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My writing elsewhere: BBC GoodFood Middle East & The Indian Trumpet

My writing elsewhere: BBC GoodFood Middle East & The Indian Trumpet

I thought it will be nice to share my writing elsewhere each month.So here goes.This September find my words in: Encouraging your little munchkins to prepare their own lunch is perhaps the best way to fill their tummies with healthy meals, bring a smile on their faces as they take pride in their creations, teach […]

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Roasted cherry tomatoes, basil and cheese pie.

Roasted cherry tomatoes, basil and cheese pie.

I love Thursday evenings. Who doesn’t? More when they are accompanied by a good bruschetta, some cheese to nibble on and a glass of wine. Ripe tomatoes on bread that has been rubbed with cloves of garlic (I adore garlic) and lots of fresh basil.  Mature and pungent cheddar and fruity parmesan on my platter. […]

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Eating my way through June.

Eating my way through June.

I agree I have been away for close to a month. But the thing is my hands were busy holding a fork and a spoon and sometimes a whisk, the mouth munching, the eyes salivating and well the mind was gainfully occupied thinking of what and when will be my next meal. Enough reasons not […]

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Marshmallow Pops for when they are bored.

Marshmallow Pops for when they are bored.

There are days when you have done it all. Reading story books, solving puzzles, making castles with wooden bricks, making origami butterflies, painting butterflies, dressing up as a butterfly…you get the idea…don’t you? And still your little butterfly says I am bored! Summer holidays, anyone? That’s when you keep her busy and super happy by […]

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Master Class at Treat, BurJuman World Food Fest 2013.

Master Class at Treat, BurJuman World Food Fest 2013.

That I love bite sized food is no secret. An ideal weekend for me is the one spent with friends, fairy lights twinkling in the background and a platter full of little bites. Mini blue cheese and celery muffins, ham and date bites, barbeque cocktail sausages, caprese salad on a toothpick, lotus stem kebabs and […]

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Galeries Lafayette Gourmet Festival 2013.

Galeries Lafayette Gourmet Festival 2013.

It’s been a little over two months that we made Dubai our home. There are times when I feel that I have been living here forever. You know how it is when regular work, home and school schedules begin and you forget about all the packing, unpacking and setting up you’ve been doing ever since you decided […]

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Books for Cheflings: Let's Eat by Beatrice Hollyer

Books for Cheflings: Let’s Eat by Beatrice Hollyer

Each night before Sara goes to sleep she gets to choose five books (I ask her to pick five and usually she picks up about eleven) to read with us. Post which she likes to “read” them by herself.  She is very particular that just like on her mum’s bedside table she too on hers […]

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Sharing Some Cookbook Love.

Sharing Some Cookbook Love.

That I own a pretty decent (…ahem)number of cookbooks is not a secret. For the longest time I have been getting emails that read something like this…yes..yes..we know you have many but which ones do you heart the most and why? True, what purpose does that long list serve? 🙂 Now…I would have loved to […]

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Roasted Sea Bass with tapenade and cherry tomatoes.

Roasted Sea Bass with tapenade and cherry tomatoes.

I have seen two kinds of people. Those who hate the sea bass and those who…well don’t. I definitely belong to the second group. For me the sea bass works perfectly. Simply because it has such a mild and clear taste (in the sea bass haters group the same would be called tasteless :)) that […]

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Mapping food.

Mapping food.

Was cleaning my laptop and came across this India food map.  How many of these states has your tummy paid a visit to? My score is 26.  A good reminder of how scrumptious our country is and how there is always so much more to explore.  Image : I don’t remember the source I think […]

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