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Amuse-Bouche



However well-read or well-traveled you are, when you're ensconced in a world of big things, you tend to stop noticing little things around you. The pleasure of witnessing life in tiny things and feeling a sense of marvel at the size of these things makes me a really happy person.

Have you seen Nigella Lawson gulp down an Amuse-bouche and the way she goes ‘mmmmm’?  Have you seen Kylie Kwong savoring a mini-pizza and going ‘mmm Delichussss’? How something so tiny can look so appetizing and taste so amazing is certainly something to ponder about for others but my love for mini-samosas, mini-pizzas and other bite-sized things cannot be undermined. In this post, I will be showing you how crazy I am about tiny things, immaterial of how random they can be. For those who are expecting a gastronomical post, please excuse me. I am yet to try making real Amuse Bouches  J this post is an artsy craftsy one! J


 

My little Ganesh who is as small as my little finger nail but as powerful as you know it. It is one of my hobbies to collect different sized idols of Lord Ganesh and this one is the tiniest of all J
 
For all my craft work like quilling, collaging, I use these tiny scissors and tapes. They are so cute, I can’t do without them J


Meet ‘Sticky’, my cute, tiny, ring-finger sized plastic lizard J I carry her with me all the time, not to play pranks on someone but to do away with my fear of lizards.


I have a tiny toys collection too! Have a look at my little tweety bird and my glassy little teddy bear J


Quilling is one of my hobbies and I love to make tiny earrings out of strips of color paper. It is my muse! J

That pretty much sums up my love for amuse-bouches of all kinds! J


* Wiki's Definition of Amuse-Bouche - A small/bite-sized savory item of food served as an appetizer before a meal

 

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  1. Thanks for sharing photos of your tiny collections that matter to you the most. I love the Lord Ganesha. Now, talking about the Amuse-Bouche, where is the wine to go with it?

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    1. Thank you SG :)
      //Now, talking about the Amuse-Bouche, where is the wine to go with it?// :)) I didn't know wine is had along with it... must be a great combo!

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  2. Your little tiny collection is so cute!

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  3. Hello! I am visiting your blog through the A-Z challenge. I am fascinated with your "A" post. I agree - there is such beauty in the little things and I write about that a lot.

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    1. Thanks a bunch, Kathleen! :) Glad you like it! :)

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  4. Your creations are very cute, thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you, Robyn! :) Welcome to my blog!

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  5. It's always the little things that keeps me happy too :D I absolutely loved your photographs :D Beautiful :)

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  6. Love that lil Ganesha! Does the lizard toy help in doing away with the fear for lizards? I hate Lizzy aunties and they scare me a LOT too. :|

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    1. Thanks a lot Shilpa! :)
      Yes, in fact it helps me in a way.. although I know where exactly I have kept her in my purse, I still get goose bumps when I open it up.. now, I kind of don't mind the big ones... tiny ones peel off from the ceiling too easily and they are super scared too.. hopefully, my fear will go away soon with sticky around :)

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