Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sunday Funday 4

Lilac blossoms It is time for Lilac blooms to say good-bye because they are all withering …such a short life! I took some shots to capture their different stages of blooming. When they started to fade I felt sad and … Continue reading

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Corn flakes mixture/Savory snack

A little bit of crunch is essential now and then in life to jazz it up! ‘Mixture’ is what we call it is South India and ‘Chevda’ in other parts. This is a popular savory snack to enjoy with a … Continue reading

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Kesar badam Kulfi/Indian ice cream

When the ice cream truck come ding-a-ling down the street it makes my heart sing along. It kindles sweet childhood memories filled with ice creams sold on streets. There were vendors selling different brands of ice creams ringing a musical … Continue reading

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Thai red curry with rice noodles

I have always loved Thai food and steer my family towards Thai restaurants when we go out for food. I like the flavor of its sweet sauces and spicy curry paste. Recently, I attended an engagement party held at a … Continue reading

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Phyllo pastry floral fruit tart

Aren’t you enjoying this season’s offering of colours that are so pleasing to the sight? It is sending a message to enjoy them in more ways. I discovered there are many edible flowers and have started using them in my … Continue reading

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Chilli Tofu

Chilli paneer is a popular fusion dish in India served frequently in buffets. There is a combination of Chinese and Indian ingredients involved in this dish.When I dine out I always look for this dish. It is a vegetarian version … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday 3

Sky is the theme today. You may find me silly because I love to just sit back and gaze at the blue sky for hours. I am reminded of this line by William Wordsworth in his poem describing the sights … Continue reading

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Masala chips/Kenyan masala fries

Kenyan masala chips are french fries with a coating of spicy, tomato sauce. I enjoyed this dish when I lived in Kenya. This is a unique Kenyan dish that I have not come across anywhere else. In Nairobi we lived … Continue reading

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Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake is something new to me as I have not tasted it before. The description of the cake made me feel that it would be a moist cake worth a try. This is the first time I am … Continue reading

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Kebabs on flat bread

Summer-like weather pushes you to seek outdoor time. Last weekend was spent in the yard, mainly trimming, mending and cleaning our garden. So, cooking was pushed to the back burner…actually to the grill. I made some flat bread on the … Continue reading

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