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Slow cooked chicken with raisins and potatoes, very mild, slightly sweet, slightly tangy, delicious Moroccan dish… Just a reminder: I am running a Valentine’s day contest on my Cooking with Thas (CWT) FB page. What you have to do:  You just have to try one of my recipes, click the picture of it and post it on CWT FB page. I’ll pick the best picture...

While peeping into my freezer I came across puff pastry sheets and I grabbed them out as the first step. I got inspired by the recipe given on the pepperidge farm puff pastry box which called for spinach, eggs and cheese. I made few changes and made my own spinach cheese rolls. I’ve been a puff pastry lover ever since I was a kid. When it was stuffed with...

Yay, this is the 100th post of Cooking with Thas, let me sweeten up this post with Carrot Halwa… Among the root vegetables, I admire carrots the most. Probably, this is the only root vegetable I don’t have to always worry about cooking or baking to perfection. Just a well washed raw carrot packed with Vitamin A makes a good snack. I wasn’t aware...

Good Morning World!  “I do this everyday, I wake up in the morning and seeing the sun rising up over the horizon, I raise my eyes up into the heaven and Thank God for giving me the privilege to see this day”-Touching words from the person who successfully completed his 100 years of life, you heard me, 100 years. Can you believe this, living for 100 years...

Start your New Year with these cinnamon raisin rolls fresh from the oven, and you will be sweet like these rolls for the entire 2010… When I baked these rolls, my house was filled with the aromatic and mesmerizing aroma of cinnamon. I couldn’t help but keep inhaling all the aroma that I even forgot to exhale. Cinnamon rolls are my favorite, the flavor...

Kaipola is a delicious sweet dish made with ripe plantain… Kaipola or steamed plantain cake is an authentic Malabar dish which is often served as an evening snack and also during Ramadan. Ripe plantain when shallow fried tastes delicious and will impart the needed sugar to this dish. It tastes rich and extremely yummy. Whenever I have plantains I am tempted...

Easy to make oats cookies, tastes delicious and crunchy… I have been making a lot of fried snacks lately, and I really wanted to take a break from all the fried goodness. While thinking of baked snacks, I thought of the cookie one of my friends had shared with me. Even now I remember how my taste buds went crazy after taking the first bite of that cookie. With...

Whenever I come across plantains, I make sure to buy it to make this dish. I love this dish as much as I love stuffed plantain fry (check for recipe). This is very easy to make and at the same time makes you want more. So when making this dish, make sure you make it generously, otherwise trust me you are going to make this again. This dish is very rich and nutritious,...

It’s crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and tastes absolutely delicious… If you ask me what my favorite evening snack is, without any doubt I would have to say “Unnakaya”. This evening snack is very common and popular in my family. This is also a famous appetizer in Malabar cuisine, which is made with plantain. It is very easy to prepare...