Monthly Archives : January 2016

Going beyond carrot cake


My earliest memory of carrots is watching Bugs Bunny on TV. Being a goat (Capricorn, by zodiac) I’ve always loved munching on raw veggies and carrots are right on top of the list. But when it comes to cooking with them, I’ve not taken to it as much as I do with salad or crudites. Desserts are a completely different…

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It’s jam-making time, again


January is a month of hope and everything new. There’s something about this month that holds a lot of promise. Maybe because it’s also birthday month for the husband and me! January is also that time of the year when Saturdays are devoted to making jam. Strawberries are in abundance during this time and I can think of no better…

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A ‘blonde’ moment!


It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe here, so I thought this lazy Saturday afternoon is the perfect opportunity to get down to it. We are quite familiar with brownies. Who doesn’t love a warm, gooey piece with some vanilla ice cream on the side? But when you consider its cocoa-free cousin, Blondies, they seem to pale in…

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