Posts Tagged ‘New Year’s Eve’

Celebrating my birthday with an Indian Vegan buffet

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A new year has begun, we ended the old one with my birthday and an Indian vegan buffet, based on some new cookbooks I just received. We cooked our own Indian feast at home, even explored traditional street food popular across India. Our palates discovered a world of spice-packed, fragrance rich, wonderfully flavoured food with intoxicating aromas. It was love at first bite, just simple and delicious home cooking, quick, easy and healthy recipes, with the family in the evening devouring complex, sweet, savory, a bit spicy dishes and homemade chutneys.

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Bells are ringing… on New Year’s Eve

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There are loads of decommissioned cloister bells to be found in the antique shops here in the region. And I must admit, when a bell, no matter how tiny or big, is stuck away somewhere on a flea market, its attraction magically weaves itself around me and I have no choice but to go, look at it and hear its chime. A desperate husband knows his fate… a new one will have to be hung up around the house. (more…)