Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pasta with roasted vegetables/ Whole wheat pasta with pesto

Veggie pasta That picture has nothing to contribute to the recipe. It can only be the evidence to show why I feel lethargic to go to the kitchen these days. This is our back yard garden, a piece of land … Continue reading

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Basil pesto/ Sensational basil seasoning

Pesto with pistachio nuts I was introduced to the taste of sweet basil after I came to Canada and I have fallen for it. I have heard the name basil and associated it with holy basil (Tulasi) that is grown … Continue reading

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Mango popsicle/ Mango ice pop

Mango Treat Summer without mangoes is unimaginable! Last Summer when I visited India, I ate a ton of them from our backyard garden as we have the luxury of different varieties of mangoes from 3 trees. I can remember the … Continue reading

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Spinach and cottage cheese curry/Simple Palak paneer

My food habits as a child were nasty. I never enjoyed veggies or greens and very picky with fruits. I was a vegetarian to top that, so one can imagine the nutritional imbalances. My husband is a health freak, so … Continue reading

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Sago pudding/Tapioca pearls pudding/ javvari payasam

This glue stick to your heart! I love bubble tea for the sensation of the bubbles gently tickling my tongue. The tapioca pearls at the bottom of the glass was an unusual twist in a drink and it was a … Continue reading

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