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You Had To Have Been There, Part 1.

Mountains around Tucson as seen from my hotel.

As related in an earlier blog, I took a trip out to Tucson, Arizona on February 21st to meet with publisher Shahid Mahmud to discuss a book deal.  1,617 more words

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Soft & Silky Strawberry & Coconut Syrup Cake

Strawberries are always available in markets these days. Its not very expensive to buy either. So when you have time try this beautiful cake with or with out coconut milk. 177 more words

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TRIFLE PUDDING

Ingredients

  1. 2 tablespoons vanilla custard powder
  2. 2 1/2 cups milk
  3. 2 tablespoons sugar
  4. 1 cup chopped fruits of your choice
  5. 7-8 blueberries
  6. 1 sachet of raspberry jelly…
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GAJAR HALWA

Ingredients

  1. 3 cups grated carrot
  2. 4 cups whole milk
  3. 2 tablespoons ghee
  4. 5 tablespoons sugar
  5. 1/2 teaspoon cardamom (elaichi) powder
  6. 1 tablespoon chopped almonds
  7. 1 tablespoon chopped pistachios…
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MISHTI DOI

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup greek yogurt
  2. 1 cup unsweetened evaporated milk
  3. 1 cup unsweetened condensed milk
  4. 1 cup jaggery
  5. 1 tablespoon rosewater

Method

  1. Put the jaggery in a microwavable bowl and heat it in the microwave for 5-6 minutes or till it melts completely, giving it a stir after every minute.
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SHAHI TUKDA

Ingredients

  1. 8 bread slices
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. oil for deep-frying
  4. 1 tablespoon finely chopped pistachios
  5. 5-7 strands of saffron (kesar)
  6. 1 teaspoon rose-water

Method

  1. Heat 1 cup of water in a deep broad pan.
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