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Open Face Caprese Sandwich

I am in the process of researching an imaginary trip to Italy.

Rome, Milan, Florence, maybe the Tuscan countryside, and wine country.

From the crux of my initial research, lets call it Eataly. It is almost like a dream, to be able to eat and live life on the robust flavours of Tuscany, the gorgeous wines and the exceptional deserts. I think my version of a dream holiday in Eataly involves waking up early to beat the long queues spiralling alongside the museums and art galleries, with a mandatory quick stop at a local cafe for a double espresso. After the gallery/museum of the day, walk around one of the many quaint squares and their attached by lanes, poking around the local stores and boutiques, collecting pantry essentials (truffles, olive oils, cheeses, herbs, you get the gist!) and enjoying the local vibe. Next stop – a trattoria or deli

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Made from Scratch: Pizza

Sometimes when I look back at the almost 4 years that I have devoted to this blog, I am aghast that I STILL haven’t posted about certain beloved winning recipes. In am attempt to vilify my angst, this post is dedicated to making pizza at home, from scratch. Further on, my next few recipes are […] Read more…

Peach & Pistachio Salad with Mozerella, Buttered Bread and Tomato

 I recently stumbled across this drool worthy blog, and Joy intelligently combines fresh seasonal ingredients to unravel sensational palate pleasers! This one is no different. I’ve tried this a couple of time already, before the monsoons and the peaches roll away, and each time they have been fantastically received. The first time I made it […] Read more…

Baked Conchigliette stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta

The monsoons have finally announced themselves con brio. I always believe that this is the season when Mumbai is the most beautiful, dark and blooding, yet relentlessly continuing with its insatiable gusto and contagious energy. I painstakingly planned this meal nearly a week in advance, ordering the pasta shells, pelati, ricotta and mozzarella online via […] Read more…

Seriously Satiating Sandwich

Apologies at the outset for keeping this post brief.  This sandwich came as a breath of fresh air on a boring mid week night, when I didn’t have the energy (or patience) to COOK. Yes, this is more assembly than cooking- see for yourself! Makes 2 serving as a whole dinner or halve it for […] Read more…

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