Monthly Archives: December 2012

Spicy pineapple curry

The year is coming to an end and it has been a sweet, hot, sour, bitter and salty year with a lot of tears all around the world. I tried to make my year a little spicy and sizzling but … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookies for Santa!

The end of the world is postponed, therefore, I proceeded to make Sugar Cookies to turn the day a wee bit sweeter. I’m intentionally not mentioning my sugar addiction here but I cannot forget a little boy, who said I … Continue reading

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Christmas cake – Kerala plum cake

Christmas brings memories of a big slice of spicy plum cake and carols in the background. A taste of this Kerala Christmas cake is all I long for around this time of the year. When on vacations, I love eating it … Continue reading

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Let it snow!

It snowed yesterday…the gentle floating flurries were not in a hurry. The perfect time to shoot those flakes before they hit a surface to crumble or clump up. My rose bud had become leathery in the cold before it could … Continue reading

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Flame grilled coconut chutney

Coconut and tamarind chutney My grandmother was an expert in preparing tasty food from simple ingredients. Being the strong woman in a farmer’s family she cooked for an army in those days. There were kids,  my dominating grandfather and the … Continue reading

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A simple salad dressing and Six beans salad.

All the stress and strains of life drive you directly to salty, fatty foods. I have been having resolutions year after year to eat healthy, but failed again and again. Promises not kept can accumulate to haunt you one day, … Continue reading

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Quick breakfast and a short trip

Niagara Falls Cinnamon toast 1 slice whole wheat bread 1 tsp melted butter a pinch cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp powdered sugar Mix butter, cinnamon powder and sugar and spread on both sides of the bread slice. Then toast the bread … Continue reading

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