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You are right Amritha It isa hindi word. I meant Kohl Rabi (English) actually. It is not turnip but German turnip part of the cabbage family.
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Thanks Anita!
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2015 on Ingredients in Konkani Cooking at thecookscottage
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As I reach the completion of my book on Konkani Cooking I have had fun finding out more about all the more unusual ingredients used in this cuisine. Right now I have mentioned most of the scientific names and some... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at thecookscottage
Hi Deb , Thanks for your enquiry . I will send you an invoice through pay Pal and on receipt of Payment the paneer maker will be shipped to reach you in 7-21 days time , Kind Regards Jyotsna
Toggle Commented Dec 9, 2014 on Paneer Maker at thecookscottage
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More and more people the world over suffer from some kind of gluten intolerance. It is worth listing the large variety of gluten free grains and foods available so abundantly in India . Widely used during fasts, these grains are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at thecookscottage
...have been met with an indifferent ...." Its finished or Just starting to grind, or I dont know or not available. " No explanations, no concern, no attempt to cater to the customer. Nobody had bothered to ensure that products which were advertised were actually stocked or available. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at thecookscottage
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Hi Priya , Will certainly let you know when the book is out . Not long now ... :)
Toggle Commented Sep 24, 2014 on Top Ten Indian Cookbooks. at thecookscottage
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This is meant to be eaten like a koshimbir, a tablepoon or two along with your main dish. It looks to be a keeper...I can see us making this very often from now on. Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at thecookscottage
I love eating this salad in the monsoon. It substantial but vegetarian, cooling and warming, complex and simple. Ready to eat in half an hour and still delicious a day later. Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at thecookscottage
When you crave the fine pleasure of spacing out on train journeys and eating gloriously unhealthy stuff, or are bitten by nostagia for the delights of chair car travel and railway food- you can whip up the following. -Serve hot with plenty of tomato sauce and a paper napkin to wipe a shining face later. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at thecookscottage
Since I have friends from Mexico staying I thought the following dish would give them a taste of home. Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at thecookscottage
This is one of those rare occasions when I am moved to write about a great product , and am so enthusiastic because , besides other things, is made in my hometown Pune, Maharashtra, India by a talented potter and inventor called Ninad. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at thecookscottage
Hi Vandy, Thanks for your enquiry . I will send you an invoice through PayPal . On receipt of payment the paneer maker will Be shipped to reach you in 7-21 days time . Kind regards Jyotsna
Toggle Commented Jul 10, 2014 on Paneer Maker at thecookscottage
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Hi Abhijit , some general stores keep it but you do have to try your luck .
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I was emboldened to try making feta cheese when I saw that goats milk is not strictly necessary and that cows milk would do just fine. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at thecookscottage
Just write to me at with the size you require and I will invoice you through Pay Pal.
Toggle Commented Mar 23, 2014 on Paneer Maker at thecookscottage
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Hi Avni, You can get it at a shop in the covered area of Shivaji Market. Just ask for the person who sells Food from Thailand, South asia etc. Another place is at the Food shop in Pheonix Mall. Good luck.
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Hi Achala, The book is in the final stages of retesting all recipes with volunteer cooks ranging from people from the Konkan, North Indians and an American. This is to get the widest feedback possible about authencity, taste and ease of preparation. It is an amazing process if time consuming. Trust it will get out there soon!
Toggle Commented Jan 29, 2014 on Top Ten Indian Cookbooks. at thecookscottage
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I do not have the address since we just spotted the place off the highway. BTW You might be able to buy hurda during the season near Tulsi Bagh in the city.
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Sorry for the oversight. You have to fry the urad dal at the end along with the other seasoning. It gives a nice crunch to the dish. The grated coconut is a garnish..sprinkle on before serving.
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You can get rosemary in so many places. In Shivaji market , in nature's basket, Auchan, dorabjee and several vegetable shops too.
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Just in time for Diwali another one of my mothers recipes for sweets follows: Chirote Ingredients 1 cup flour /maida 1 tablespoon ghee 1 cup oil 1 cup powdered sugar Pinch of salt Method Rub the ghee into the flour... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at thecookscottage