…..and foods to cherish   It is fun to experiment with recipes from store bought books. Drooling at the photographs and following instructions and measurements to the ‘T’. And then there are borrowed recipes – borrowed from families, friends, aunts, uncles, heirloom recipes.  

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  An easy to make Cashew Fudge…   These are not similar to another popular cashew delicacy which is the kaju katli. This cashew burfi is different in the final texture and method of preparation compared to the katli. But no doubt that these are equally satisfying and easier to make..          …

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    Nankatai, the all-time favorite Indian Cookies, said to have originated in Surat, are perfect at tea time!   Now you don`t have to shy away on the mention of cookies assuming they are time consuming or call for complicated techniques. This buttery cookie is a breeze to make and bake. Its a recipe…

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    Besan ke laddoos or sweet dumplings made from gram flour, ghee and sugar is one popular Indian sweet recipe made and relished in many homes during festivals, like Deepawali and Krishna Janmashtami. Laced with the flavor of cardamoms (elaichi) and some nuts mixed in, all make it a  tasty sweet dish. No wonder…

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    Life throws in many opportunities your way. Some seem promising and some not so. Some call for major turnaround and some become a part of our daily life. Some call for role reversal or role change. The new openings and chances that come your way will have many more such different shades. Opportunities need…

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  Its time again to immerse oneself into abundance of juicy velvety mangoes! I am sure many have plans to experiment with them in your cooking. Or even simply enjoy them fresh as is. After a big dose of rasayna, here it was time to move on to the next mango item on the to-do…

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