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The Spiceries: Goda Masala a.k.a The Sweet One

“Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I’m taking with me when I go”

Erma Bombeck

For me, it is definitely this one. Goda Masala

Goda Masala: The Sweet One

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The Spiceries, spices I use in my Indian kitchen: Chilli powder

The Scarlet Magnificence

“The secret of happiness is variety, but the secret of variety, like the secret of all spices, is knowing when to use it.”

-Daniel Gilbert


Dread the red?

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10 YouTubers you need to subscribe to NOW!!

I love YouTube,period. Although YouTube has been around for quite a few years, it became an important part of my daily routine only recently. Well, in 2014 actually. In the new city, YouTubers became my friends and advisors on various of my household problems. More than entertainment, for me, they are honestly a very important and free source of learning, inspiration, and motivation. So before I end up rambling again for 1000 words, here is my favourite list of 10 YouTubers (I am subscribed to 148 YouTubers) till date. It was so difficult to pick my favourites as each of them is unique in their own special way. To follow them on Instagram or any other social media check their description box below the video on YouTube as most/all of them provide that information there. Continue reading

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10 tried and tested ways to save money in the kitchen (Part 1)

Are you a wannabe frugal? Tired of throwing away unused produce in the green bin? Fed up of spending hundreds of dollars on ordering food at the last-minute because your refrigerator was empty? Would you like to start saving money in your kitchen?

If you answered any of the above questions with a yes, you are at the right place. Trust me, these won’t hurt your taste buds, wallet or the environment. They are completely frugal, small changes which will save you big bucks in the long run.

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Steps to saving money and reducing food wastage in the kitchen

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Planning to cook Indian food? Don’t forget this important Indian spice- The Spiceries

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Turmeric- The one with the Midas touch

If you are looking to start cooking Indian food at home, then here is a staple spice you cannot miss. The simplicity of this spice is it’s most essential appeal.

Turmeric, me and childhood.

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Indian Spices I cannot cook without… The Spiceries

Being an Indian, I have inherited a few traits from my motherland. First being the love for colour: in my wardrobe, food, festivals, home décor or even nails sometimes, the more the merrier and second being my culinary dependence on spices. They both influence each other in some way I believe. Do you notice any similarity in the pictures below? I am sure you will.

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