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23 Jun Getting my desi fix at Swaadhisht

India is diverse in every aspect, whether people, language, music, culture or food. Each state's cuisine has such a unique local touch and flavor that distinguishes it significantly from others. Kerala food is one of our favorites, coconut-ty and spicy in every bite and serving size fit for Kings. It makes our weekend perfect to visit Swaadhisht and wipe off that...

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Challah Queen

10 Apr The Glorious Challah Bread

Challah bread is a wonderful Jewish braided bread consumed on special occasions and holidays. It is soft, flavourful and goes with almost anything, butter, jam, cheese, ham, you name it. I have freshly learnt this at school a few days ago, so the recipe is piping hot =D It might look daunting but its not! Trust me, what you see here is...

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Mustard Rabbit with Herb Garlic Potatoes

27 Jan Three Weeks & I Still Have Ten Fingers

The first three weeks in most schools are usually all about chilling, meeting people, orientation, but for an accelerated course like the Intensive cuisine at Le Cordon Bleu, ‘chill’ only has one meaning! First class and I was busy trimming fins and pulling out gills. So the past 2 weeks here have been really crazy and I have been trying...

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Basic Cuisine Nov 2015 group at LCB

06 Jan Mid Course Musings

The first week here has been nothing less than unexpectedly amazing! Well amazing is pretty obvious right, following my dream, charting my own course, cooking exotic things, learning the historical French techniques from the best chefs in the industry, etc, etc. But why unexpected you ask? My expectations of Paris and culinary school were very dreamy, that I’d relax and enjoy...

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Friends for keeps, weekend trip to Saint Malo and Mont St Michel

16 Dec Post Exam Weekend Getaway to Saint Malo, France

So exams are over and it is time for celebration. So we pick up our backpacks and head out for a quick getaway to Oyster land to celebrate the success of the Rabbit and the Blanquette! Saint Malo, you fortified beauty, stole my heart! Saturday in Saint Malo and Sunday at Mont Saint Michel Abbey, is by the far the best weekend I had...

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Tagliatelle Making in Progress

10 Dec Tagliatelle Thursdays

Why is time flying by so fast! It is already last week before the exams. =( But no time to feel sad! This week we have some really interesting dishes lined up! We have not touched Italian food till now and finally we are doing Tagliatelle today followed by gnocchi tomorrow! Cannot wait woohoo.. Tonight my dinner will be handmade pasta with...

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