Archive for April, 2015

Whip it up with Asim!

One of the perks of working at a place like Lavonne is that we’re always surrounded by scrumptious food, delightful aromas, and of course fun and creative people. And while you would think our chefs and their kitchen staff are the only pastry pros in the house, you would be surprised to know that every…

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Tango with the Indian Mango

Come summer and the air smells so much sweeter, thanks to the goodness of mangoes! Belonging to the genus Mangifera, the mango is native to South and Southeast Asia, from where it has been distributed worldwide to become one of the most cultivated fruits in the tropics. The center of diversity of the Mangifera genus…

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April Showers and Mango Mania

Summers are synonymous with mangoes. The saccharine, sultry smell floods the markets by mid March and now that we’re in the middle of April, everyone seems to be going bananas over mangoes! After all, this aroma officially announces the arrival of two months of vacation, scorching days ahead (hopefully seasoned with summer showers) and of…

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Demystifying the Easter egg

Easter is just a few hours away and this means celebration for Christians around the world. The festival is synonymous with renewed hope, thanksgiving, celebration and feasting, among a whole lot of other amazing beliefs, customs, and sentiments. This is also that time of the year when the whiff of mouthwatering treats from the kitchen…

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