Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pear Streusel

Streusel is a German speciality. It is more a crumb cake called streuselkuchen. Traditionally it is made of a yeast dough covered with a sweet crumb topping referred to as Streusel.Β The main ingredients for the crumbs are sugar, butter and … Continue reading

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Cover Makeover

I am never less alone than when alone – Cicero An innovative photo challenge by Lucile and Desley. Designing book cover makeover is great fun. This is the original book cover of Cover Makeover #4 – Here is my handiwork … Continue reading

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Nude Cake/ Naked Cake

DO NOT go by the post title πŸ˜‰ The cake is semi- dressed, in case you all are wondering πŸ˜€ I have been wanting to make such a cake for a long time, but then I am a lazy bum … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Close Up

You don’t take a photograph, you make it. – Ansel Adams A cup of coffee on a pile of coffee beans with a clear macro reflection of the lights hanging above. Entry for Weekly Photo Challenge – Close Up

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Bunch of Flowers

Don’t send me flowers when I am dead. If you like me, send them while I am alive Some pinks and greens for Lucile’s Photo 101 Rehab

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Half and Half

One half of me is yours, the other half is yours, Mine own, I would say ; but if mine, then yours, And so all yours – William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice The color and it’s absence – Light … Continue reading

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Chickpea flour fritters in Yogurt curry – Boondi ki Kadhi

This is a cheater’s way to make Kadhi/ Chickpea flour fritters in yogurt curry πŸ˜‰ Am quite shameless to admit that πŸ˜› This is also the easiest form of Kadhi. Kadhi is made in innumerable way all around the country. … Continue reading

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Just for this rainy day !! Roasted seasoned Eggplant and Chickpea flour fritters in Yogurt curry

It has been raining incessantly for the last few days and I love rains ❀ I was born during this season of bounty – the monsoon. I recall my childhood when such rains meant steaming hot ‘khichuri’ (one pot meal … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Symbol

Wherever we want to go, we go. That’s what a ship is, you know. It’s not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails. That’s what a ship needs. But what a ship is…what the Black Pearl … Continue reading

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Kosha kanthaal – Curried jackfruit

Kanthal = Kathal in Hindi and Jackfruit in English, is considered vegetarian meat πŸ˜€ Interesting, isn’t it ? πŸ˜‰ Because once cooked, it tastes like mutton curry. Bengalis term it as ‘Gaanch patha’, translation – Tree Goat. It is a … Continue reading

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