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Vegan strawberry and sherry vinegar ice cream

We are still getting gorgeous strawberries half-way through March.  Of course, we are making the most of it.  I love  strawberries and had a plan in place last week.  On Sunday morning Mr.P expressed thick coconut cream and coconut milk.  I had purchased two boxes of beautiful, red, plump strawberries the evening before. For inducing read more

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Thai spiced, strawberry soup

A couple of years back, my beautiful blue-eyed friend, Veronika, blogger and photographer at ‘Kitchen Finesse‘ posted a tempting photograph in flickr.  The title read ‘strawberry coconut milk soup’.  You know what caught my eye, right?  Every word, actually.  I am fond of soups, like strawberries and absolutely love coconut milk!  There was no thing read more

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Clementine, chamomile and poppy seed cake

One of the perks of being on facebook is that one meets many like-minded people, some of whom can become your friends even if you have never met. I belong to a group that has some lovely ladies, mostly Palakkad Iyers like me, who come up with interesting topics every day on the forum. Last read more

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Sesame and Balsamic Glazed Asparagus Cranberry Tart

I am sure as bloggers you too have gone through this experience – bonding beyond boundaries with ‘faceless names’ that later blossomed into cherished friendships, haven’t you?  Then there are friends who connected more than others, so much that they became your family, even though you have never met them.  I am proud to have read more

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Gluten-free Carrot cake with vegan cashew condensed milk

Gluten free carrot cake with faux ‘condensed milk’ I was away on a ‘soul nirvana’ trip last week.  Some go to spas for rejuvenations, others turn to yoga or pilates for relaxation.  For me, it is spending time with family and meeting up with my parents, sisters and cousins that fuels my soul.  It is read more

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Perfect vegan sponge cake

  Sometime back good friend Sweatha, mailed me asking whether I had a vegan sponge cake recipe.  At that time, I did not, because I was busy masking my cakes with flavours of fruits, cocoa, and cognac, all of which were great, but I did not strive to make a vegan sponge cake. I decided read more

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Thin crust vegan cherry tart

Did I mention last time how P tends to stock the refrigerator?  Well, this time he outdid himself!  On a recent trip to Manish Market (the fruit market in Crawford) he got excited seeing all the juicy fruits and hauled them in kilos.  When I visit Crawford Market, I know my tendency to go overboard read more

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