Monthly Archives: February 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge – Rule of Thirds

There are no facts, only interpretations – Friedrich Nietzsche Sometimes, I feel that we need to bring our life in perspective following the ‘Rule of Thirds’ The daily post – Rule of Thirds

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Symmetry

In the middle of a dream Her dreams, of course, partook of this symmetry……. ( The picture is of my sleeping daughter) The Daily Post

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Crispy potatoes

Potatoes, the universal favorite πŸ˜€ This is a cheat recipe πŸ˜‰ and goes well with chapatis, pooris and paranthas. Potatoes start tasting sweeter during the summers due to its’ long stay in the cold storage πŸ˜› So I wanted to … Continue reading

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Stir fried french beans

French beans have nothing french in it πŸ˜‰ because it is a widely cultivated green bean or string bean in India. May be their beany ancestors came from Europe, though am not sure. πŸ˜› Whatever it might have been in … Continue reading

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Winter Platter 5 – Stir fried french beans, Crispy potatoes, Dal shedho, Plain parantha and natal plum pickle

My 200th post !!! Phewww !!!! πŸ˜‰ As winter winds up, it ushers in the spring πŸ™‚ Time to wind up the platter series. This is the second -last installment for this winter. Presenting the Winter Platter 5 with Stir … Continue reading

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Black & White Sunday : Shape (Guest challenge by Debbie Smyth)

I wish I could photograph the shape of my heart πŸ˜‰ None the less, Shape is the theme πŸ™‚ Though my entry to the challenge is late kindly pardon me for that πŸ™‚ This challenge is been inspired by Debbie … Continue reading

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Matar ke chilke ki sabzi – Pea shells stir fry

I promised, I will be creating some popular and off -the -beaten- track recipes, before the winter winds up. πŸ˜‰ Today it is the latter option. Here I am with a uniquely rustic recipe of creating something lip -smacking with … Continue reading

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Matar paneer – Peas and Cottage cheese in gravy

Soon the fresh green peas will vanish from the markets Winters is the best time to enjoy a variety of vegetables, in a tropical country like India. Cooking is a delight during this season, so is eating πŸ˜‰ Before Some … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Scale

Man is the measure of all things, of things that are, that they are; and of things that are not, that they are not – Protagoras Weekly Photo challenge

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Amle ka achaar – Indian gooseberry pickle

Amla or Amlaki literally means ‘sustainers’. The Indian gooseberry are available in plenty during the winter months. They are not a favorite fruit because of it’s tangy taste, but comes packed with a long list of health benefits. This fruit … Continue reading

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