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Let’s go fly a kite..and celebrate Sankranti

I’m sure you’ve hummed that along as you watched Mary Poppins, but have you ever flown a  proper Indian kite? Sankranti, which is celebrated mid January, heralds the arrival of Spring in the Indian subcontinent and is a harvest celebration. You … Continue reading

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Kurmure chikki – Sankranti special

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In India, Makar Sankranti signifies the end of long, cold wintry days. It heralds in spring and a feeling of festivity. In a Maharashtrian household, Sankranti is traditionally celebrated with til laddoos. These are a delicious combination of sesame seeds (til) and jaggery … Continue reading

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