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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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Platter of Madness

Do you go crazy and overboard sometimes ?? I do, frequently πŸ˜‰ I am quite well known for my moods, eccentricity and sheer madness πŸ˜› Hmmmph !! Β who’s bothered ?? Not me πŸ˜€ Life would be so mundane and irksome … Continue reading

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Sentient food platter- sattvic food for navratras

Navratras or Durga Puja or Dussera, and many more names to the 10 day Hindu festival during Autumn. Celebrated throughout the world by innumerable traditions, customs and rituals. Food is important part of all the rituals. With 29 states, 7 … Continue reading

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Black currant – Hide ‘n’ Seek Ice cream cake

It was weekend and also my birthday πŸ˜‰ (i am getting old ) πŸ˜› and i didn’t want to raise even a finger to do or make anything πŸ˜‰ ………It is my birthday after all πŸ˜€ ……….But Pakhi was super … Continue reading

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Mulor Chenchki – radish stir fry

Religion, is a multi – faceted sword and to me, and is born out of fear. Fear of ?? God ?? sins??…….Well this post is not about analyzing these aspects of relationship between man and religion, it is about the … Continue reading

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Festive Platter

I love doing ‘platters’ ❀ .Not just because i love the variety but also i love to mix -n -match with traditional and non -traditional food from other regions of the country. πŸ™‚ This is start of the platter series……. … Continue reading

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My sunday breakfast

Sunday is the most important day for a working woman, like me πŸ˜€ …….Sheeesh !! ….it the day passes too soon πŸ˜‰ With loads of pending laundry, clothes mending, shoe polishings, vaccuming and innumerable other odd jobs around the house, … Continue reading

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