Beans and greens are a classic combination in many of the world cuisines. This delicious salad made using cooked double beans and greens, South Indian style is super healthy!
Archives for January 2010
‘Tis the season of fresh green peas and while I always have on hand large packet of frozen peas, the taste of fresh green peas is something else. There is an extremely simple recipe – which my friend had shared with me last season, where if you buy large quantities of peas, say 2 kilos or so, you sh
As kids, most of us have this love affair with Tutti Frutti, be it in ice cream or in fruit-bread or in cakes. I had bought some in different colours for the christmas fruit cake and some leftovers were asking to be baked into fresh fruit buns. I am a bit wary about letting Atri eat these tutti frut
Regional Indian cooking has such variety that it’s mind-boggling. Every culture has had it’s cookbook bible that it trusts to preserve the heritage and authenticity – Meenakshi Ammal is one such great lady who put down traditional Tamil cuisine in three volumes. Such books are not only wonderful to discover in our kitchens the kind of food that is hardly ever available in restaurants, but also to give a great insight into the other cultures in our country. I can say the same about some of the food blogs 🙂 Rasachandrika, written by Ambabai Samshi is one such cooking bible for Saraswat community – and I was glad to buy it a few months ago – this showcases Chitrapur Saraswat cooking
Combining the goodness of yellow pumpkin and dates in one cake, perfect for kids’ lunchbox or a tea time guilt-free treat.