Deepa Makwana

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Coconut Cake Recipe “Happy Mothers Day”

Because Mum is not baking on Mothers Day!!! Here is your opportunity to treat your Ma with something special, sweet and tasty! This home made coconut …

Chai Masala Tea Cake

As the holiday season fast approaches, I decided to make my very own “Chai Masala Tea Cake” or Spice Tea Cake. Indian tea is made by brewing black …

Indian Masala Toasted Cheese Sandwich

Being the foodie I am, I am always trying to think of fun things to cook and eat! I love Indian samosas….but I also love grilled cheese! Wrapping …

Hawaiian Love – Maui & Kauai

Hawaii is a vision of luscious green beauty, wind-rustled palm trees casting shadows on turquoise waters and people snorkeling above reefs seeking …

Italy – You Little Beauty

Italy is an eccentric and beautiful country. Whether you are visiting the Vatican city, buying lemons from Amalfi or taking pictures of the leaning …

Sending A Greeting Card

When was the last time you received a greeting card?<p>Just to be clear when I am talking about greeting cards, I am not talking about text messages, …

A First Timer’s Guide to Afternoon Tea

Place napkin on your lap.<p>Pick a tea you like (if unfamiliar stick to English Breakfast Tea).<p>Select the type of afternoon tea you would like (sandwich …

Scrumptious Scones

Kathleen’s Tea Room (2014 & 2015)<p>Birthdays are always Fun! Especially if you are in NY. There are lots of amazing places to go and fun things to do. …

Strawberry & Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bake

Happy Labor Day Weekend. Yes, it’s the weekend and we have an extra day off! The world is a happy place again and we all know what that means… it’s …

Forking Good Food: Washington DC

Moving from London to New York meant I had to give up my love for Nandos. However, when I was visiting DC, I found out there were three Nandos …

Forking Good Food: Rhode Island

<b>Forking Good Food: Newport Rhode Island</b><p>This is a cute little place by the Marina. There is an outside and inside seating area. I would recommend the …

Forking Good Food: Vermont

My husband and I spent a weekend in Burlington, Vermont for our third wedding anniversary. Being the foodie I am, finding the best places to eat can …

Appealing and Festive Vegetarian Appetizers

Each year for Thanksgiving we like to have a large family dinner here on our reservation. We have a good sized extended family and eating together, …

Meat Free Mondays - 7 Recipes for National Vegetarian Week 2015

Meat Free Mondays is a fabulous way to promote a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle and what better time to promote it than National Vegetarian Week.<br>The …

30 Minute Vegetarian Thai Chili

I love a good checklist. I derive great satisfaction from checking things off my lists. I’ve even been known to put something that I’ve already …

10 Best Restaurants for Vegetarian Food in New York (Even if You’re Not a Vegetarian!), 2013 Edition

There are plenty of vegetarian-friendly restaurants in New York. Some deal in chewy gluten strips and meat facsimiles, others turn out raw foods and …

The Green Card Mile… A Little closer to becoming an American

<b>EVEN</b> though we are a legitimately married couple who fell in love and decided to get married quickly (by quickly I mean we got engaged in 3 total …

Homesickness: “London is a distant memory”

<b>THE</b> sadness comes in waves. Sometimes it hits me when I least expect it. Looking out of the train window at the sheets of white snow covering the …