French Toast with Strawberry Compote

After a long 3 weeks out on vacation to my country, when I came back I felt like I want to cook something that is my own comforting food.  It was nice see my friends and family in Sri Lanka and I got to try a lot of traditional Sri Lankan food like appam, traditional…

Eggs and Tomatoes on Olive Toast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many of us ignore this.  Most of the time we finish our breakfast with a cup of coffee or cereal.  Here is a healthy one you can make in just a couple of minutes.  Eggs are nutrient dense food with an excellent source of protein…

Blueberry Banana Bread

As opposed to plain banana bread, this gives extra fragrance of blueberries.  Adding blueberries also gives a sour-tart taste on top of the sweet banana taste.  Walnuts add extra crunchiness to this soft and moist bread.  You can store this bread wrapped in an aluminum foil or cling wrap in the refrigerator for up to…

Tropical Pineapple & Coconut Muffins

It’s summer and the warm weather is making me think about all the juicy fresh fruits we get in Sri Lanka.  Pineapple is one of them.  No pineapple will come close to that we get in Sri Lanka – the sweet juicy and strong flavor.  I wanted to make some thing with pineapple and came…

Banana Oat Bread

I had to make something without milk and milk product.  So I searched online and got some ideas to make this banana bread.  Even though I am not a banana fan, I had so many over ripe bananas.  So to make it a bit different and to reduce the strong banana smell, I add so…

Banana Applesauce Loaf

  Ingredients: 1 egg 4 tablespoons butter melted ½ cup apple sauce ½ cup mashed bananas (about 1 small banana) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup castor sugar ¼ cup dark brown sugar 2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda Pinch of salt ½ cup raisins ½ cup walnuts…