Beat the Heat Series ~ Rose Falooda

This blogging is a dangerous activity, yes it brings you in touch with like minded people, you make friends, you connect offline, but it also means that you can get quite obsessed with making / cooking what someone else is eating because you are bombarded with pictures or descriptions! R of Hungry and Excited blog, … Continue reading Beat the Heat Series ~ Rose Falooda

Soothing Lemongrass and Ginger Tea ~ Monsoon Special

And just as we thought there would be no respite from the long hot sweltering heat, the rains have come in and surprised us yet again. Mornings mean a few extra minutes spent tugging at the ends of the blanket while wishing the alarm would snooze itself. Everything around, even that sad patch of forced … Continue reading Soothing Lemongrass and Ginger Tea ~ Monsoon Special

A Crowd Pleaser ~ Oreo Cookie Shake

As a child,  I loved Goldspot so much, that I braved the unpleasant burps after drinking it. Am not much of a drinker... I don't crave hot or cold drinks although my morning cup of freshly filtered coffee is sacred. I savour it in the silence of the morning and it gives me the energy … Continue reading A Crowd Pleaser ~ Oreo Cookie Shake

Festive Aftermath ~ Orange Scented Spice Tea

Hope you all had a wonderful Deepavali whichever way you chose to celebrate. We had a lovely though tiring time. We headed to K's parents home quite early in the day. Had a lovely family time over breakfast and lunch, much laughter and leg pulling. The one that is the most happy is always Sage. … Continue reading Festive Aftermath ~ Orange Scented Spice Tea

Beat the Heat Series ~ Kairi ka Panna/ Aam ka Panna

This is a thirst quencher for hot summer days. Of which there seems to be no end in sight in my part of the world. But since there are mangoes as compensation, I will not crib just a little :). Raw mangoes are almost on the wane now, so before they finish, i made kairi … Continue reading Beat the Heat Series ~ Kairi ka Panna/ Aam ka Panna

Beat the Heat Series ~ Cold Coffee Recipe with Filter Decoction

The mercury touched 45 degrees C yesterday.  it was unbelievably and unbearably hot. K has refused his morning coffee all of this summer and prefers to have a glass of cold coffee. I joined him with a glass of my own yesterday. I made mine with filter coffee decoction, since we dont have instant coffee … Continue reading Beat the Heat Series ~ Cold Coffee Recipe with Filter Decoction

Beat the Heat Series ~ Strawberry Lassi Recipe

Its all Valli's fault...there she posted a status on fb asking what everyone's favourite lassi (yogurt drink) was....and i replied with an choice between Rooh Afza and strawberries... i just couldnt concentrate on my work after that cos i kept thinking of the boxes of frozen strawberries i had in the freezer.... around 3 p.m, … Continue reading Beat the Heat Series ~ Strawberry Lassi Recipe