Happy Holiday Wishes and Some News…

by Urvashee on December 22, 2011 · 5 comments

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I’ve taking a break from my kitchen this week so there has not been much baking going on here. However, I wanted to share some exciting news with you and wish everyone Happy Holidays. First, I hope everyone had a fabulous week enjoying the holiday season. I certainly did since I was away some place warm enjoying the sun, water, and cool drinks. But, I’m back now and looking forward to starting the new year. Hopefully, this will be a better blogging year than the last. Lol! I know, I keep saying that! As always, I am so thankful to have such wonderful readers, Twitter friends and Facebook fans and hope you will continue to stick with me. Happy holidays to all of you. Enjoy what’s left of 2011 and I wish you the best for 2012.

And now for the news…A few weeks ago I was contacted by the Hindustan Times to do a feature for DIY Christmas cookies in their city supplement for Delhi. I was completely swamped and unprepared with any ideas but the writer doing the feature was quite persistent and I knew this was not an opportunity to let go. So I did a redo on my chocolate naan khatai by making a colorful Christmas version. For those of you that missed that post, naan khatai are Indian sugar cookies that are eggless and spiced with cardamom. The newspaper article features a step by step photo tutorial on how to make the naan khatai pinwheels you see here. They have an e-paper edition and you can view the feature here.  I’ve added the copy of the epaper here.

So there it is, my first published recipe in print! I can’t tell you how good it feels.

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Barbara @ Barbara Bakes December 24, 2011 at 9:04 am

It’s a gorgeous cookie! Congratulations on being published.

Paula December 24, 2011 at 7:01 pm

Congratulations, for not only being offered this opportunity but for seizing it when it came along. The cookie is beautiful. Best wishes for a lovely Christmas and many more such wonderful events to come your way. Well deserved.

Dessarts December 24, 2011 at 7:53 pm

Thanks so much ladies! Happy Holidays to you too!

Delight December 26, 2011 at 6:44 pm

Absoutely neat and creative work. Beautiful pictures.
Good job!!

Sheetal G December 27, 2011 at 1:54 pm

Congratulations on the newspaper article! Hope that there are many more to come! I check in on the blog weekly so I’m glad to hear that there will be more!
I hope you and S and V had a great holiday. Happy New Year!!!

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