crème brûlée with raspberry sauce

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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

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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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chocolate almond truffles

chocolate almond truffles | conifères & feuillus

If you liked my recent recipe for chocolate almond cookies, then you will surely like this one as well. It’s very similar; still easy and delicious, still vegan, almost refined sugar-free, but instead of baking and making cookies, we’re making truffles. Perfect for packaging up and giving away to someone special… just be sure to make some for yourself as well!chocolate almond truffles | conifères & feuillus
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the meaning of philotimo & melomakarona, traditional greek christmas cookies

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Perhaps it may be time to define what philotimo means to every citizen of the world.  —Manos Hatzimalonas

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