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What the world eats: India

What the world eats: India

One of our food resolutions this year is to help Sara explore different cuisines of the world. Our kids are so lucky to be growing up in a world where food from other countries is easily accessible to them in whichever part of the globe they are in. A lot of them also have friends from different nationalities […]

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My little chefling turns six : The Little Mermaid.

My little chefling turns six : The Little Mermaid.

I clearly remember the day when my little chefling decided to come into our lives. Two weeks early. I called up DH in the middle of the night warning I would disown him if he didn’t make it in time for the birth of our little monkey (He was travelling that night).   That day […]

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50 things I've told Sara to persuade her to eat her food.

50 things I’ve told Sara to persuade her to eat her food.

Whenever I meet other members of my family,friends or readers who follow my blog most begin by saying, “Oh, so that is your little chefling!” “Yes she is”, grins her mother. This is followed by, “We read your blog. You are such a lucky mum. Your girl eats everything and our children…sigh!”“No! I am NOT”, […]

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Eating Stories : I will not ever NEVER eat a tomato

Eating Stories : I will not ever NEVER eat a tomato

I have this little sister Lola.She is small and very funny.Each time Sara picks up any of Lauren Child’s Charlie and Lola books it makes smile. There is something really adorable about the relation Charlie shares with his little sister, Lola. She of course is not an easy sibling to have and it is obvious […]

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In My Mother's Kitchen.

In My Mother’s Kitchen.

In my mother’s kitchen I learnt. That precious and pretty plates, shiny flatware and delicate china are meant to be used every day and not saved only for special occasions. Because each meal and each day is special. That the same holds true for cake. One shouldn’t wait for an occasion to bake one. Warm […]

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Playing with food: This time with Lego.

Playing with food: This time with Lego.

If this is not your first time here then you know that Sara and I enjoy playing with food. But this time around it was me who really “played”. Let me explain. A dear friend’s adorable son recently celebrated his 5th birthday and like most children his age he is crazy about Lego. My friend […]

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Playing with food: Solar System

Playing with food: Solar System

The Solar system has been on Sara’s mind ever since all her friends at Kindergarten put up a spectacular show called what else, the Solar System.She was part of Team Neptune and thee children looked so cute dancing to “Neptune, Neptune that’s the place to be”. In their shimmery black costumes with a big blue […]

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My writing elsewhere and more.

My writing elsewhere and more.

This March you can find my food stories in the following magazines. Baby’s first bite for the BBC GoodFood Middle East. That first bite when you introduce your little one to the world of solid food is an important time in both the life of a child and the parents. When my little girl became […]

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A fresh plate: 2014

A fresh plate: 2014

A very Happy New Year to all you lovely readers. I absolutely love new beginnings for they give us a chance to look back on how the last year fared, an opportunity to start afresh, several new possibilities to grow, to learn and to experiment.     Fresh plates and clean slates I love them […]

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Happy Diwali to you and yours.

Happy Diwali to you and yours.

Wishing all you awesome people a sparkling and a “green” Diwali and a Diwali full of lots of “mithai”. Images: Personal Album.While you enjoy reading this post with visuals.Please do not use them without asking. They belong to Orange Kitchens unless otherwise stated

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