Day Trip from London~ Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford

William Shakespeare’s house in Stratford-upon-Avon

There was one thing clear in my mind when we were planning our trip to London. There was no way that I would go there and not go to Shakespeare’s house at Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford University. After a little research, we did find a day tour that would take us to Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, Cotswolds, and Oxfordshire.
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Trip to London ~ Traveling through London Part 1

A trip to London has always been high on my wish list. Not because an umpteen number of Bollywood movies have had London as their setting, but due to the fact that I am from Calcutta (erstwhile Kolkata, as the British would call it) and have always been intrigued by the institutions and ways of the English.

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Banana Walnut Cake Recipe

This Banana Walnut Cake is easy-peasy when you want to bake something delicious for your family without going overboard with frosting, etc. The texture of this cake is amazing as the sour cream makes it very moist, and it stays moist for two-three days.

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Instant Pot Punjabi Chole Recipe | Savory Indian Chickpeas | How to make Chana Masala

Chole Masala or Chana Masala ~ a popular north-Indian savory dish of spiced garbanzo beans or chickpeas is the answer to everything. Be it weekday dinner, be it a vegetarian dish on the table for a dinner party or a delicious Indian dish if you are vegan and eat only gluten free, it’s great for all occasions. Continue reading

Saffron Sandesh Recipe | Saffron Sweet Cheese Fudge Recipe | How to make Bengali Saffron Sondesh

Saffron Sandesh Recipe, Bengali Saffron Shondesh Recipe, How to make Saffron Shondesh, Bengali sweet cheese fudge recipe, Indian dessert recipeSpring is here and so are all the New Years that’s celebrated in all different regions of India. This recipe is the quick method to make these popular sweet fudgy cheese treats or ‘Shondesh’. ‘Sandesh’ or ‘Shondesh’ is a popular sweet treat from eastern India (Bengal) and comes in a variety of flavors. The main ingredient is milk. That’s made into fresh cheese which is then cooked with flavors to make different types of ‘shondesh’. My recipes for making these sweet treats is here:
Recipe for cheese for ‘shondesh’ is here. 
Recipe for Rose Sandesh is here.

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Trip to London ~ The National Gallery at Trafalgar Square

National Portrait Gallery London UK The National Gallery, right on Trafalgar Square, is a marvellous collection of artwork, specifically paintings, that cannot and must not be missed by anyone who is visiting London. The art museum houses Western European artwork from the 13th to the 19th century.

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Tomato-Date Chutney Recipe | Bengali Tomato Khejur Chutney | How to make easy Indian Chutney

Tomato Khejur-er Chutney Recipe, Bengali Tomato Dates Raisin Chutney, Indian Chutney Recipe
Tomato Date Raisins Chutney, Tomato Khejur-er Chutney or Indian Chutney – this recipe is a popular relish served in Bengali weddings or for a meal at home, at the very end just before dessert. It is easy to make and is an aromatic, flavorful sweet ending to any meal. Also it’s completely vegan and gluten free!
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The Kati Roll Company (New York) Review – Calcutta Rolls in USA

The Kati Roll Company New York Review, Calcutta Rolls in USA, Kolkata kati roll

The famous rolls from Calcutta or Kolkata, make it to the West – all thanks to The Kati Roll Company. This little eatery tucked away in New York city can do a ton of good for your taste buds.

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Orange-infused Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Easy orange-infused garlic lemon shrimp pasta recipe, simple pasta dinner recipe, no-cheese lemon garlic shrimp pasta recipe

An easy, luscious gluten-free pasta recipe with shrimps. Easy weeknight meal or can be a fancy dinner for guests.

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The Nolen Gur Series: Part IV ~ Nolen Gur-er Eggless Loaf Cake Recipe

Nolen Gur-er Eggless Cake Recipe,, Nolen Gur Cake Original Recipe

I have gone a tad bit overboard with Nolen Gur, here on my blog. As a personal favorite, I have loved the flavor, fragrance, and the sweetness it gives. Moreover, my post on Nolen Gur and why it’s unique has grabbed a lot of attention, especially these winter months when it’s freshly available in the market. You can find the post here ~ https://anartsyappetite.com/nolen-gur-uniquely-bengal/
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