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Munchkin – Pumpkin

Munchkin – Pumpkin

PUMPKIN, well in favour of the vegetable, it does have the word ‘kin’ in it. But all my life (even now) it was quite the opposite of kin. It was, is and I think will always be one of those vegetables that most people in […]

Holy Holi – Delightful and healthy Gujiyas

Holy Holi – Delightful and healthy Gujiyas

To be honest, I had something else in mind when I thought I’d write a post for Holi. But, my mom-in-law came up with an ever-so-delicious recipe that I just couldn’t look beyond. This post does warrant a bit of background, and I shall give […]

The Healthy Warmth

The Healthy Warmth

Winters are here! Yes, happy people; this means a pleasant nip in the air, the smell of freshly growing produce, also, the warmth of all things delicious. In Pune, where I grew up, the winters were not SO severe, but it was nonetheless cold, fairly […]

Delicious Cheaters’ Paradise

Delicious Cheaters’ Paradise

It’s the festive season, YAY! Now most of you, I’m sure are all over the festive recipe posts and all, but this one is for YOU and only you. For those who have painstakingly made, bought or eaten Diwali delicacies. For those of you who […]

Traditional Twists

Traditional Twists

This time of the year is the best ever. Growing up, all year, apart from my birthday, the one thing that I looked forward to was, the festive season, all the way from September through to December. Yes, while growing up, we were punched in […]

Adults Only: Spice-ky Hot Chocolate

Adults Only: Spice-ky Hot Chocolate

So, all you lovely ladies and handsome gentlemen, although I know this blog talks primarily about food that you can cook with your kids; once in a while, you look forward to kicking those rubber slippers (I mean the ones you wear at home and […]

Sri Lanka Stories – Perky Pancakes

Sri Lanka Stories – Perky Pancakes

Most of us have one dream job, get paid to travel the world. But who are we kidding, only if horses grew on trees! I know, I know; we should take life head on and live the life you’ve always dreamt of and so on […]

Muffin Moments

Muffin Moments

If you have grown up in Pune and haven’t visited Kayani Bakery even once, you aren’t living under a rock, but are sure living buried deep under a heap of mud. Kayani Bakery has the most mouth-watering mawa cake, cookies, and savoury pattice that one […]

Being Sandwiched

Being Sandwiched

I grew up in a middle-class Bengali family, in Pune. We were a family of 5. My parents, grandparents and of course me. Both my parents were working and I remember my grand mom or mummum as I called her, escorted me to the school […]

Super Summer Suppers

Super Summer Suppers

When I was a kid, I couldn’t wait to lead an adult life. I’m sure most of us did. But, little did we know. Along with the many responsibilities that hit during the journey of adulthood, the loss of summer holidays punched me the hardest. […]


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