Blueberry Scones

Ten years back we took the first bite of a blueberry scone ever, while enjoying an absolutely delicious breakfast at “Linden House”, a bed and breakfast plantation in Virginia, run by Ken and Sandy Pounsberry. What a beautiful place! Even better, there was  no cable or dish connection for TV, no signal for mobile phones. Can anyone ask for a better place for vacation:)  A wedding anniversary ritual, we chose Linden House that year for our bed and breakfast stay.  After a yummy breakfast, we roamed around in D.C. area, with Maanas mostly in the sling.  A beautiful day we will always remember!

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Tiramisu

Y’day, we really wanted to bake a cake…. we had all the reasons! Only to find out our oven was not working. Two days earlier we used it and it was perfectly fine. Anyway, we couldn’t  wait for some one to fix the oven and then bake a cake; so simply chose to make a ‘Tiramisu’ instead. Since there was no cooking involved, Navya decided she would make it “all by herself” and she enjoyed thoroughly all the way – from the beginning till the end. It’s that simple a recipe. No cooking, no baking, no egg. Tastes yummy…a sweet delight to any celebration!

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Quinoa Raspberry Muffins

This recipe caught my immediate attention while browsing through a very interesting and beautiful book “Cooking with Quinoa” – Rena Patten. But li’l did I know about ’2013′ being declared as the “International Year of Quinoa” at that time.

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Strawberry Almond Raw Cake

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Is it the stunning pictures or the quote next to it ( “It is the sweet simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder) … or is it as simple as the beautiful handwriting in which it is written… or is it the pure raw organic ingredients? I still don’t know … ever since I visited roostblog, this raw cake found its way staright to my heart!

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Wholewheat Blueberry Muffins

Don’t you feel a ‘muffin’ is just like a home – in both cases a good one must be made; not bought! This blueberry muffin absolutely fits into that category. So light….. crunchy outside, moist and fluffy inside, the beautiful rich color of the blueberry ‘juice’ finding its way out anywhere it can …. Oh! Never have to worry about the cooling time:)

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