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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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Vegan Black Christmas Cake with rum

I am drunk!  Absolutely boozy!  I am rum! Not me, darlings! It’s my Christmas cake. I do not drink save a rare tequila or a glass of wine. A girl is allowed that much distraction, right? Whatever I have stocked is stuff I use for cooking. The fact that alcohol evaporates makes it easier to 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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Gluten free, vegan, apple crumble pie

Sweet baked tarts and pies were not commonly available in most bakeries in India two decades ago. When I decided to give up eggs, all the bakeries decided to start stocking tarts made with eggs, and when I gave up milk, they seemed to have got the message right off, and everyone had cute eggless read more

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Summer Fruit Tartlets – Vegan

Recipe: Vegan Summer Fruit Tartlets (with cherries, mangoes, bananas and pears) Yield from crust: About 18 1.5″ tartlets and two 7″tarts The Crust – Common for both the tartlets: Ingredients: Flour = APF – 1 cup + Whole wheat pastry flour – 3/4 cup + Fine rice flour – 1tbsp. Very cold water – 1-2tbsp. read more

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