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A Halloween Grazing Board For Children.

A Halloween Grazing Board For Children.

Our weekend was full of loads of mithai (for Durga Pooja and Dussehra) and loads of pre-planning for Diwali (that is not even 20 days away) but in between all these festivities, there is something that has my little girl all excited. Halloween is here, people! Sara loves Halloween and every year she looks forward to all […]

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Atta Halwa: So comforting and yet so celebratory.

Atta Halwa: So comforting and yet so celebratory.

If there is one fragrance that I always associate with this time of the year, it has to be the beautiful aroma of the atta (whole wheat flour) being roasted in mum’s large kadahi. Atta Halwa. A simple combination of four everyday ingredients that come together to become something so comforting and yet so celebratory. Be it, relishing […]

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Butter Chicken Naan Pizza

Butter Chicken Naan Pizza

My mum and dad are vegetarians but I was never asked to be one just because they were and still are. I was always given the freedom to decide if I’d like to eat meat which is, to be honest not something that I see many parents doing even today. Not only that but because I […]

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Fox Nut Trail Mix (Phool Makhana Namkeen)

Fox Nut Trail Mix (Phool Makhana Namkeen)

I can manage the lunch boxes and those lunches and dinners but it is those times in-between when she is a teeny bit hungry and dinner is still a few hours away. Snacks, that’s what I struggle with the most! What about you? It’s maintaining that fine balance between giving her something nutritious and fun, […]

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Lamb, sumac and pistachio patties with a yoghurt dip and salad.

Lamb, sumac and pistachio patties with a yoghurt dip and salad.

We are having these pistachio and sumac lamb patties that my little chefling loves to help me make. We like to have this with a simple garlicky yoghurt and cucumber dip. All the mixing, kneading and shaping makes for a perfect weekend cooking activity with your little one. You could always make these into kebabs […]

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Triple chocolate brownies and summer holidays.

Triple chocolate brownies and summer holidays.

Summer Holidays mean grandparents, ice creams and brownies. My little girl made these one bowl devilish chocolate brownies using dark chocolate, unsweetened cocoa powder, and chocolate chips. Yes, that is chocolate three times over! Feel free to add nuts of your choice or even a handful of dried fruits. These are not only luscious and […]

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Breakfast Pizza to jumpstart the week.

Breakfast Pizza to jumpstart the week.

A Breakfast Pizza to jumpstart the week on Sunday. The first day of the week is always a little tough. After sleeping in late and having unlimited fun over the weekend, it always requires a little more than the normal enthusiasm to get dressed for school and these mini “pizzas” always help! Made on leftover […]

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50 Ideas for the School Lunchbox.

50 Ideas for the School Lunchbox.

Sometime back I shared on Instagram on how on an average we make 40 lunch boxes a month. Discount three months of summer, winter and other breaks and we are talking about 360 lunchboxes a year for one child! Now, add to this all those days when our kids return only in the evening and […]

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HAPPEE BIRTHDAE SARA!!

HAPPEE BIRTHDAE SARA!!

My little girl LOVES to read. There are times when we have to remind her to blink, remind her to eat and remind her that there is school tomorrow so she needs to put away her books and those lights need to be switched off!! Early last year she discovered the world of Hogwarts and […]

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Wishing You All A Dazzling And Delicious 2018.

Wishing You All A Dazzling And Delicious 2018.

A year full of flavours and spices, reading and writing, cookies and coffee, sparkles and happiness, crafting and cooking, picnics and travel, giving and kindness and treasuring all those ordinary and extraordinary moments. That’s how I want 2018 to be; every year to be. And a little extra; Dream, Dedicate, Discipline, Discover and Dazzle. That’s […]

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