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Special people deserve special treats. My son’s godmother and my best friend in this whole wide world celebrated her birthday this week. Usually I’m never…
I’m finally back home, the place where I belong, where I was born and brought up – Mumbai. After a long 8 yrs of travelling…
When you think Barracuda, what comes to your mind ? … ( no not the song by Heart ! ) … the fish – big,…
One of the great things in Ghana is the Sunshine. Not only in the skies, but on everyone’s faces.  If you haven’t already heard this…

Kajal Tejsinghani


The 4 F's my world revolves around
Family • Food • Fitness • Fashion
Hello and welcome to Aapplemint, I'm Kajal ... Recipe Developer, Photographer, Food Stylist, Owner of Surfset Fitness India Studio and above all, Mother of a 5 yr old Dinosaur obsessed young man.
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Readmore Chia Pudding + Granola + Mango

Chia, Almond Milk & Vanilla Bean Pudding With Mangoes n Granola

Weekend breakfasts deserve to be that wee bit special and what better way than starting your day with a healthy dessert. And even nicer knowing that you can make it in just a couple of minutes. Granola is one thing you should … Readmore +

Category: All, Dessert, Vegetarian
Readmore Gluten Free Double Chocolate Cookies 2

Gluten Free • Double Chocolate • Chewy Gooey Cookies

Eating cookies aint never gonna make you skinny, but it does make you feel that wee bit better knowing its gluten free. Who in their right mind could say no to anything Chocolate, specially if it looks that good. As … Readmore +

Category: All, Baking
Readmore Lanzhou Chicken Noodle Soup

Lanzhou Pulled Chicken Spicy Cilantro Soup

There are noodles, and then there is the greatest noodle dish of all, Lanzhou Lamiàn. I remember wolfing down bowls of these from my trips to China and what mesmerized me most, was how the “lamiàn” / noodles were made. … Readmore +

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Readmore Chocolate Zucchini Loaf with Cahsewnut Praline

Chocolate Zucchini Loaf with Cashewnut Praline

This ones an oldie, been around forever this combination, yet never fails to get me all excited when I’m making it. Who wouldn’t love to substitute unhealthy white bleached flour  ( well at least half the amount ) with extremely … Readmore +

Category: All, Baking
Readmore Skinny Gluten Free Banana Muffins with Choc Caramel Candy n Almonds 7

Skinny Gluten Free Banana Muffins & And Surfset Fitness India

Love cake but can’t help but glance at that expanding waist line ? I know exactly how that feels. Hurts when you’re not working out, hurts even more when you are. Last couple of months, I’ve been busy with a … Readmore +

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Readmore Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake with Ginger Nut Biscuit

The good thing about having guests over for dinner is, me having a new post to share with you. Now thats a pathetic comeback opening after being MIA for so long. But I have to be honest and tell you, … Readmore +

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Readmore Crispy Chicken Taco

Last Minute Iftar Ideas – Crispy Chicken Tacos

Its almost the end of Ramadan and I cannot imagine how fast this month has gone through. Feasting on delicacies and indulging in sinful meals this month, has seen what you’d normally need a whole year to go through. Its never … Readmore +

Category: All, Non-Vegetarian, Vegetarian
Readmore Saffron & Semolina Cake 1

Coconut & Saffron Semolina Cake • Basbousa

For all my wonderful friends who are fasting this month, Ramadan Mubarak to you. Fasting from dawn to dusk ain’t an easy task at all, and that too for an entire month. Its amazing what faith can make you do, … Readmore +

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Readmore Chocolate Mint Bombs 1

Chocolate Mint Bombs

  Either you like mint or you don’t. I think there is something extremely seductive about biting into a delicate ball of chocolate goodness expecting nothing but rich cacao cream to envelope your taste buds, and as that happens, on … Readmore +

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Readmore Chocolate Mint Bundt

Chocolate Bundt with a Sexy Mint Ganache

Cooking is so much easier than writing. There isn’t always a story to tell, and there’s absolutely no point talking about random stuff, when you’d just rather share a really really good recipe. Specially when you’re revisiting an old one, … Readmore +

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Readmore BBQ Chicken Salad

BBQ Chicken Salad

It’s BBQ week! Which makes it the perfect excuse to bring out and fire up your barbi if you haven’t in a while. Invite your friends and get your family together – the weather is ideal and what could be more alluring … Readmore +

Category: All, Non-Vegetarian
Readmore Chocolate Caramel Brownies

My Perfect Fudgy Chocolate & Caramel Brownies

There’s no controlling when you see a perfectly baked brownie. Every diet, every meal plan goes right through the window and you succumb to that gooey chunk of brown, chocolatey goodness and your soul takes trip to heaven and back. … Readmore +

Category: All, Baking
Readmore Chicken & Tofu Wontons with Chilli Garlic Sauce 2

Chicken n Tofu Wontons With A Killer Sichuan Dipping Sauce

Its always so much fun when you choose to step out of the regular and decide to do something different. Packing lunch for the family is an everyday routine, and usually its a repetition of a couple of favorites. So … Readmore +

Category: All, Non-Vegetarian
Readmore Gluten Free Millet Waffles

Gluten Free Millet Waffles with Tomato Chutney

  There is always a first time for everything, irrespective of how late you do it in life. We never grew up eating waffles, or seeing them around in my younger days, where I live. Having tried them in all … Readmore +

Category: All, Vegetarian
Readmore Salted Butter Caramel Icecream

Fashion Week & Ice Cream

Last Week, Mumbai saw some of the best designers in the country showcase their summer collection on the ramp. That’s right … it was the Lakme Fashion Week, and my very talented sister Arpita Mehta – one of the best … Readmore +

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Readmore Pink Grapefruit, Avocado, Hazelnut & Fig Salad 2

Pink Grapefruit, Avocado, Hazelnut, Fig & Sage Salad

This is my last post for 2013, and I wanted to end this year on a healthy note. With a salad thats fresh, zingy, tangy, crunchy, creamy, sweet, filling and more than anything … thanks to the post I’ve just … Readmore +

Category: All, Vegetarian
Readmore Ginderbread Madeleines

Christmasy Gingerbread Madeleines

Is it just me, or has your year just swept past quickly too ! I remember just a couple of weeks back I was baking these Vanilla Cookies for my son’s 3rd Christmas party … and here I am with … Readmore +

Category: All, Baking
Readmore Spinach & Dill buckwheat Pancakes 2

Savoury Buckwheat Pancakes

Now I would’ve never dreamt of having Buckwheat, hadn’t I gotten all crazy about eating healthy. The good thing about going on diets is you try using new ingredients which you wouldn’t otherwise look at. And then you’d want to … Readmore +

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