on an impromptu break….. and reminder for WBB

this is just one of those things that happen when you least expect it!! my in laws are here and we had planned a week’s trip, first to the temple town of Tirumala, the richest pilgrimage place in the world (and a nightmare where crowds are concerned!!)…..and a few days in chennai to meet with…

How to use leftover Pav Bhaji ~ Stuffed Grilled Sandwich Recipe

the thing about being an over enthusiastic cook (over enthu cutlet, in the words of a dear friend) is that we sometimes cook more than what can be had at one meal……..if this is by design, then great cos you have cooked for another meal and saved yourself some trouble…but if it happens by default,…

Recipe for Raw Papaya Thoran ~ Kerala Style

amma, as you all know was here for a month….after many months of nagging…she managed to tear herself away from her grand-daughter and give me the pleasure of her company…. the good thing about her being with me….is that i have a willing guinea pig for my culinary experiments….. a few days ago….i cut into…

Dahi Vada Recipe

When amma is here with me, I always try and make some stuff which she loved to make and feed us as kids, but now because of her eyesight she can’t…..she loves watching me in the kitchen and will stay perched on a morra while I keep up with the experiments….all the while talking nonstop….filling…

Dal Dhokli and Makai ki Sabzi Recipe ~ for RCI – Rajasthan

Dal Dhokli Makai ki sabzi Ever put off something till the context completely changes and you don’t know if you want to finish what you decided to do or abandon?? That’s exactly what I am going through now…..i have had such an eventfulfew weeks that I had to put off doing what I planned to…