Rava / Sooji Ladoo {Sweet Semolina Balls}

Rava / Sooji Ladoo {Sweet Semolina Balls}

I’ve been on a sweet making kick lately. Not much, but just a few ones every evening this week when the boys get home. I know, I really should have spaced them out for the blog or planned the posts … Continue reading

Poha-Sabudana Kheer {Flattened Rice And Tapioca Pearl Pudding}

Indians around the world are sure to be in a festive holiday mood this week with all the Diwali preps and celebrations. As with any Indian festival, the most important thing is of course, the food, especially the sweet treats. … Continue reading

Baked Parmesan Eggplant Fingers With Cilantro Tzatziki Sauce

Here, take a closer look at these beauties. I will wait till you ogle, drool and maybe whistle at these lovely things. These are eggplant/aubergine/brinjal finger ‘fries’ – thick slices of a fresh, plump eggplant coated with shredded parmesan cheese … Continue reading

Restaurant Style Kadai Fish Or Fish Karahi

A kadai or karahi is a metal cooking pot similar to a wok, but with a  flatter bottom and steeper sides. It is widely used in and around India to cook both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. The non-vegetarian version is … Continue reading

Upside-Down Apple And Cranberry Cake

Upside-Down Apple And Cranberry Cake

I love the look of a perfect upside-down cake, but I was so apprehensive of trying it on my own. Pineapple upside-down cake must be the most common and most favorite one throughout the world, but I saw a recipe … Continue reading

Mutton Biryani {Tamil Nadu Style}

I have a delicious dum biryani recipe on the blog, made by layering cooked rice and meat masala, and then slowly steaming it to meld the flavors together. In certain regions, biryani is prepared by cooking the rice, meat and … Continue reading

Crème Pâtissière Filled Mini Apple Tarts

The French have it all. The most romantic of all languages, beautiful places, good wine, gorgeous fashion and most importantly, amazing food. And no, I’ve never been to France, though it’s right at the top of my list. But I … Continue reading

Roasted Chicken And Ramen Noodles Soup

I hate it when my little Boy falls sick, even if it’s just the sniffles. I feel as if the universe conspires to make an otherwise sweet Boy feel miserable and sick. The biggest challenge when he is feeling down … Continue reading