Lemon Pie with Olive Oil & Sea Salt

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  Traditional lemon pie/bars balance the sourness and sweetness of  the lemon curd with a rich buttery shortbread crust. This recipe adds extra notes of flavour to the mix: the compelling bitterness of olive oil to cut some of that sweetness and a touch of sea salt sprinkled on top.One of my favourite ingredients inRead more

Roasted Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

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  Bruschetta as most of you know is an amazing antipasto from Italy. It consists of roasted crostini or french baguette grilled in butter topped off with veggies and fruits.My favourite toppings on a bruschetta are cheese, grilled tomatoes, basil and onion.Today I took bruschetta to the next level by adding a glaze made withRead more

Homemade Indian Curry Powder Recipe

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Curry leaves are very rich in vitamin A,B,C.Curry is an Indian spice that is extensively used in cooking. Curry helps your body fight infection and is perfect for the monsoon season.The leaves can be fried or dried before consumption.I sometimes add them to daal and stir fries.I like to boil curry leaves in coconut oilRead more

Charred Pavlova

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  If you are looking for a perfect spring time dessert you have come to the right place.Pavlova is a light, airy, decadent dessert that pairs so well with other condiments on your brunch table.This one is my go to dessert during the strawberry season.Pavlova, a classic Australian dessert is a great example of howRead more

Homemade Sun-dried Tomatoes & Basil Pesto

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Making pesto is a wonderful way to preserve herbs.I find that its best to make pesto with very fresh ingredients.Pesto stores very well in the refrigerator and can be kept frozen for months. Fresh homemade pesto is way better than store bought and is a life-saver for quick weekday meals.Throw in some cooked spaghetti inRead more

Baby Tangerine Marmalade

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Merry Christmas to you all ­čÖé like most of you I am also enjoying my winter break at home. This time I took the liberty to pick up some homegrown baby tangerines and convert them into the most delicious pickle/marmalade/tea base. The ingredients you need are very few and you most likely will have themRead more

Dried Apricot & Coconut Energy Clusters

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I am going to tell you about my inspiration for this recipe. Some time back I saw a documentary on the life of people living in the Hunza Valley.Legend has it that people don’t age in Hunza valley, women can bear children to the age of 70 and everyone is very healthy. While attributed toRead more