Almond Thumbprint cookies with cherry jam

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This time of the year is always my favorite time. Holiday season means cookie swaps, food bloggers swap and many more things related to food. Since few years, I have been participating in food bloggers cookie swap. It is exciting to be part of such a big swap happening in the blogging world. We have to sign up to be included and then you receive three different bloggers to send cookies to. And, three other bloggers send us cookies. Since, I had signed up I was thinking everyday  what cookie to send out and also try out for myself. After giving a lot of thought finally decided to make almond thumbprint cookies since I saw them here Continue reading “Almond Thumbprint cookies with cherry jam”

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Mango Creme Doughnuts

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I know, it has been a long overdue for a recipe or an update from me. I still have to share with you my readers about the Greece trip. But, before I could share  everything about our trip;I would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year! And, a recipe of Mango creme filled donuts or doughnuts. Whatever you might wanna spell it as. I don’t care about how you spell it; I only care about the doughnuts. Don’t you..too..

DSC_6355 (2)Since, so many months I have been dreaming of making doughnuts at home and fill them up with some delicious mango creme. So, I did some research for a good doughnut recipe and came across one and decided that the first thing we eat on the New Year’s day should be a doughnut. Ahh, I did it! I started my New Year with a nice, soft, pillowy doughnut filled with sunshine. They are so good. I think I kept on tasting until my stomach begged no more. Wait, I have to before passing on the recipe. I have no choice. Somebody gotta do the tough job  of eating 🙂  Continue reading “Mango Creme Doughnuts”

Ramp and Rhubarb Chutney- Hurray Its Ramp season!

Ramp and Rhubarb Chutney

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The ramp, sometimes called wild leek, is a wild onion native to North America. Though the bulb resembles that of a scallion, the beautiful flat, broad leaves set it apart.The flavor and odor of ramps is usually compared to a combination of onions and garlic and  is an early spring vegetable, a perennial wild onion with a strong garlic-like odor and a pronounced onion flavor. Continue reading “Ramp and Rhubarb Chutney- Hurray Its Ramp season!”

Almond Berry Muffins!

These fabulous berry muffins are awesome and healthy. When I was looking for a perfect muffin recipe I found this one and adapted to my and Mr. Picky eater’s taste. They are fabulous as I substituted the flour with almond meal, it immediately changed the texture and is not at all floury. They are nutritious as well tasty and makes a good morning breakfast. We both ate this for a week and could not stop raving about the taste.

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 Almond Berry Muffins slightly adapted from here

Ingredients:

1 cup of All Purpose Flour

1 Cup of Almond Meal plus 2 Tbsp for the topping

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

 1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup Greek yogurt or sour cream

 2 tablespoons buttermilk

1/4 cup vegetable oil

 1 egg

Zest of 1/2 a lemon

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1 1/2 cup fresh blueberries and strawberries

( you can use either one type of berry or different varieties like raspberry, blackberry etc)

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