Chocolate Truffle Cake

Chocolate desserts and posts of other delicious desserts are popping up on social media and everywhere around in the past few days.It is of course the Valentine’s day month to indulge in chocolates and desserts guilt free! I wanted to do my bit for the special day coming up .Not that I need any excuse to make a dessert . I have always wanted to try and make a chocolate truffle cake…

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Purple Flowers – Photography

These photographs were taken last summer during various local trips in North Carolina, For full resolution click on the images and enjoy these nature’s beauties!…

Inspiring Quotes – Hope

Life is a roller coaster ride and is bound to have many ups and downs. There are situations that arise in life when one hits rock…

Dal Makhni – Mixed lentils gravy

‘Dal Makhani’ or ‘Dal Makhni’ is a traditional recipe from Northern India .It is a delicious gravy made with mixed lentils , namely whole black gram…

Props for Food Photography

If you are a food blogger or following a food blog , by now you would have known the importance of props and how essential they…

Inspirational Quotes on self control

Self control is a great and admirable character trait that we all like to possess .It is a quality of successful and seasoned leaders. To possess…

Today’s pictures

The year end holidays this time was well spent, mostly at home with family and friends , visits to the local parks, biking on trails ,discovering…

Quotes for a new beginning

Another wonderful year is on the verge of winding up and people around the world are all looking forward to new beginnings, new resolutions, goals and…

Chocolate Banana Bread

Banana bread is a favorite snack anytime of the day and especially goes well with coffee or tea .I had posted a recipe of the regular…

Snow Photography – Beginner’s Tips

Snow or winter photography is very exciting for any photographer .After a fresh fall of snow, it looks like a winter wonderland all around with endless…

Besan Laddu – A delicacy

Besan Laddu is a sweet delicacy made with chickpea flour, clarified butter, sugar , powdered cardamom and nuts .It is one of the most   loved sweets…

Simple pleasures

Simple pleasures of life is today’s topic for inspirational quotes .“That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.”― Henry David Thoreau  . It is a universal…

Stroll in the park – Photography

Captures from a stroll in a park is  today’s post for the photography section .I was a little late to capture the fall colors this year…

Coconut fudge (burfi)

Coconut fudge (burfi) is a very simple and easy to make sweet dish .With easy availability of frozen grated coconut these days, the process of making…