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25 days of Christmas. Advent Calendar.

25 days of Christmas. Advent Calendar.

It is the first of December people! It is time to put up the Christmas tree and fix those fairy lights. What are you going to be doing today and the days that lead up to Christmas? Sara and I have our plan ready for today and the next 24 days. We’d love you to […]

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Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge: November 2014

Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge: November 2014

Hello lovely people. It is that time of the month when I get to share the monthly challenges that we as Food Revolution Ambassadors aspire to do. October Challenges. Check. November Challenges. Check. Double whoa.(I had so much fun attempting the October challenges, read my experiences here and jump right here to read how my tryst with making pasta from […]

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Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

My bookshelf is bursting with cookbooks (we are talking three digits) and though in an ideal world I would be using all of them in a real world very far away I often end up revisiting my old favourites. When the year began I set some food goals for myself. One of them was: “Use more […]

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My tryst with pasta and the Italian Cuisine World Summit

My tryst with pasta and the Italian Cuisine World Summit

They say when you really really want something, the entire universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Bear with me and my melodrama please. When you know the complete story you will understand this melodrama better. Note: I used the word “understand” not appreciate or agree 🙂 This is a story of one lonely […]

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Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge: October 2014

Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge: October 2014

A lot of you may be aware that a couple of weeks back I became part of the Food RevolutionAmbassador team and I can’t be happier. I am looking forward to working towards food education for children and already making my little game plan to achieve the same. One of the many things that we […]

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Diwali memories and eating fire crackers.

Diwali memories and eating fire crackers.

Three days to go and it will be Diwali. Diwali always evokes beautiful and cherished memories of childhood and home (especially now that we are far away from both home and loved ones). Clay Diyas, mithais, strings of marigolds and mango leaves, rangolis, torans and more. Walking down the memory lane this Diwali (If you’ve […]

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Chocolate Nariyal Laddoos For Diwali (Chocolate coconut truffles)

Chocolate Nariyal Laddoos For Diwali (Chocolate coconut truffles)

Diwali is just round the corner. Twinkling diyas, homemade mithais, strings of marigolds, fragrant incense sticks, rangolis and torans. It is such a magical time of the year; one that we wait for all year long.  Planning the décor, deciding the menu, handcrafting gifts, observing family traditions some that our parents made and we love to […]

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Becoming a part of the Food Revolution.

Becoming a part of the Food Revolution.

A couple of days back I took a pledge and today I am so happy to share it with all of you.  “My name is Prachi and I volunteer for the Food Revolution. I give my spare time for free to further the mission of Jamie’s charities’. The Food Revolution has selected a number of […]

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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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Because she loves tea parties.

Because she loves tea parties.

Sara likes tea parties. She loves “hosting” them. Most afternoons after school she likes to make tea for me. Sometimes her dolls join us too. Often there are sandwiches, cookies and a pastry or two. I get directions on how to hold the cup, “with your pinkie out because a princess ought to behave like […]

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