Best Ever Chocolate Cake for My Sister’s Birthday!


Today is the very special day.Yes its my sister’s birthday.She’s a smart, talented, independent, successful, and still gorgeous, grown up now. I hope she cherishes every growing-up moment.

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Guest Post – Treat Yourself with 100% WholeWheat Masala Bread By Avin S Kohli

Guys ! I have a treat for you today ! We have with us  Avin from ’THE YELLOW DAAL’ and she will be sharing Whole Wheat Masala Bread Recipe with us !! Avin started her blog to chronicle her adventure in cooking  where she shares amazing and approachable recipes with her readers.

Here you go –

Avin Kohli guestpost

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Vegetarian Pasta Salad Recipe Using SPRIG GENOA Italian Spice Blend

Sprif Italian seasoning

Spices have always fascinated me since I entered into my kitchen and this collection of spice blend by SPRIG is really amazing.Tried some of there products and I would say they really take your dish to another level. Just use your culinary skills and best ingredients by SPRIG and I am sure your family and guests will love everything that comes out from your kitchen.

Recently I was approached by the team to collaborate with SPRIG and develop recipes using their products.Here the challenge was to create a dish using ingredient from them. I received SPRIG GENOA – Italian Spice Blend. It is a beautiful blend of Italian herbs and spices which instantly add amazing flavors to your dish.

Made this vegetarian pasta salad recipe.This classic vegetarian pasta salad  is packed with lots of fresh vegetables and Italian herbs which makes it both nutritious and delicious.This recipe is easy to whip up with whatever veggies you have on hand topped with Italian herb dressing.

Italian Veg pasta salad

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A traditional sweet of Karnataka – Dharwad Peda / Kunda Peda

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Dharwad or kunda peda is an Indian sweet delicacy unique to the state of Karnataka. It derives its name from the city of Dharwad in Karnataka. It is made of milk which is heated and stirred continuously with added flavors and sugar. Here goes the recipe of this caramelized beauty.

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Guest Post – Sweet Something: Cashewnut Rose Modak by Sasmita

Its time for the guest post again. Today we have with us Sasmita from First Timer Cook.  She has sent  an apt recipe of Cashew Rose Modak  which goes well with the theme of Ganesh Chaturthi. I can’t thank her enough for this wonderful recipe. When I requested bloggers for the guest post in my website , she readily agreed and sent this wonderful recipe. I like her bog and the versatile recipes she shares are amazing. Infact her recipe of Apricot Pudding Trifle is in my to-do list.


Without taking much of time here is Sasmita’s recipe of Cashew Rose Modak.

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Guest Post : Carrot Uttapam – Healthy Recipe for Kids

Ruchi Shah is a food blogger based in Chennai. She is a homemaker and mom who loves to serve healthy dishes to family. In her blog you can find variety of healthy recipes that you can cook at home for your dear ones. Here in the guest post series Ruchi shares one of her own recipe CARROT UTTAPAM , which is kids friendly .Lets see what Ruchi has to say with us –

Ruchi Shah

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Kesar Mawa Modak / Amrit Modak – Ganesh Chaturthi Special

Mawa Modak 1

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion. This day is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.

The most delectable part of this delightful festival that honors the remover of obstacles, Lord Ganesha is undoubtedly, the Modak!

Made these tasty and easy Kesar mawa modaks with crunch of pistachios and cashewnut. Try these lip smacking ladoos to please Lord Ganesha!!

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Apple Honey Rosette

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Impress your guests with these beautiful rose shaped dessert made with soft apple slices wrapped in sweet and crisp pastry sheets.Apple roses are easy to make , and have absolutely gorgeous presentation and best of all they taste amazing ! Here is the simple recipe to make these honey drizzled apple roses.

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Janmashtami Prashad – Dhaniya Ki Panjiri

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Janmashtami is the Indian festival celebrated as birth of Lord Krishna. On this day people make jhoola for Bal Gopal and offer prayers and  some keep fast. Various sweets and savories are prepared as Prasad to offer to Lord Krishna. I have sweet memories associated with this festival,  making jhankis and johoola is something we as children have enjoyed where I help my grandmom in arranging decoratives. Variety of sweets were prepared in our house. One of which is this sweet panjiri prepared by my mom.
Lets check out the recipe for Dhaniya panjiri.

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Guest Post : An Afternoon at Borough Market (London, U.K)

Our guest blogger, Afroz Shaikh went along to Borough Market to explore the diversity of fresh food. Afroz is based in Gulf but belong to land of curries yes India. She is one of the few bloggers who cover everything from basics to the complicated. Easy to follow recipes that makes cooking so easy is how I would describe Afroz’s blog World café for U. For exotic recipes do visit her page and I am sure you will be in love with the amazing recipes and don’t forget to check – Ruby poached pistachio crusted pears served with custard my favorite!!

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