Québec City: A French Rendezvous in North America

Fairmont Frontenac

The majestic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

LONG POST ALERT!

If you have been following our travels on Instagram, you know we recently returned from a short trip to Canada. Québec City & Montreal to be exact. You would also know that we went crazy, made lists of places to see, foods to eat, things to do and to top it all, we color coded the lists. Pffft, you say!

Since we haven’t done a travel post in a long time (click here to view our previous ones and come see us for the many missing ones!), the Canada series will hopefully include two posts on our travel, stay & food experience in the beautiful cities. You must think, we’ve spent such a long time to put up this first post, how long before the next one. But who’s late for their train, huh? We know it’s been over a 10 days we are back but just (a) getting the pictures together (b) sorting them out (c) trying hard not to shortlist every picture (d) making sure we don’t overload you with info and (e) getting the blogging groove back, takes some time, patience and the persistent lack of concentration just doesn’t help. Excuses excuses! But you have to agree that to enjoy your travels and document them at the same time can be pretty challenging.

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Fish Taco Rice Bowl

Fish Taco Rice Bowl 2

Hello there, fellow foodies (or not). The CeeBees are actually checking in with a recipe today! After all the eating out Instagram-ing the past few weeks, we thought it’s time we get back to basics. Normally, not many fish recipes make it on the blog. The main reason being, it goes from the pan to the plate into our bellies within a span of 20 minutes from when the cooking process starts. That’s just how …

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Story of a Robot Man by Matthew P. Scholle

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  Of late, a lot of our friends are showcasing their hidden talents or rather, publishing their not-so-commonly known flairs in print! If you follow our blog, you must have seen me gloat about a recent book release by a close friend. Well, this is another gloat-post, also about a book, this time a children’s book: Story of a Robot Man by Matthew P. Scholle. The author & illustrator behind this book is our good …

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Fig Chutney

Fig Chutney

Fresh Figs = Fig Chutney or goodness in a jar, as we like to call it. We Indians love chutneys and I can say safely that most Indian households have some form of chutney in their refrigerators all through the year. We, north-Indians, love a dollop of (almost any) chutney (along with some pickle) with our staple: dal-chawal. We also don’t mind slathering some green coriander & mint chutney on our breakfast sandwiches. And oh, …

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Seven Attempts by Saionton Basu

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Hello there, peeps! Hope you’re all having a decent week considering the not so wonderful things happening around the world. Well, today’s post is not about food or a recipe. It is about a book. Nope. We amateur (read: wannabe) cooks are not (at least yet) coming out with a cookbook. That is still sometime and some more experience away. This post is about a book a dear friend of mine is releasing soon. I …

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Orange Cardamom Yogurt Cake

Orange Cardamom Cake

Well, it’s just been a terribly long time you saw us around the blogosphere. No stories this time around. We’ll jump right into some orange cardamom-y goodness! We thought this would be a good way to break the ice and distract you from our real (read: lame) reasons for being MIA. So, some of you who still follow us on Instagram must remember that this delicious chai time cake made its first appearance on social …

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Sugar free Baby Smash Cake

Sugar free Baby Smash Cake

Hello everyone, this is Aditi checking in for the CeeBees. Yeah, we’ve not been around for a while now despite my many declarations of wanting to blog and be around more often. I think I could/ should (you decide) now write a post on how to take countless blogging hiatus (or hiatuses, I am still researching on the actual existence of the plural form of hiatus, any views?) and excuses to make on your return …

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Healthy Berrylicious Whole Wheat Crepes with a Greek Yogurt Filling

Healthy Berrylicious Whole Wheat Crepes with a Greek Yogurt Filling

Yesterday, in 2007 the final episode of Gilmore Girls was aired. It was only 7 years later that I started watching what is now my favorite TV show ever! EVER. Period (psstt..judge me all you want). So, very recently I completed watching all 7 seasons and since then I am having withdrawal symptoms. The Mr. doesn’t understand this but to my utmost delight he took me to Stars Hollow (for those who don’t know, Stars …

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Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

On one cold winter morning in the hills somewhere in Ohio in a beautiful little inn, we had the best granola ever (along with the best ever breakfast muffins). Both N & I love our granola flaky and for lack of a better word not chunky. This granola was perfect. The chef would obviously not tell us the recipe and so a year later we went back to the same inn to eat the same …

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Crispy Karela (Bitter Gourd) Stir Fry

Karela Stir Fry

We are food bloggers but we eat normal everyday food too! You wonder why I started this post with such an odd comment? No. Not because we’re cooking bitter gourd today.  Let me tell you why. I think there is this expectation the world has from us food bloggers that we cook and eat exotic food every single meal of our life. I am not sure if many of my blogger friends hear this comment …

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