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Chilli Guava

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During rainy season, on the side of the roads, the baskets of fresh guavas are covered with the sparkling droplets of rainwater. The fruits are green and glossy, and I love when I see some of the fruits still have the stems and leaves on them. The leaves have that robust, earthy scent that let

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How to Cut a Jackfruit

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Jackfruit is glorious tropical fruit with thick spiky skin and yellow soft flesh inside. It looks similar to durian fruit, but the skin is much softer. Jackfruit has strong sweet fruity aroma, and the fruit can grow as gigantic as 35 kg and more. Jackfruits are grown all over Asia, and the juicy sweet golden

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Thai Young Coconut Drink

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Summer is approaching. In a way, it’s already here because of Global Warming it seems. But school summer vacation is on the way. Yaseen is going to have 2 months long vacation where we will probably do the best out of it. Summer in India is harsh, especially in a place where we live. It’s

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Banana and Muskmelon Shake

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It’s a beautiful day here in Pune, India. The rain has been gently sprinkling from the sky since dawn. My alarm went off at 5.30, and my repetitive morning routine makes me kind of tired. The first thing I do after waking up is making myself a cup of coffee. Then I cook breakfast and

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Banana and Strawberry Gelato with Just 2 ingredients

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I have been trying my best to stay healthy after the whole GM Diet thing. To be honest, I have already gained 1 kg back a day after I was off the diet. I am living in fear that it would be all for nothing if I gradually gained all what I’ve lost back soon.

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Strawberry Sauce

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It’s strawberry season here. This is the time of the year the weather is lovely enough for strawberries to grow in Mahabaleshwar, a hill station near Pune City. Last week Sadik, Yaseen and I took a little trip with our friends to this strawberry destination. We enjoyed the hills, a leisure drive and a lot

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Strawberry and Thyme Reduction

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Remember a picture of a plate of breakfast I posted on New Year? The one with Strawberry and Thyme Reduction on a piece of whole grain bread with egg and some fruits. That picture was such a hit on Instagram and Twitter that a few people actually messaged me asking the recipe of that luscious

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Banana Pancakes with Just 2 Ingredients

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You can make pancakes with just 2 ingredients. I repeat, you can make delicious pancakes with just 2 ingredients! It’s simple, healthy and made with just two simple natural ingredients. Eggs and bananas. That’s right, just eggs and bananas. No butter, no flour, no dairy, gluten-free, no kidding. I actually found this recipe on pinterest. How

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Grape Cake with Caramel Apple

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I am horrible at baking. I mean, very really terrible when it comes to oven. I grew up in a part of the world where we never used oven at all in that time. We cooked in a pot, a large wok, over the flame of firewood. Baking is not what I was born to

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Strawberry Lemonade

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Do you know how big strawberries in Mahaboleshwar get bigger every year? The size of these cute berries is a mouthful this season. I wonder what’s the new technique, or is it purely a kind of scary strong fertilizer they’re using. Anyway, to find something that look and feel organic is so difficult now a day.

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