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MIFFY CAKE

My little Georgia loves Miffy. She has had a Miffy doll since she ws very little and has never separated from it. She sleeps with it and takes it everywhere she goes… it even came with us to Tahiti!  So … Continue reading

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CHILLED YOGURT CAKE WITH BLUEBERRY COMPOTE

Today’s dessert is a cold treat and it is one that is actually not too bad for you as it is made (mainly) with natural yogurt.  Back in Italy there is a famous pre mixed version of this that is … Continue reading

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TINKERBELL CAKE

My eldest daughter Victoria loves Tinkerbell… she has all 4 movies and watches them endlessly together with her little sister.  They sit together on the couch, under a blanket and watch these movies with great pleasure.  When the time to … Continue reading

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SHRIKHAND – श्रीखन्ड

The lovely Cher of The Not So Exciting Adventures of a Dabbler was our July Daring Cooks’ hostess and she asked us to create homemade yogurt in our own kitchens! No incubators needed, no expensive equipment or ingredients, just a few items … Continue reading

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BAILEY’S MOUSSE

Happy Paddy’s Day everyone!  Raise your hand if you love Bailey’s!  I DO!!!  I am not a very keen wine drinker (I know I know… very un-Italian…), but cocktails, sweet wines and sweet liquors are a different matter.  And Bailey’s … Continue reading

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RAITA

The first time I ate raita, I was in Mumbai.  I was still quite new to Indian food (we are talking about over 10 years ago!) and everything seemed too spicy for me!  That’s when I was served some raita… … Continue reading

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PEPPA PIG CAKE

My little Georgia is in the Peppa Pig phase… she adores it and would watch it all day long on TV if I let her… So choosing a theme for her 3rd birthday party was quite easy!  I immediately decided … Continue reading

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JALEBI – जलेबी

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Diwali (दिवाली), the “festival of lights”, a 5-day Indian festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.  Light is the symbol of the celebrations, so much so that many candles … Continue reading

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