Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Oh my god you guys, I had absolutely the worst time in the kitchen yesterday. It was like whatever I touched, turned into a disaster. Cooked vegetables fell on the ground, onion got burnt [jet black!], spilled honey on kitchen counter and so on. I was so drained out by the end of it, that I did not even have the enthusiasm or patience to click pictures of the food.

I think it happens with all of us at times, isn’t it? When nothing seems to be working. The only thing I keep...

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Palmiers

When life throws you some puff pastry, you obviously make palmiers! Yay! Well at least that is what I did after I made this puff pastry dough. The fact is that I wanted to use my homemade puff pastry as soon as possible and didn’t want to slog in the kitchen for hours. You know as much as I love my time in the kitchen, there are days when I want to create something quick. And so when I made this puff pastry, the first thing I could think of was these little beautiful...

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Easy Puff Pastry

As much as I love baking, I have a different kind of addiction to french pastry. I adore it, I find it magical and can never have enough of it. Whenever I get free time, I try to read about it and absorb as much as I can. Few months back, I did a class in French Pastry at Sur La Table. It was 3 hour class and I had such a great time. I really want to go back and do another class there!

Among all the other things that we were taught, one was this easy puff pastry. Everyone I know loves puff...

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Spicy Chipotle Pizza

Long Recipe Alert.

There I said it in the beginning so that you guys don’t get bored by the end of it. This is going to be long recipe because not only I include the recipe for this spicy chipotle pizza (the vegetarian version) but also for the dough so bear with me guys!

Now everyone loves a good pizza, isn’t it? My love affair with pizza has come a full circle. When I was kid, I used to love pizza like love love...

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Mango Chocolate Bites

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Lemon Crepes with Blackberry Sauce

Time has been flying at some super sonic jet speed and we are almost into the last weeks of April. Which reminds me didn’t we just celebrate New Year?! But I am not complaining because my parents and brothers are visiting us from India in May end and I just can’t wait! So yeah end of April means closer to May means mom and dad will be here soon, yay!

This...

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Healthy Banana Oat Muffins

I think more than anything else, if there’s one thing constant in my kitchen, it has to be ripe bananas. Seriously I buy bananas every week and we never finish them on time. So they start turning brown and neither me nor hubby can eat those brown-black bananas, we simply can’t. I throw away a lot of things (I know such a bad habit, really need to change) but I never throw over-ripe bananas and that makes me feel slightly better about throwing all the other stuff.

This time around I had 2...

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Pudina Aloo – Minty Potatoes

The weather has been really weird here, I mean I thought it was spring and it was supposed to be warm. But all of a sudden for the last 2 days, it has been really cold, like there’s a chill in the wind like it’s in December or January. Crazy right? I hope things change pretty soon! When the weather is cold, I crave for comfort food and I am sure I am not the only one who feels like this. For me like many other Indians comfort food is rice, dal (lentil) and some potatoes on the side and so I made these ridiculously simple...

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Vanilla Donuts with Cookie Butter Glaze

There are days when you don’t have time to breath, like literally. Yesterday was one such day for me. I got up in the morning and then I didn’t even sit for a second till midnight. On such days, I feel like there should be more than 24 hours in a day. I think I told you guys before that we are planning to buy our own house and seriously that’s just draining all my energy. Weekends are totally gone in house hunting and sometimes I have to go on weekdays...

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Springtime Black Bean Quesadillas

Springtime Black Bean Quesadillas are filled with fresh veggies and topped with crispy onion rings and spicy sweet potato fries! Served with Sriracha Mayo dipping sauce.

I have realized that people assume that as food bloggers we are making fancy and lavish dinners at home everyday. Umm No. I mean of course I love to cook and I also cook everyday but those fancy dinners are usually reserved for the weekend. Don’t we all want something quick and easy for the weekdays?...

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Overnight Stuffed French Toast

Breakfast – the most important meal of the day and I also think it’s the most neglected meal. Isn’t it? I mean I know so many people who skip breakfast or simply don’t feel like eating anything in the morning. I think I have mentioned this before that my husband was in the same category before we got married but now he eats his breakfast every day. I take full credit for this transformation 😀

Anyway even though we eat breakfast every day,...

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Mini Banoffee Pies

How easy it is to fall off the fitness bandwagon and how difficult is it to get back? If only it was the opposite *sigh*. Do you guys agree with me? I love to workout and it’s an integral part of my lifestyle. I have never been into lifting super heavy weights and all but I indulge in some form of physical activity at least 5 times week. It could be zumba or a run or yoga , anything which makes me happy and calms me down. Now why am I telling you guys all this? Because almost a month back, I injured my knee while running and since then I haven’t done any...

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