9799692b348 Nivedhanam: 2014-02-16

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Eggless Fig Newtons

I was introduced to Fig Newtons while I was doing my grocery shopping. I saw this very inviting packet that looked so tempting and picked one. They were delicious and mouth melting and wanted to make it at home.. I had bookmarked a recipe long back, but got to try it now when it was announced for this month's Home Bakers Challenge. Sharanya suggested many delicious bakes and I chose this one as soon as I saw it.. No more postponing!! It was delicious and mouth melting..

Monday, February 17, 2014

Fig Jam

Fig is one of the fruits for which I knew the English name before I knew its Tamil name (my own mother tongue). Although I have heard the word, I never knew its meaning.Aththi Pazham is the beautiful name I have heard so many times, but never it was Fig.. Always thought of fig as an exotic item, but little did I know that it is so easily available in India.. Recently I was visiting a market and I saw a vendor have a cart full of a pinkish brown produce which looked so much like beetroot, but it was different.. My husband asked me - Do you know what that is? I was like - I am not sure. He said that is Fresh figs!! I was like wow, looks so big and so much like beetroot.. I have mostly seen and used dried ones that are much easier to get.. For this recipe also I have used the dried version only.. Figs are very nutritious and have lots of Iron in them..


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