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Strawberry and Ricotta tart

September 22, 2017
Strawberry and Ricotta tart

Hey beautiful readers, I know I am not the only one when I say spring is my favourite season. It is the season of a fresh new beginning, the season for love and the season to be happy. I relish staying outdoors and using all those gorgeous seasonal produce as an excuse to cook up all sorts of delicious treats for my boys and loved ones. Strawberries have literally captured every nook and cranny of the shelves in the supermarket.  I can’t…

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Almond berries dessert Pies and Tarts

Strawberry and Rhubarb Lattice pie

September 14, 2017
strawberry and rhubarb lattice pie

Winter seem to be playing hide and seek at the moment and with a beautiful season unfolding, seasonal produce  such as Strawberries have stormed the market. Honestly what would be the best thing to do is to make the most of out it. My boys love it and they are simply happy to enjoy it in its pristine state.Last couple of weeks we have been having it regularly in our porridge, smoothies. I know that baking with strawberries  would be…

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Almond cakes dessert Eggs orange treat.

Blood Orange and Almond cake

September 8, 2017
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With winter finally behind us and the warmer weather well on its way, it is natural to start craving for something bright and beautiful. Now it is a glorious time to sneak out of your comfy quilt & trade the soups and the stews and dive into the best fresh produce that comes into season in spring.  For me the changes of the season brings in a whole new perspective in the way I cook our daily meals & treats.…

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Almond cashews dates Featured

Anjeer barfi ( fig slices)

August 29, 2017
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Every now and then I have to remind myself to remember that goals are important and these milestones along ones journey remind you how far you have come & goads you on to your destination with a gentle nudge to continue to tarry along despite the occasional monotony or the occasional tiredness that sets in with the routine. Some might argue that a destination is merely notional and the real deal is in the journey and I agree but I…

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Almond Tarts

No-bake Walnut tart

August 17, 2017
No -bake walnut tart

 I have had a passionate interest in eating and learning about food ever since I was little. The kitchen was the hallowed space that I was often drawn into without any body’s coaxing or cajoling. As a teenager, I immersed myself in learning the intricacies of food & the mysteries it had to offer that made royalty of ordinary people. I kept scrapbooks of recipes and articles that inspired me. I used to spend my holidays in baking and enjoying…

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Chicken Curries Mushrooms

Chicken Strogonoff

July 31, 2017
Chicken Strogonoff

    “It is not the destination where you end up but the memories you create along the way” These days who would deny that life has become more worse than rat race… The constant humdrum needs a break, we all need a down time, take some time off to rejuvenate and re energise yourself. So we decided to drive up to the north during our last winter break. Gold Coast was in our mind and we have been debating…

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flourless Cacao brownies with a hint of chili

July 18, 2017
cacao brownies

  It is mid-July already – things are moving fast yeah!!! It’s as if the calendar is on a high dose caffeine fix and is yearning to be somewhere and so is in this mad rush. What’s interesting though is in the midst of peak winter we lucky ones in the Southern hemisphere get to celebrate a special “Christmas” the winter Christmas as the locals prefer to call it, when we get to exchange a tank top for a jumper.  Yeah…

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