Simple Cornmeal Bread For Breakfast

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Cornmeal Bread

I’ve always wondered how a cake or bread would taste like when it’s baked with grind cornmeal, it being a flour-like grain that’s made from dried maize. Well, curiosity got the better of me and I finally decided to buy a packet of cornmeal from the supermarket to try out a cornmeal bread recipe. The result? The cornmeal bread tasted so fragrant and sweet, not unlike the texture of a cake but with a slightly denser and chewier texture, not to mention the light corn flavour that helps to lift the bread from its heaviness.

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Amazingly Quick & Tasty Tri-Colour Pasta Salad

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Pasta Salad

I have a secret list of comfort food that I turn to whenever I am on a low. Noodles and pasta – basically the high carb food – are in this sinful list. Every time I indulge in it, I’ll feel an immediate sugar-high rush to my brain which instructs me to switch off and go to sleep. Time to catch some monsters in my dreams, says I to myself after a satisfying meal of pasta or noodles each time.

Which is why I rarely touch these carbs when I am working in the day time. Oh no, not when I have to write serious emails and do serious reports.

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Anne Frank Haus: Ein Museum Mit Einer Geschichte

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Source: http://www.annefrank.org/de/Shop/Libri/Anne-Frank-Haus—Ein-Museum-mit-einer-Geschichte1/

I started reading this book very coincidentally. The boy was playing at the settee where the books at home are shelved and I was seated right where the books are. Looking after him could be a prolonged chore, so I decided to reach out for a book – this book – and started to read it. I could not bring myself to stop and thence finished reading it quite quickly.

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Brain-Freeze Frappuccino Right At Home

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I rarely have the chance to eat junk food or drink softies or such nowadays. We rarely eat out – the three of us – reason being it’s difficult to find decent food to feed the little boy out of the house. When we do, it has to be real decent food. Which means mummy and daddy cannot sneak in any junks or cold drinks too because the little boy is smart and will want a share of it too.

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Chicken Thighs In A Creamy Tomato & Basil Gravy

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I have not been using my dutch oven for a while now, ever since I bought the pressure cooker. Time is precious nowadays – every single minute and second of it. Using the pressure cooker gives me that little bit more time to interact with the little one over the weekend. I even resort to cooking fried rice in the pressure cooker now. I must say, I am getting the hang of estimating the right amount of rice and water for my fried rice. No more soggy and wet fried rice out of the pressure cooker anymore.

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