20 Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

    “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take”

    Yes that kind of sums up what I want to say for all the moms out there. Each one of you is irreplaceable, there’s honestly no one quite like you. I won’t be with my mom this Mother’s Day as she is thousands of miles away from me but those of you who are lucky enough to celebrate the day with her, I hope you make it extra special for her. Good food has the...

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    Mango Ginger Lemonade

    My husband’s favorite season is here and yes it’s only because he gets to eat mangoes. I think 90% of the Indian population is obsessed with mangoes, I don’t blame them though. You do get the most amazing mangoes in India, the ones we get here in USA can never match up to them. The Indian mangoes are so sweet and bursting with flavors, each variety has it’s own unique flavor. And that is the reason why mango is everyone’s favorite fruit in India!

    For the last few...

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    Mini Fruit Tarts

    Seattle’s weather has been literally playing hide and seek with us. Some day it’s so warm and nice and the very next day it’s super cold and raining. I mean seriously what’s up with the weather? I really want to pack my jackets and sweaters, it’s May now! The good news though is that it’s super nice today and I hope it stays this way in the coming weeks.

    Summers remind me a lot of things especially of mangoes and cool refreshing drinks. When I...

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    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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    Tofu Pineapple Coconut Curry

    Happy Monday! I’m kicking this week off with a very flavorful recipe of Tofu Pineapple Coconut Curry. I have mentioned before tofu is not my favorite, but I do it enjoy it once in a while especially when it’s combined with some of my favorite ingredients like pineapple in this recipe! This recipe is seriously jam packed with flavors. It’s healthy, vegan and great with rice or noodles. This recipe started off as an experiment but I was so pleased with the end result. The pineapple added a nice touch to balance out the...

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    Strawberry Kulfi

    I go crazy during this time of the year for berries. They are available in abundance and so delicious. I swear I want to buy all the big boxes in the grocery stores. But considering how much I waste stuff [:(] I am really trying hard to buy only what I need. Did I need this big box of strawberries from Cosctco? No. Am I glad I got it? YES YES! Because I got to made this delicious and creamy Strawberry...

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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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