Category Archives: Celebration

Sunday funday #12

Actually, Saturday was the funday! I went roaming, taking in the sights and sounds of the big city, Toronto! I took the subway and went for a Vegan food festival at Fort York and then walked to CNE and on … Continue reading

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Butter mushroom

Butter Mushroom Butter chicken is undoubtedly one of the most famous Indian dishes enjoyed around the world. It is rich and creamy with a buttery flavor. Recently, I made butter chicken with barbequed chicken. I used tikka masala to marinate … Continue reading

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Barley mango pudding

Oh, I did not abandon everything and vanish! I took off on a short, road trip to Pittsburgh. The route was beautiful and the weather, extremely pleasant. It is nice to take a break from routine as monotony slows down … Continue reading

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Original neiappam/ Rice fritters

On Wednesday, there was this strong urge to post something. I had soaked rice to make Neiappam, the previous night because there was a special request to make it. It is a sweet celebration snack that evokes lovely memories. But … Continue reading

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Mango strawberry ricotta brûlée

Mango is a versatile fruit with incredible taste and pleasant aroma. It is a very popular fruit in India holding the ‘National fruit’, title. Its presence for a short while in summer makes it all the more celebrated. When it … 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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Eton Mess

Eton Mess is combination of fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and meringue cookies. This is a simple dessert which needs only assembling 3 ingredients made in advance.  The cream can be whipped and stored to be used when serving. Meringues can … Continue reading

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Pizza puff pinwheels

When I was a young girl, I used to play with Pinwheels made of folded palm leaves. That memory is so tinged with nostalgia. My cousins and I used to run into the wind so the Pinwheels could spin and … Continue reading

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Puff pastry onion tart/Caramelized onion tart

Shiny onions on a pastry bed! When caramelized onion meets rich puff pastry in an oven, only amazing things can happen! This is a simple tart but the taste is buttery delicious! I have always baked with store bought puff … Continue reading

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