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[ Recipe ] Oats & Cranberry goodness in a Cookie

In search of a healthy biscuit that could be made at home, I stumbled upon this oats cookie recipe online. I have customized it to my taste and substituted some of the ingredients with healthier options. Hope you enjoy making this delicious cookie for yourself too.… Read More [ Recipe ] Oats & Cranberry goodness in a Cookie

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Buttery oats with spiced apples [ Breakfast Recipe]

A yummy oats and apples breakfast recipe that my hostess treated me to recently in Uttarakhand and I just had to beg her to allow me to share it on my blog. Hope you guys enjoy it as much as I have.… Read More Buttery oats with spiced apples [ Breakfast Recipe]

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When Thalipith married the Pizza [ #Guestpost ]

A quirky tale of food marriage where the typical Maharashtrian Thalipith got enamoured with the Atypical Italian Pizza- to give us an innovative dish which is detailed out here in the blogpost. … Read More When Thalipith married the Pizza [ #Guestpost ]

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When you are feeling blue, adding lemon can make you purple!

This year’s Bangalore trip saw me catching up with loads of friends, which meant that I got to check out tonnes of neat cafe there. One such get together saw me at Claytopia in Koramangala. We deigned to sit in the open courtyard, fanned by the green foliage of the tree cover. Our curiosity was… Read More When you are feeling blue, adding lemon can make you purple!

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When I got to be a Bond Girl!!!

Saturday afternoon saw me flitting about in the latest food festival in town – The gourmet High Street. A gentleman hailed me and said that there is a mixology session about to start with the Speakeasy ( a popular bar n restaurant in gugraon) Bartender – Yangdup Lama! And its a complimentary session (they were… Read More When I got to be a Bond Girl!!!

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5 must visit cafes in Goa | Travel Review |

“And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.” – J. K. Rowling While planning the Goa trip, the gourmet offerings of this beach city were top of our list to explore. Needless to say, we researched some… Read More 5 must visit cafes in Goa | Travel Review |

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2 Sangrias, 6 Starters & 1 Eclectic space

When the wine sisterhood group on FB announced a Sangria night at the much in news restaurant Lavaash by Saby; excitement ran high and seven of us immediately signed up. We drove into a secluded driveway of a building with tasteful exteriors. Valet took custody of the car and last-minute dress straightening, hair primping and… Read More 2 Sangrias, 6 Starters & 1 Eclectic space

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Note from Banaras – A jaunt through kachori gali

Yesterday evening I went pickle shopping in Banaras with our erstwhile and very resourceful guide who took me to a lane called kachori gali. And there was this Willy Wonka’ s version of a pickle shop with all kinds of sweet and savoury preparations in huge glass jars -some were yesteryear friends like mango, chilies,… Read More Note from Banaras – A jaunt through kachori gali

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Pushkar – a foodie haven!!

A visit to the annual Pushkar fair (held during the month of November) had been much awaited from my end for years. 2013 was the year when the wait was over and I finally got an opportunity to join a group of photographers who were traveling there. Most people came back with multi-pronged images of… Read More Pushkar – a foodie haven!!

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Annual Christmas Cake Mixing at The Park hotel

The table setting was straight out of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, laden with bowls of fine chocolate sprinkles, multi-colored discs of chocolate confectionary, cylinders of marsh-mellows, big round cookies, bits of sponge cake, tiny squares of tutti-frutti, fluffy icing cream and a huge bowl full-to-the-brim with molten chocolate. It was a veritable smorgasbord for any… Read More Annual Christmas Cake Mixing at The Park hotel

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Ginger & Carrot cake with a twist

Come winter time and my memories are of “gajar ka halwa” being prepared in quantities generous enough to feed a couple of large baraats. This was the scene at my house, nani’s house, my friends houses; year after year – I had “gajar ka halwa” coming out of my ears. As a result, I was totally put off by it for… Read More Ginger & Carrot cake with a twist

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[ Recipe ] Death by Chocolate!!!!

When I decided to experiment with a chocolate cake and add some rum and dried fruits to it, little did I realise the sensation it would create. I am being asked for the recipe left, right and centre. And when one of my friends suggested, I blog it – I thought why not!!!? Alright guys… Read More [ Recipe ] Death by Chocolate!!!!