucumber sauce and a spicy filling. I browsed many sites and came up with a version of my own. The sauce recipe remains the same in all the sites. First we will see how to prepare Pita Bread at home.