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Its chai time

Things you should know before you drink tea (chai)

According to Ayurvedic (Ancient Indian) philosophy and medicine, these spices are considered to be “sattvic,” or calming, vitalizing and mentally clarifying – The perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life! 295 more words


Insight Indonesia --Spice Islands Saga

I realised that the 2011 Berita Satu/Jakarta Globe TV interview on Spice Islands for Insight Indonesia had never been posted to the blogsite. I hope you find it interesting.

Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

Continuing with my new found love of tray bakes, the next cake I tried from Cake Keeper Cakes was Chocolate Gingerbread. Push any milk chocolate, sickly, children’s party tray bake out of your head immediately, this cake is mature, classy and fiery. 383 more words


Mango Chutney

                                                        You know what is the best thing about summer? Mangoes. We call it King of all the fruits in South East Asia. This sweet, golden, fleshy and juicy fruit comes in 400+ varieties. 304 more words


Kokur Roganjosh

Source: Indian Recipes Under 30 Minutes
Date tried: January 16, 2015
Yield: 4-6 servings
Time needed: 30 minutes

A Kashmiri version of chicken curry. Delicious! 171 more words

Dairy Products & Eggs

Shopping List: Vin Brulé Mix by Bizzarri

Bizzarri is an old apothecary located right behind Pizza Signoria. It has been selling dried herbs, spices and extracts since 1842. The wooden cabinets and glass jars containing any possible essence and herbal solution alone are worth the visit. 66 more words

Foods Of Florence