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Diwali the victory of Light over Darkness

Today ,my family and friends celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali or Deepavali. This festival is celebrated by Hindus all over the world each with their own unique customs and traditions. In India it is a 5 day long celebration and in other parts of the world it is a Public Holiday/Bank Holiday. Here in South Africa we have to…

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#TuesdayTruth

To Change or not to Change ?

Life is funny sometimes, well actually most times. We all want to change the world  and save the world. But before we can become a Superhero and wear a cape,  we ourselves need to change. Rumi is one of my favourite poets ever. He was a 13th century Poet of Persian origin. His works have been translated into several different…

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Food, Recipes

A dish fit for a King

I love cooking and trying out my take on Fusion cooking in the kitchen. The kitchen is my happy place. I love cooking for my loved ones and it is not a chore but rather a labour of Love. This is a trait or gene I defo got from my grandmother. Weekends are when I tend to spoil my family…

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#LocalisLekker, Reviews

Yudhika's Memoirs

The word memoirs brings to mind history,family ,heritage and culture. Yudhika Sujanani, a local South African chef has captured this beautifully in her latest cook book called Memoirs.   This cookbook is so beautifully put together that it captivates the reader with the vibrant images and storytelling from the first page. In her third cook book Memoirs , Yudhika shares…

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Personals, Reviews

High Tea a very a British Tradition

I am a tea drinker though occasionally a cup of coffee is needed to face the day. Coming from an Indian home tea is a popular hot drink often in the form of Chai Tea which is made with spices. After living in London I learnt that any problem or news is shared or fixed over a cup of tea.…

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Personals, Reviews

The Tao of the SpiceGoddess

According to my WordPress blog site, the SpiceGoddess blog was offically born on the 21 August 2012. Prior to that I was writing blog posts on another site. The closure of this site prompted me to start my own site and save my work before it was lost in the world wide web. Wordpress seemed to be the best option…

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Techno, Tips

Lessons for Instagram for Bloggers

About two years ago, I set up an Instagram (IG) account on my Tablet and forgot about it. At that point in time I had a mobile phone that did not allow me access to IG. This never bothered me much as I used Twitter my 1st Social Media love on a regular basis. So I continued blogging and tweeting…

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#TuesdayTruth

The Tao of why we need to UNPLUG #TuesdayTruth

Life and the world around us has a funny sense of teaching us lessons. Each lesson I learn makes me realise just how much I need to still learn. Learning never ends and we should always be enriching our lives with experiences and information. Over the weekend, my mobile phone went on a weird moment and ended up on a…

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Recipes

Indian with a Mexican Twist

I love experimenting in the kitchen. Fusion cooking is what I enjoy, drawing inspiration from my Indian cultural heritage and my travel adventures. During our fasting month it is very easy to get tired and bored eating vegetable curries. I for one am not a fan of certain vegetables so I tend to create fusion dishes for my family. A…

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Personals

Marharba November

And with what seems like a blink of an eye, we are now one month closer to saying Farewell 2015. But it also means we have the chance to make each day that remains amazing. For me personally this time of year is rather busy with exams,end of year events and the dreaded marking. Marharba November ! I welcome you…

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