Rosemary and Mint Tropical Virgin Spritzer

I always need a pick me up refreshing drink on days when I am too exhausted. This Rosemary and Mint Tropical Virgin Spritzer is a perfect way to lighten you up. It gives you a solid refreshing punch, on warm sunny days and is a perfect make ahead party favourite. This drink has the goodness…

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Like Wildflowers, We Grow – A Bitter Sweet Journey to Who I have Become

I had hit my rock bottom at this time. We both were grieving. That day I told him, maybe it was easier to die than go through all this. Be like a wildflower he said. Embrace the beauty of who you are and what you have become. How far you have come as a person.…

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Tomato Garlic Confit with Burrata

Tomato Garlic Confit is a rich flavorful and a very versatile preserve cooked on a low temperature for a long time. This confit has minimum ingredients and is packed with fresh flavors. We enjoy it with toasted baguette and hardly have any leftovers ever. I usually make small batches of this tomato garlic confit, to…

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Aakha Ringan Bateta nu Shak | Gujarati Eggplant and Potato Curry

Aakha Ringan Bateta nu Shak is a deliciously rich concoction of a tomato based curry, flavored delicately with garlic, peanuts and roasted gram flour. This curry is spiced with daily Indian ground spices with notes of cinnamon and clove powder. There are so many versions of Ringan Bateta nu Shaak in Gujarat. Every city has…

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Banana Bread Recipe | One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

One bowl banana bread is one of my favorite bakes. It is so easy and quick to make this banana bread. And who doesn’t like minimum dishes in the sink. This banana bread uses pantry staple ingredients, its easy, and Uber delicious. I love a good slice of banana bread smothered with almond butter and…

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Sabudana Khichdi | Sabudana ni Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi is a gluten free pilaf made with Tapioca Pearls. This khichdi is made in Gujarat on fasting days and during the festival of Navratri. My mom is visiting, and so I had to record her uber delicious recipe for you guys. The key to a good Sabudana Khichdi is perfectly fluffed tapioca pearls.…

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Little Miracles Take Time

I was only 17, when I first started showing symptoms for Prolactinoma, a Pituitary Tumor that caused an uncanny amount of bleeding through my menstruation cycle, which would last for months together. We changed OB’s one after the other. Finally I was sent to an Endocrinologist, who was able to figure what was happening. That…

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Beetroot Cutlets | Veg Cutlets Recipe | Beetroot Cutlets Recipe

How I Was Introduced to these Cutlets Last week I was talking to my friend Dharini and she asked me to put the recipe of these traditional veg. cutlets on the blog. This conversation of making these beautiful cutlets gave me a tour back to my childhood. The days, where my dad used to take…

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Bhaat na Muthiya | Gujarati Bhaat na Muthiya Recipe

Bhaat na Muthia is a very famous Gujarati delicacy made using leftover rice and spices. These muthias (dumplings) are steamed and then fried, enjoyed with masala chai as a snack, or a light lunch or dinner. Why do we call this delious dish muthiya. Well here is why. Muthiya is a famous snack from Gujarat…

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Papdi Khichu Recipe| Khichu Recipe | Papdi no Lot

Khichu aka Papdi no Lot has been a heart warming recipe, for decades. This recipe is so easy and quick made with rice flour and green chilies, a few spices, served hot with peanut oil and pickle masala. I have fond memories of my Ba, mummy and kaki in the kitchen, early morning at 4…

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