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Chocolate Walnut Biscotti

Easy to bake and easy to store, this Chocolate Walnut Biscotti will pair perfectly with your morning cup of tea/coffee or a glass of milk. These dry, twice-baked Italian cookies are moreish and so nifty that you can even pair them with an ice cream and serve as dessert, or serve them with a glass of wine. Unlike most cookies, biscotti lasts for few weeks in an airtight jar.

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Banana, Granola Toasted Walnut Breakfast Muffins

A new week, a new meal plan, more to-do(s) to check but it all starts with breakfast muffins and tea. After a fun filled weekend, Monday mornings comes as a struggle to me. Especially, ever since Avyan started school. Although I get the entire day to myself to finish all my work in peace, the mornings are crazy. Preparing and packing lunch boxes for my boys, fixing a quick breakfast for us, waking Avyan from his snoring zone and getting him ready for school. The two hours feel really short. In between all this, my stomach growls continuously! Arvind makes…

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Rosemary-Walnut Loaf Cake

The cake, a book and some hot tea; joy in simple pleasures! I grew up eating a lot of home-baked vanilla flavored cake with no frosting. We didn't have a cookie jar to dig in after school but we had a cake box that would hardly be empty. Ma didn't need any special occasion, she just needed some free time in hand and our lunch box would definitely have a piece of cake in it.

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Spinach Pesto with Roasted Garlic

These past few weeks have been really crazy. I missed my camera, missed visiting my favorite blogs and there is so much to catch up. In between all the packing and unpacking, I was hardly getting any time to breathe. Yes, we moved to a new apt and we are still settling down. Today, I found some time in hand to share one of our all-time favorite sauce for pasta, favorite spread for bread and favorite dip for the chips - Pesto!