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Country mouse in the city - visiting Edinburgh

Of course, Edinburgh in August is all about the culture, the arts, and this year THE SUNSHINE. I know. Wow. (It was warm sunshine too.) And me and my family had headed north to soak up the arts. 442 more words



Whether to worry about the weather, or just get wet!  It looks like this week, it’s get wet.  I think I dodged a wet bullet today at Manly, and was very lucky.  208 more words

Coconut Chutney

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15  minutes

  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 small green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp roasted chana dal (split gram)
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Accompaniments/Side Dish

Lasun-Paticha Thecha (Maharashtrian style spicy garlic-chives relish)

Sides like chutneys, pickles,murabbas, relishes and raitas are such an inseparable part of the every-day Indian meal. Always served on the left side of the plate, meant to be consumed in small quantities, these sweet or spicy or tangy sides can spruce up even the most boring everyday meal.   347 more words


Massaged Kale Salad with Coconut Curry Dressing

Serves 4

Massaging the kale? Yes, try announcing in your home that you busy are massaging the kale, so dinner will be ready in a few minutes…..and yes there will be resentful comments from some members of the family….but these same disgruntled folks will not only be super happy when they eat the massaged kale salad, they will ask for it again and again :) The massaged kale, the fresh summer vegetables and fruit and the coconut curry dressing make every bite of this salad memorable! 496 more words

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Tiranga Tea Sandwiches

Makes 8 tea sandwiches

India celebrates Independence Day on August 15th.  It is a national holiday commemorating India’s freedom from the British Empire on August 15, 1947. 446 more words

Quick And Easy

Fermented Vegetables Creative Recipes for Fermenting 64 Herbs in

It is always useful to have a jar or two of pickled eggs, olives, cucumbers or other ingredients which you can simply fish out with a fork and toss into an assortment of leaves for a gourmet salad. 158 more words