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05 August, 2020
Raising your own Baguetto - Sourdough Starter
6 min read

Yes...  my sourdough starter now has a name. He shall now be known as Dominic Baguetto. Yes. Just like our fastest and most furious friend Mr. Toretto himself, my sourdough starter rises and falls quickly and with lots and lots of fury. The easiest way to get started with sourdough is to... obviously use someone else's starter! I've passed on m...
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10 May, 2020
Thai Red Curry - The Perfect Cure for a Chilly Day
2 min read

It's been on and off snowing at my parent's house in Michigan so that got me thinking.... And what better way to shoo the cold weather away than a bowl of spicy hot thai red curry! Plus doesn't hurt that it was mother's day weekend and my mom loves thai food 😁 Ingredients 6-8 mushrooms sliced 2 cups coconut milk (I used canned) 3-5 tbsp red c...
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23 April, 2020
Hibiscus Margaritas
2 min read

This recipe makes the most fun cocktails I've ever made. It's a bright pink color and all sorts of tasty. It also is insanely easy to make. Hibiscus Margaritas Ingredients Amount Silver Tequila 2 oz Hibiscus simple syrup (recipe here) 1 oz Lime juice 1 oz Lime/orange wheel slice for garnish Kosher salt or sugar to line the rim Place some salt or...
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09 April, 2020
Tangy, Airy Loaves of Joy
10 min read

Sourdough is one of those things I never thought I'd get into. It sounds time consuming and honestly a little like baking magic. Today I stand in front of you proud. Having maintained for my starter for almost a full year now! In case you don't understand how much of an accomplishment this is... let me break it down for you. I am maybe one of t...
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06 April, 2020
Nothing's better than fried cauliflower
4 min read

Let's face it... anytime you take something, bread, and fry it... that's culinary gold. The best example of that is gobi manchurian. When I think of indo-chinese cuisine, the first thing that pops into mind is gobi manchurian. It's tangy. It's crispy. It's spicy.  It's perfection is what it is. Unfortunately gobi manchurian is a dish that's a...
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02 April, 2020

Minding my own crackers, sourdough crackers that is!
2 min read

  • #crackers,
  • #sourdough,
  • #indian,
  • #south indian,
  • #spicy,
  • #biscuit,
  • #herbivore,
  • #herbivores
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Hello and welcome!

We're Sumu & Anu.

We've known each other pretty much forever, and this blog is our way of documenting our culinary exploits, and some non-culinary exploits as well. We're not always on the same page, or in the same state, or even on the same continent, but two things are generally true:

At least one of us is not paying attention

At least one of us is wearing her pajamas

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