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A Christmas Cake n Seasons Greetings to All

This Christmas, the spirits in Mumbai have been particularly low. Due to the terrorist attacks exactly a month ago on Mumbai the celebrations have been subdued and are low key. Such is the nature of this festive season in Mumbai … Readmore +

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Gola Sherbet & Prize Giveaway

Gola Sherbet is by far the most fun Mumbai street food and my one of my favourites. Its nothing but shaved ice on a stick with a glass of sherbet to dip it in and suck on. These ices are … Readmore +

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Diwali In Mumbai

Hey everyone ! I’m so sorry for suddenly disappearing from the blogsphere. Thing is – i’ve been busy travelling and am Mumbai right now. Have a wedding in my house, and there is so much to do, i don’t know … Readmore +

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Date And Roasted Almond Ice Cream

Oh yes! Its another post with dates …You can’t blame me for using this wonderful fruit so much these last couple of weeks. Its sweet, its creamy, its dulcet, its luscious, its nutritious, and above all its simply irresistible n … Readmore +

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Matcha, Mascarpone n Dark Chocolate – Happiness !

Do you ever have one one those days, when you’re feeling a bit low, and you start wondering … why on earth is this happening to me ? Well last weekend I was feeling exceptionally low, and started asking myself “What is … Readmore +

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Decadent Date Balls

Hell no ! Not that date :p …where is your mind ?? And no those are not truffles … but something even better and healthier. I’m talking about the fruit – date ! Breaking the fast with dates is a … Readmore +

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Kelewele

Can you tell the difference between a banana and a plantain ? Well actually about 5 yrs ago i couldn’t . I used to be like …. ahh whats the big deal … its just a big banana ! Haha … Readmore +

Category: All, Vegetarian
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Kaju Katli

This one goes out to a dear friend. The same friend, for whom exactly 12 years ago this day, i attempted to bake my very first cheesecake … the memory is still so clear in my head … i was … Readmore +

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Breakfast All Alone

BAKED RICOTTA, PARMESAN & ROASTED RED PEPPER WITH PESTO So what do you do when you are home alone, n hubby’s away on a business trip for 2 days ?? …. just spend quality time with yourself ? get that … Readmore +

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61st Indepencence Day

Today is a great day to celebrate. After more than two hundred years of British rule, India , after a great struggle, won backs its freedom on 15th August, 1947 and that my friends was 61 yrs ago. As i … Readmore +

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Ma’moul

Ma’moul is a beautiful Middle Eastern cookie. Made from Semolina and stuffed with dates, its hard not to like it.Traditionally they are made in wooden stamp molds a lot like the Chinese mooncakes and are available with different fillings of … Readmore +

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White Sands and a Raspberry Charlotte

If you ask me, how was my weekend, i’d have to say … simply fantastic. Celebrated a friends birthday at this breath taking beach resort called White Sands. Overlooking the Atlantic, this beach with its pristine white sands is located … Readmore +

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Majik of Honey & Cinnamon

BE PREPARED TO READ … THIS MAY CHANGE YOUR LIFE FOREVER I got a fwd. almost 5 yrs ago, ‘The benefits of Honey n Cinnamon’ … was quite excited when I read all about it … made it a part … Readmore +

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Beat the Heat ….

… with this fantastic summer Nectarine Iced Tea, followed by my White Chocolate and Blueberry Mousse. If you are wondering why these 2 random choices for my blog post … well honestly, I’ve been lazy, unmotivated and just out of … Readmore +

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Mango Chutney

Its different from the usual desserts i make, but its still a sweet post 🙂 On my recent trip to Mumbai i had the opportunity to taste and get the recipe of this 150 yrs old traditional mango chutney. Made … Readmore +

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Plum Pistachio n Cardamon Cake

My last post on Aloe Vera, was as much of a learning experience for me as it was of sharing. Unfortunately for me, soon after I posted the Aloe post, I had an accident. A jug of boiling water blasted … Readmore +

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Aloe Summer Coolers and Paying It Forward

I’m sure everyone is familiar with Aloe Vera. Very famous for all its wonderful properties Aloe Vera is probably consumed by everyone in some form or the other. If you like to know more about its health benefits you can … Readmore +

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Blackberry Meringue Cake

With summer in full swing, there are gorgeous fruits being imported into the Ghana from Holland, specially these lovely blackberries. I almost let out a scream of joy when i saw these at the supermarket, and bought them right away- … Readmore +

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