• 341. lemongrass and mint iced tea

    November 28, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Healthy and refreshing    Did I mention its pretty hot here, yes I think I did. Yesterday we were without power the whole evening and night! Afternoons can get quite humid. These days, we don’t even feel like have a cup of hot tea. So I resort to making iced tea. Sometimes, I just get…

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  • 337.Green tomato jam

    November 26, 2013mayurisjikoni

    My first jam making session      I have over the years accumulated many jam recipes but have never tried making jam. I don’t know, is it because I feel it might be difficult or I get scared to sterilise the jars. Don’t know why. However, today Julius my househelp, walks in with a whole…

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  • 330. saffron pistachio muffins (eggless)

    November 6, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Happy New Year I am back to blogging after such a long break. My trip to Canada was wonderful. The country is so beautiful and the best part of the whole trip was that my husband and I got to spend 5 whole weeks with our son Neel. Ever since he left high school, we…

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  • 328.sesame honey chilli potatoes

    September 13, 2013mayurisjikoni

    yummylicious snack I had sesame honey chilli potatoes for the first time at a food court in one of the malls in Bangalore. it was so delicious and yummy and I was baffled that potatoes too can be made into a yummy Indo-Chinese snack. Paneer, tofu, cauliflower, mushrooms, mixed vegetables, baby corn are all used…

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  • 321. lychee rose syrup drink

    September 2, 2013mayurisjikoni

    gift of joyful life Lychees or litchis are delicious, juicy, sweet and nutritious white berries. The love and romance fruit translated from Chinese is a gift for a joyful life. The outer slightly tough skin is red but the fruit is white. Lychees are full of Vitamins especially Vitamin C and antioxidants. It is rich…

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  • 314. Lemon poppy seed cheesecake

    August 23, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Happy Raksha Bandhan  My post is a bit late for Raksha Bandhan day but these days in a fast hectic life with all modern technology, late posts are normal. Imagine, the rakhi that should have reached the earliest will probably reached last. The distance to cover was just Mombasa Nairobi. My foreign residing brothers and…

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  • 308.walnut chocolate tarts

    August 6, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Eid Mubarak  I would like to wish all my friends and blog followers Eid Mubarak. May Allah shower you and your family with happiness, peace and prosperity. When I was browsing through Tarla Dalal’s recipes one day, I came across the recipe for akhrot choco tarts and thought that I must try it out one…

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  • 300. mango fool

    July 17, 2013mayurisjikoni

    my three hundredth recipe Its a proud moment for me as this is my 300th recipe on my blog. There are so many more recipes to share and try out. But the feeling is great. The support from my hubby, my kids, family and friends has been overwhelming. The opening line for a conversation at…

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  • 299. chocolate kalakand

    July 12, 2013mayurisjikoni

     a happy Ramadhan month Ramadhan began a few days ago and most of my Muslim friends fast for the whole month. Its really not easy, but they all say that as the days go by, the fasting becomes easier. I don’t know how they do it, as I cannot stay without water. I truly respect…

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  • 296. mashed avocado and tomato bruschetta

    July 5, 2013mayurisjikoni

    refreshingly yummy Every time I see an interesting recipe I store it under the ‘to try’ section. That section is getting filled pretty fast. So I thought I better start working on them before they pile up and get lost in some part of the computer. Normally, what gets a person to check out the…

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