Summer has hit Bangalore hard and sent us hurtling to our freezers, to pack our drinks with ice. I’m not a big fan of ice in my drinks, but come summer and it changes everything. Today, three of us food blogger friends drove some 25 kilometers in search of props for food photos and thanks to the hea
Pineapple Gojju is a delicious sweet, sour, spicy curry from Karnataka, made using pineapples, best had with steamed rice. Get the authentic recipe from Karnataka here!
Read about fenugreek seeds and its benefits and get the authentic recipe for a mouthwateringly good Venthaya Kuzhambu, that goes very well with steamed rice.
Yesterday, I had the 3rd edition of my bread baking workshop – Breaking Bread. We made a rocket-basil-yellow cherry tomato pizza from scratch. Fluffy golden Mumbai pav was served with bhaaji. The cinnamon rolls we made today were turned extra special by adding raisins and orange zest soaked in brand
Ragi, flaxseed, jaggery, ginger, sesame seeds – you might wonder what these utterly healthy ingredients are doing in a cookie! You might even think it’s a complete madhouse of an idea. Ragi / nachni / mandwa / finger millets have been an Indian superfood well before everyone and their uncle started
What’s the connection between a little black dress, a good pair of blue jeans and a chocolate cake recipe? Like the importance of a good pair of jeans or a little black dress (okay, may be not) in the wardrobe, everyone needs a good, reliable chocolate cake recipe in their cooking repertoire. A choc
At the beginning of 2013, I asked for your feedback on my Facebook Page on the kind of things you’d like to see on the blog this year and that I’ll try and incorporate some of your recipe requests. And the one thing that was a popular demand was a healthy loaf of bread. So here’s my attempt to share
I was looking for something blow-your-socks off sinful to make this Diwali to take to a friends’ place tonight and also for the kids in my complex for the Diwali Party. And thank you, Pinterest, for leading me to the right place. I found this piece of awesomeness on this blog and one look at her pi
This authentic recipe for Punjabi style Khatti Meethi Kaddu ki Sabzi comes from a friend’s mother who is a brilliant cook. This is THE sabzi to eat with Pooris.
Recipe for Okkarai – a traditional Diwali recipe from my family that uses chana dal and jaggery
I am not a big fan of store bought cereals. However I do stock whole wheat flakes and unsweetened cornflakes for breakfast in a hurry. Buying boxed cereals with sugar and salt overload are totally avoidable as the first meal of the day. Oats is another regular during breakfast hours. That is one thi
Steaming hot upma is served This recipe is another example of how simple traditional Tamil Brahmin cuisine is. No frills, no laundry-list of ingredients and yet divine in taste. In earlier times, rice rava used to be painstakingly prepared at home by picking, washing and draining the rice. It then u