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Roasted Eggplant Dip - Baigan Bharta

Roasted Eggplant Dip – Baigan Bharta

Smoky, smoldering and clandestine. That has been my affair with the guy named clove, ever since we got together for the Alu matar Smokin’.  We have been meeting off and on, more on than off for he is just too irresistible.  What’s not to like in a guy who makes me look like I am the greatest […]

Traditional Panettone with the Daring Bakers

Traditional Panettone with the Daring Bakers

Light in texture, filled with fragrant citron peels, lemons, candied fruits and spectacular to look at – The Traditional Panettone. The much loved sweet bread enjoyed on Christmas and New years in Italy, Southeastern France, Brazil, Peru, Malta, Germany and Switzerland. There are many legends about the origins of the bread. One of them says […]

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

It was one of those cold winter evenings, when you are casually strolling in a cute little town that has deliciously inviting cafes lined up and you can’t help but end up in one of them and ask for a Latte. And suddenly, your eyes wander to the cleverly placed confections and cakes and other […]

Flirty Daiquiri

Flirty Daiquiri

  The monthly “Inspiring Thursday” post is a bit overdue this month. But before you judge me, I have a great reason for not posting it on Thursday. The reason is that this month’s Inspiring Thursday features Barb of the Creative-Culinary fame, and it’s posted today because it is Barb’s Birthday!  In everyone’s life, at […]

Quinoa Pulav - 38 power foods

Quinoa Pulav – 38 power foods

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has officially declared that the year 2013 be recognized as “The International Year of the Quinoa.” Proposed by the government of Bolivia and receiving strong support from many Central and South American countries, quinoa has now been singled out by the FAO as a food […]