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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Cooking with Sara.

Cooking with Sara.

This is the longest I have been away from the blog. Ofcourse there was tons going on in my life and I had been away from purplehomes for a while as well. But five months!  The thing is I really didn’t know what to write here at orangekitchens. What direction did I want orangekitchens to […]

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Food Artography.

Food Artography.

While doing some research work for a client I came across Everyday Object Art by Kevin Van Alest’s work and this shot in particular caught my attention. Love his work. When food meets design the food and design blogger (me:)) gets super excited.  An apple that was carved to resemble the earth’s surface (almost to scale)  Mustard fingerprints squirted over […]

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On my wishlist.

On my wishlist.

Now these are two pieces that I don’t mind making space for my in my kitchen. Many of us may own an apple cutter but seriously one for the melon!! Ha!  Move away cherry pitter, make way for the Mango pitter! Images: William Sonama & Grip EZ 

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Stone fruit crisp.

Stone fruit crisp.

Okay…so what does one do when faced with a situation like no power for almost 16 hours and loads of stone fruit in your refrigerator going all mush.Well, you wait for the power to come back and rescue them by making a stone fruit crisp.  It takes all of five minutes to put together (well, anything longer and […]

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Hello new week.

Hello new week.

This made me smile. Uh-oh. Ahem…mine:)  Have a great week and remember to share:) Image: here

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Jamun (Java plum) frozen yogurt.

Jamun (Java plum) frozen yogurt.

I have fond childhood memories of wiping off bowls and bowls of jamun (with rock salt ofcourse).    And in July, I was handed over several boxes of these, thanks to mom. After consuming many of these babies just the way we did when we were kids and comparing the purple colour on our tongues (like all […]

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