Brass Planters | DIY Natural Chemical-free Brass Cleaner for tarnished brass | How to easily clean brass at home


I feel like I’ve not posted a DIY in ages. So to make your home sparkle in the New Year, I’ve found this easy, natural, solution to polish tarnished brass and loving the idea that it’s completely chemical-free.

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Nolen Gur (a Winter Delicacy from Bengal) ~ All About the Golden Jaggery and Nolen Gur Recipes

Nolen Gur-er Eggless Cake Recipe,, Nolen Gur Cake Original Recipe, jhola gur, liquid nolen gur
I have very carefully compiled a little series of Nolen Gur dessert recipes. It so happens that the post on Nolen Gur is my most viewed post consecutively for two years now. So I decided to compile all my Nolen Gur recipes here in one single blog post. And I will add to it as I keep making more desserts with this seasonal wonder, over the years!  
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New York City during the Christmas Holidays | Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Winter Village in Bryant Park | NYC Christmas Photography

New York during Winter Holidays ~ Winter Village in Bryant Park

I blogged about my trip to London last December. The photo blogs are all here:

The National Library at London

London Trip Part 1 ~ Walking through London City

London Trip Part 2 ~ Warwick Castle, Startford-upon-Avon, Oxford

On the way back, we transited through New York and stayed there for two days to see the city in all it’s Christmas attire.  
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Indo-Chinese Chilli Chicken Recipe | How to make indian chinese chilli chicken at home

I was looking through my Chicken dishes on the blog and realized I have made a variety of chicken dishes like

The all time favorite Tandoori Chicken
Thai Basil Chicken or Pad Kra Pao Gai
Chicken and Potato Herb Roast (a delicious one-pot roast meal)

However, this recipe takes me straight back home to the comforts of the Indian winter air. Continue reading

Chocolate Shondesh Recipe (Chocolate sweet cheese fudge) | How to make easy Bengali Sandesh at home

Chocolate Sandesh is a “new-age” ‘Shondesh’ that took the Calcutta sweet shops by storm when it was discovered that freshly made ‘chhana’ (ricotta cheese) and chocolate, when combined, could do wonders even for an Indian mithai. 

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