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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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Playing tricks with little Sara.

Playing tricks with little Sara.

Today was Sara’s first day at her new school. The poor baby got up (Read: was made to) at an unearthly hour; 0530 hours.  On getting up she asked me why was she being sent to school at night! It was pitch dark. I told her may be it was God being mischievous with her by hiding […]

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My first taste of Dubai.

My first taste of Dubai.

A lot of you who follow my other blog, purplehomes are aware of our impending move to Dubai. And about two weeks back finally the big move happened. And the city welcomed me with the “Taste of Dubai” festival. My heart did a happy dance when I came across it while sitting at home at […]

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Meeting Chef Vikas Khanna.

Meeting Chef Vikas Khanna.

So I have another story to tell you today (A lot of you who have been reading my other blog purplehomes may have read this one before). Almost a year and a half back, my sister conned me into going for the MasterChef Auditions (season 2). I obviously wanted to strangle her but then to amuse her, my […]

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