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Cupcakes – a reward for hard work.

I believe in rewarding myself for a job well done.  For me, these rewards are a great motivator and signal a nice closure to a project. And an excuse to bake 🙂  I’m really happy with the way my dress turned out. I worked hard on it and was very happy with the result. These cupcakes […]

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Orange Roasted Strawberry And Chocolate Milk Rolls

I’ve made Deeba’s roasted balsamic strawberries many times this year. G loves it a lot. He has it on toast or on its own. Strawberries were comparatively cheaper than the past years here in Bangalore. This recipe – Sweet Orange, Roasted Strawberry & Chocolate Buttermilk Rolls has been on my mind ever since I saw it on Deeba’s blog […]

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Good Good Food

Cooking, along with knitting and sewing is way up there in my list of most favourite things. I took pictures of recipes that I tried the last few times. Baked apple with caramel sauce For my birthday I made Raymond Blanc’s Baked apple with Calvados sauce. I love fruit in baking and this turned out lovely. The […]

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New Zealand – Good As Gold

This was supposed to be a I’m-off-on-a-holiday post. It has turned out to be a I’m-back-from-my-holiday post. We returned yesterday from our holiday. I tried my best to post before we left but the days preceding our leaving were absolutely crazy. I was working on some handmade items for my holiday wardrobe( there is lots to tell you about this) till […]

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I Heart Pune

Pune     Img source: http://www.thebetterindia.com/9707/tbi-travel-pune-attitude-things-to-do/ When it comes to Pune I am always lost as to where to begin. What can I say about this wonderful city that hasn’t already been said? This is the city where I have lived my life till the day I got married and hence holds many very fond memories. Pune for me […]

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Yercaud

My parents are visiting and we decided to go on a weekend break with them last month. A friend recommended beautiful Yercaud. And what a lovely tranquil hill station it is! Less crowded than Ooty or Kodaikanal but just as beautiful. Yercaud is 227 kms south east of Bangalore and lies in the Shevaroy hills. […]

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2011

While i was wondering how soon 2010 passed, I see that 12 days of 2011 have also gone by. Time just flies doesn’t it? To thank 2010 for the wonderful time it showed us I made a three course meal of  oven roasted raw banana and zucchini salad, stuffed spinach crepes and walnut tart for our […]

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On a holiday

…….is me !! I’m having a fantastic time and there are 3 more weeks to go before my holiday ends. Presently, i’m in beautiful California spending time with my dear sister and brother-in-law, after having visited Virginia (had a great time with Ganesh’s brother, his wife and 2 adorable kids) and New York City. It […]

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Coorg

Last month Bangalore experienced really high temperatures. We decided to spend a weekend in Coorg, having wanted to visited the place many times and having heard about it so much. We left the day after my birthday and the drive from Bangalore to Mysore extremely hot. Summers are supposed to be a great time to […]

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Black Forest Gateau

Sometimes someone has more faith in you than you have in yourself. And this, i think, makes you to do/try things that you are not confident of doing. For me it was our 9 year old niece Shreya. She wanted me to bake her birthday cake. The request had started almost 2 months back and […]

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