My month in pictures: November 2015

 

Novcollage(Each month I share my special moments from the month gone by. It is a visual diary of sorts one that I hope to look back at years later).

Row 1: left to right

  • Endless cups of coffee with friends and family
  • This month I read Prasad by Kaushal Patel.
  • The “need” to complete my Nigella collection made me get Simply Nigella. Now I have all ten.
  • My little chefling celebrated the Flag Day at home and at school.
  • Spent a lovely day with Rashmi Uday Singh & Ishitaunblogged chatting about food blogging and more over red velvet luqaimats.

Row 2: left to right

  • I shared some easy recipes for children to put together a Diwali party for their friends in the Diwali Special Episode of Weekend Out on Sony Entertainment Television.
  • That time of the year when you get to enjoy doodh pheni.
  • We celebrated Diwali with friends and family. I spent months planning it, weeks dreaming about putting together the little details and days cooking. It was sparkliest evening ever!
  • Made more special with edible homemade gifts for our loved ones.
  • Diwali means marigolds, mango leaves, diyas, tables full of food and hearts full of joy.

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  • Sara too made gifts for her friends.
  • She “cooked” and invited her friends over for their very own Diwali party.
  • She got a special Diwali lunch box. Paisley shaped meetha puras, chakris made with mathris, fruit diyas and “matchsticks” to light them up.
  • The little girl has been painting all month and we are running out of space at home!
  • She has been having many “tea parties” too.

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  • “Winters” have arrived which means it’s the time for Farmer’s Market.
  • Which also mean we have been in the park every other weekend.
  • Because we like to alternate between the park and the beach 🙂
  • Came across this interesting cake and had to give it a go.
  • This Diwali we celebrated Christmas too because a dear friend was here with us.

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  • I have been making loads of edible gifts; spice rubs.
  • Dry spice mixes; panch phoran.
  • Pistachio, rose petal, caramel and sea salt chocolate barks and more.
  • We are excited about tomorrow when we will put up the tree and begin baking.
  • Yes, I am cookie cutter addict! Want to join cookie cutter anonymous club?

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