Strawberry Balsamic Preserve Recipe adapted from Epicurious If it’s strawberry season, you cannot NOT make this super easy strawberry jam / preserve. You kids will love it. YOU will love it! Just 4 ingredients & two bottles of delicious preserve.
Flaxseed Molaga Podi | Spiced Flaxseed Lentil powder
What’s the best way to jazz up an Indian meal? I’d say “condiments”. Chutneys, pickles, podis, kachumber added to a couple of vegetables, dal, rotis and rice can turn your dish into a full fledged Indian thaali. Goodness, my mouth waters even as I type out these words! Sigh, there’s no hope for me :-/
Source: Wikimedia commons Chow chow doesn’t mean eating twice. It is the name of a squash. Tambrahms and their obsession with all vegetables of the gourd family is legendary. Such a gourd-loving community we are. Give us a gourd and we’ll make a koottu, a curry or a thogayal out of it and call it a
A little cafe surrounded by a kitchen garden – windows with fluttering lace curtains – a big oven on one side – cinnamon, yeast, vanilla scents in the air – sounds of happy chatter – the aroma of fresh coffee brewing – people waiting in anticipation of a simple good time – a cup of good coffee or ch
During my early blogging days, I posted pics of tomato chutney made with both red and green tomatoes and wrote that I’ll post the recipe soon. That ‘soon’ never came until Sowmya posted a comment on that old post, a couple of days ago asking for the recipe. Since it also fits with my theme of the mo
1 mango, and 6 minutes in the microwave can give you this 100% homemade, instant mango jam. Get a piece of buttered toast and we are ready to roll. Recipe here!
Tomato Salsa made in a Mortar-Pestle is a quick 5 minute condiment that will add zing to any meal. Get the mouth watering!
Ask any Indian what their favourite herb is – more often than not the answer will be coriander or cilantro, as it is called in some other countries. The main reasons for this being availability, tradition and also the way it goes perfectly with most Indian flavours. The vibrant grassy scent of coria
The ridge gourd was never a part of my veggie-shopping list until I started making this traditional south Indian Chutney called Peerkangai Thuvaiyal. The spiciness from the red chillies, the tanginess from the tamarind and the authentic south Indian taste from the asafoetida make it a delight to eat
The first time I came across Baba Gannoush ( Pronounced “Ga-NOOSH”) was at Basha, a Greek restaurant in Rochester, NY-where they had accidentally brought this onto our table instead of Hummus. One taste of the stuff and I knew that it was surely smoked brinjal and not chickpeas that I was tasting Ba