Custard Pot Pies With Vermicelli

          This recipe is a fusion of two popular Indian desserts – custard  ( vanilla pudding ), usually served chilled and sweetened vermicelli which is always relished hot . It may look like a long recipe but trust me it is ready in thirty  minutes. We…

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Fruit Cake

    Back in India, I remember having fruit cakes on special occasions. Usually store bought and gone in minutes after opening the pack. I still have vivid memories of those special times when my family enjoyed this sweet treat. Baking was not that popular in India at that time…

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Gingerbread Cookies

December gives many good reasons to bake. One of the reasons could be to set the stage for the festive season. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that your pantry is stocked with home baked goodies during Holidays.           When I think of baking, I think of…

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Zucchini Bread

Guest Recipe by Susan Webb   Since it is the beginning of Fall, I am sharing my mother’s famous Zucchini Bread recipe that is so good with a cup of coffee in front of the fireplace. It can be a good after school / work snack too.       You…

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Iced Green Tea

Martini on the rocks is passe. We are beating the heat with green tea on the rocks. Green tea on ice is one of the best summer drinks.  Make it ahead of time and enjoy a little boost  of vitamin C and antioxidants in each sip.     Why home…

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Picnic Sandwiches

Picnics are fun for sure. But what makes them more fun is all the dining experience we have amidst nature and its beauty.  Many a times, we are tempted to pick up junk or unhealthy food for picnics. Maybe once in a while you can do that but what if…

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Wellness Fridays : Spiced Butter Milk

Guest recipe by Soumya Palivela   This low calorie and cooling drink can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike. And because it’s summer vacations and we all know how kids are super charged during summer vacations ( when are they not charged ????)  and super thirsty too, this is…

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Wellness Fridays – Avocado Toasts

Avocados are packed with potassium, calcium, folic acid, copper and fiber. They are also rich in carotenoids which helps protect the body’s immune system, which is typically much lower following a workout. Hence, they are believed to be a good post workout snack. Avocados are definitely rich in fat but…

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