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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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Frosted Cranberries Butter Cookies For Christmas

Frosted Cranberries Butter Cookies For Christmas

Each December, my little girl loves to have all of her friends over for a pre-Christmas party where she helps me plan and cook the entire spread. One of the many things we make is Christmas cookies. A must each year. Some for her friends to have at the party and some for them to […]

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Cheese and Pesto Mini Muffins.

Cheese and Pesto Mini Muffins.

We love baking mini muffins; both sweet and savoury. Yes, muffins don’t always have to be sweet! When made using the right ingredients it is a great snack to have around. One of Sara’s all time favourite are these Cheese and Pesto Mini Muffins. Flavours of Mozzarella, green pesto, green olives and sun dried tomatoes […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Root Vegetable Rice (Halloween Rice)

Roasted Butternut Squash and Root Vegetable Rice (Halloween Rice)

That day of the year when all of a sudden we seem to be surrounded by two very contrasting colours; orange and black. Orange representing warmth, celebrating life and the bounty of autumn and black representing cold and winter and darkness. Yes, its Halloween! My little girl who is currently obsessed with Harry Potter (which […]

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Happy & Healthy Halloween Treats For Children.

Happy & Healthy Halloween Treats For Children.

We have barely recovered from Diwali and Halloween is already here! Growing up, I did not observe Halloween. Sara, however is fortunate to be surrounded by friends from different parts of the world and together with her we have welcomed this ritual (like so many others that she is getting exposed to while growing up […]

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Edible Gifts: Masala Chai Sugar (DIY Tea Flavoured Sugar)

Edible Gifts: Masala Chai Sugar (DIY Tea Flavoured Sugar)

Hello October! Tenth month of the year! In less than 100 days we would be saying bye to 2017! Is this making you nervous or are you done with 2017 already and can’t wait to welcome 2018? It’s interesting how a lot of us (including me!) begin the year reflecting on the last twelve months, getting shiny planners […]

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20 Days of Diwali: Countdown Calendar for Children

20 Days of Diwali: Countdown Calendar for Children

You know what is more magical than Diwali; the days that lead up to Diwali! Planning menus, cooking traditional spreads, going overboard with the cleaning and decorating, thinking of meaningful presents for all the people who are a part of your life and those who silently make each day better than the previous one, wearing […]

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Edible Gifts: Madras Curry Spiced Nuts

Edible Gifts: Madras Curry Spiced Nuts

Exactly four weeks to Diwali! The warm glow from the diyas, colourful rangolis, fragrant strings of marigold, tons of mithai and lots of love and laughter (Diwali always evokes beautiful and cherished memories of childhood and home and if you’ve grown up in India some of these will definitely take you back to your childhood) […]

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Tiny sweet bites: Dark chocolate and cinnamon mini pinwheels.

Tiny sweet bites: Dark chocolate and cinnamon mini pinwheels.

I love any excuse to make bite sized nibbles and with the festival season almost here that is what I will be doing every other weekend. I know it is sometimes insane and back breaking to make tiny bites for a large crowd but I love watching everyone navigating through what I like to call my […]

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Banana & Blueberry Pancake “Sandwiches”

Banana & Blueberry Pancake “Sandwiches”

These Banana & Blueberry Pancake “Sandwiches” are what my little girl is taking to school today. These are made with whole-wheat and have the goodness of bananas and blueberries. Instead of putting the fruit on top of the pancake where it will definitely roll down on and touch the other contents of her lunch box […]

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