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Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights or Deepavali/ Diwali is a major Hindu festival celebrated across the world. There are several reasons why this we celebrate this festival…. Goddess Lakshmi’s birthday – hence she is worshipped Return of Pandavas from exile – from … Continue reading

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Stuffed Gulab jamun

  Bhai phota (in Bangla) or Bhai Duj (in Hindi), is a festival for all brothers, in this country. A Hindu festival, celebrated on the second day after Deepavali. Sisters pray for a long, healthy and prosperous life for their … Continue reading

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Polenta Cake

Being an Indian, my knowledge about Polenta and the numerous things that it can be made into, is limited to the extent that i could write it on the back of a stamp πŸ˜‰ Then one day i came across … Continue reading

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Nariyal barfi – Coconut fudge

Since i promised mom that i will make something traditional πŸ˜› so here’s an attempt πŸ˜€ This is a neat and cheat recipe πŸ˜€ πŸ˜› Mom makes loads of such traditional sweets during Durga Puja and Deepavali………and i am her … Continue reading

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Mocha cake with buttercream

I cook a lot of traditional food, but I am not a traditionalist πŸ˜€ My mom remains confused over this statement of mine πŸ˜‰ According to her, traditional sweets and snacks should and will be made during festivals. I disagree … Continue reading

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