root soup for a tough canadian winter

root vegetable soup | conifères & feuillus

Deep roots are not reached by frost.  —J.R.R. Tolkien

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crème brûlée with raspberry sauce

crème brûlée with raspberry coulis | conifères & feuillus

If you’re a regular here, then you already know that I don’t often talk about how things are day-to-day. That’s because life here is actually pretty mundane.

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roasted split desi chickpeas

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Healthy and nourishing food was the only alpha and omega of rural economy.   —Mahatma Gandhi

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coming home & gujarati rice pudding

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it hardly seems
a moment passed
before the coming home
to understand
beginnings
have no end

Bobbie Ward

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mung beans… two ways, many benefits

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The first wealth is health. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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winter-inspired gift wrapping inspiration and year-end message

christmas/winter gift wrapping inspiration | conifères & feuillus

Being told you’re appreciated is one of the simplest and most uplifting things. —Sue Fitzmaurice

Hello my dear ones. This is my final post of 2017. The kitchen is busier than ever at the moment but no recipe this time, just some gift wrapping inspiration. Nothing complicated, as always, paper, ribbon, string and a touch of flora.

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