Ever since I started writing this blog, I have visions of creating fabulous posts for Christmas. Each year I plan to make wonderfully festive stuff and post here. Some years I manage, like the year I made and posted these beautiful Date and Fig Ravioli that still count as the best Christmas cookies I have … Continue reading Boozey Christmas Fruit Cake
The temperature in Hyderabad is a beautiful 18 C in the early mornings and hovers around the 20's at least till 9 AM. This is K's favourite season and sometimes its tough to make out where he starts and the dog ends on the bed. Despite a thick furry coat, one can find Sage snuggled … Continue reading Puri and Potato Masala Recipe
Am not doing anything special for Diwali (yet) this year. But here are all my favourite festival treats. What's cooking in your kitchens? Sweets Balushahi Semia Payasam (Doesn't get easier than this!) Orange Scented Besan Burfi Kaddu ka Kheer White Chocolate Pannacotta (Gelatine free) Savouries Nippattu Namak Paare Ribbon Pakodi
My friend Siri and I met on monday for a bloggers meet in Hyderabad. While the talk we attended per se was not much to talk about, it was a chance for us to meet many bloggers we had been reading or following but had never met, and for the two of us to meet … Continue reading The Quintessential Sundal ~ Double Beans Sundal Recipe
I've been wanting to bake these cookies for years. Just plain laziness that I haven't done it till now! Somehow I give cookies a very step motherly treatment. Am not very fond of cookies, I simply find cakes and cupcakes much more satisfying to make and eat! But even if i may say so myself, … Continue reading Easter Recipes ~ Baking ~ Candy Studded Vanilla Cookies
Wishing all my readers a Happy Diwali. May the festival bring you Laughter and joy and may you always be surrounded with family and friends and bask in their love. Celebrate in whatever way you choose, stay safe! I thought I wouldn't post any more sweets or savouries. Frankly, my blog has never seen so … Continue reading Festive Fare ~ Balushahi (Badusha)
Taking a detour from cooking, I wanted to share a few simple ideas about adding a little bling and cheer for the festival. I am a list maker, I try to be organised, I try my best to finish stuff on time. Most times I succeed, sometimes I fail. I don't sweat the small stuff. … Continue reading How do you prettify your home for festive occasions?