Eating with the Seasons ~ Custard Apple Icecream {No Cooking}

One of the only fruits that I love but frustrates me is Sitaphal or Custard Apple. So much jaw work and while the fruit is tasty, the ones with a lot of seeds can leave you with a sore mouth! The season lasts just a few weeks and all over Hyderabad one can see vendors … Continue reading Eating with the Seasons ~ Custard Apple Icecream {No Cooking}

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Fruit Hedgehog ~ No Cooking

Happy Onam to all those celebrating. The Sadya today and yesterday (because it was a holiday and everyone in the family were home) at my MIL's place was outstanding! It amazes me how she cooks multiple items with patience and enthusiasm. In a decade now, I have never seen her skimping on effort. Waking up … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Fruit Hedgehog ~ No Cooking

Celebrate the Monsoons ~ Fresh Corn Papdi Chaat

The arrival of the monsoons, my favourite time of the year, sees cart loads of fresh corn being sold all over the city where I live. The easiest and most tempting way to eat it is freshly roasted and slightly charred over hot coal, rubbed down with red chilli powder, salt and lemon. Most people … Continue reading Celebrate the Monsoons ~ Fresh Corn Papdi Chaat