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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

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I’ll call it “Warm up spice mix for fall/winter – Pumpkin Spice Mix”. It’s super easy and needs just 4 ingredients to make this mix. Why spend the extra money to buy a store-bought mix when we can easily make our own right at home? Pumpkin pie spice mix is ... more

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Hung Curd

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Hung Curd

Hung curd is simply yogurt whose water/whey has been drained completely. Hung curd is extremely delicious and has smooth creamy texture. Hung curd is very healthy, low in fat and rich in nutrients and minerals. Hung curd can be used for many recipes like for the Marinating Paneer Tikka or ... more

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Fresh Blueberry Sauce / Compote

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Blueberry Compote Sauce

Blueberry sauce/ compote is flavourful and refreshing with minimum effort. This beautiful purplish-blue, thick sauce can transform even the simplest dessert into a special occasion dessert. This sauce can be used as a topping or filling for a cheesecake or can be added to ice creams, cake mix, layered custard ... more

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Yogurt / Curd / Dahi

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I have been eating and making homemade yogurt since childhood. Homemade yogurt is seriously creamy and good. Making curd/yogurt does not need any fancy tools or equipment. It is easy to make and requires very few ingredients. This yogurt is very healthy, sugarless and no preservatives. Yogurt/Curd can be eaten ... more

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Spinach Purée

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Spinach Puree

This thick green spinach puree can be used as the base sauce for many recipes like Spinach soups, rice, pasta, creamy bakes dishes etc. Spinach puree is loaded with Vitamins, essential minerals, and dietary fiber. This green puree is easy and quick to make and can be made ahead of ... more

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How to cook PASTA

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How to cook Pasta

Cooking pasta is very easy but cooking it rightly is trickiest. Pasta tastes delicious when not too mushy yet not too chewy, cooked to perfection. I prefer my pasta perfectly cooked (yet it should hold the shape) as it is easier for digestion. Ingredients 4 Quarts – Water Large Pot ... more

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Red Pasta Sauce / Pizza Sauce / Marinara Sauce / Tomato Sauce

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Red Tomato Sauce

This super easy red sauce recipe can be used as pasta sauce, pizza sauce or marinara by slight variations. Shelf life: at least 2 weeks in the fridge and 6 months in the freezer. Ingredients 2 pounds – Fresh Ripe Roma Tomatoes, peeled and seeded (to peel the skin: cut ... more

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Whipped Cream

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Homemade Whipped Cream

This basic homemade whipped cream is easy and tasty. It can be used as a base for ice creams or can be a creamy topping for desserts.  There are different stages while whipping a cream – Soft peaks, medium peaks and stiff peaks. It is very important to know what kind ... more

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Fresh Strawberry Sauce / Compote

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Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Strawberry sauce is a delicious blend of pureed strawberry and sugar. This fresh fruit sauce is packed with a lot of flavour with minimum effort. This beautiful red, thick sauce can transform even the simplest dessert into a special occasion dessert. This sauce can be used as a topping or ... more

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Fresh Strawberry Puree

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Fresh Strawberry Puree

This strawberry puree adds life to any dessert as it has a refreshing, fun, fruity taste. Strawberry puree can be used as a topping to any dessert or can be used in recipes calling for puree. Since the strawberry season is so short, you can make a big batch and ... more

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