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Stained Glass Cookies

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Stained Glass Cookies

Stained Glass Cookies are everything good there is about cookie baking and candy eating. If you can get cookie and a candy together in one go, which kid would say no?

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Choux Pastry with Lemon Curd

Choux Pastry with Lemon Curd and Chocolate drizzle

Choux Pastry with Lemon Curd

Most of the pastries seem daunting when you look at them at a pastry shop. You kinda think wow, there is no way I could ever make it or there is no way I could make it that good.

But guess what? it’s a process. You try and keep trying and one day you hit the right spot. You read about it, research it and try your best to get the right technique.

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Mixed Fruit Cream Cheese Cookies

Christmas is fast approaching so I know my friends are already pinning cookie recipes and thinking about planning cookie swaps. This Mixed Fruit Cream Cheese Cookie will come to your rescue.

Mixed fruit cream cheese cookies

I gave permission to Navendu to eat one spoonful of cookie dough and then allowed a few for myself. After baking it was the kiddos turn to share the cookies with me by the fire on a cold Sunday evening while putting last minute touches on the artwork they had spent the whole day creating. The sweetness of candied fruit just melts your heart.

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Bottle Gourd Kheer/Lauki Halwa/Dudhi Halwa

Do you feel homesick? A friend asked soon after I came back from India. The ever beautiful weather, the good food and more importantly all the friends and family gathered in a single city. All feels so heartwarming. I call America home and I call India home. And maybe that’s ok that I have more than one home. More than one place where I feel … Continue reading Bottle Gourd Kheer/Lauki Halwa/Dudhi Halwa

Cardamom and Nutmeg Pavlova


It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.


This quote touches something in all our hearts in one way or another. It is especially true for all fellow bloggers in the social media world. To me, blogging is like running. there is no winning, there is only marking a personal best, day after day, post after post. Let us all uplift each other and help overcome our battles. Then one day we all will know the true meaning of Art of slow living.

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