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R for Roath (Spiced semolina cake)

Roath rhymes with coat, announced our 4 year old as he munched on a piece over the weekend. If you are not familiar with this semolina cake, now may be a good time to give it a try. It is the … Continue reading

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R is for ambe Rava ( Mango infused semolina)

Sweet shira or semolina is a popular sweet in Maharashtra. This particular variation is usually made at the height of the mango season using the pulp of the Alphonso mangoes. (As if we needed any more excuses to have any more … Continue reading

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Raising a toast to the Mango Season

This post celebrates Raw Mango Agua Fresca, better known as Panhe in Marathi and Aam Paani in Hindi. The mango season in India is almost too brief for most mango lovers and it is made even more so by the … Continue reading

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Aamrakhand – Mango flavoured shrikhand

If the Alphonso mango has arrived in the markets, can Aamrakhand be far behind? Not in our house for sure! We inaugurated the mango season with this delectable combination of yogurt and mango puree and will savour the memories long … Continue reading

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Shrikhand

Shrikhand is a popular Maharashtrian sweet and is sure to feature on most wedding menus. It is usually eaten with puris as part of a main meal  although it can also be served as a dessert. This simple and delicious … Continue reading

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