Rava Laddoo

  …..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.  

Paal Payasam

….A must during festivals!       A South Indian festive menu you know is never complete without a payasam for dessert! And one THE popular payasam is the Paal Payasam..

Semiya Payasam

  Semiya kheer or Semiya Payasam, a royal and rich sweet for any festive occasion..                

Besan Laddoos

    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 […]

Shrikand Trifle

    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 […]

Mango Sheera

  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 […]

It`s never too late..& some Malai Kulfi

  “It`s never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Elliot       The train slowly makes its way to the station and stops. Passengers get down, some of them get on it. And in a few minutes it is all ready to make its way along the chosen route […]

It`s never too late..& some Malai Kulfi

  “It`s never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Elliot       The train slowly makes its way to the station and stops. Passengers get down, some of them get on it. And in a few minutes it is all ready to make its way along the chosen route […]

Maiyas Gulab Jamun Mix – Product Review

  Yet another week is here, it is a Monday and I need a lot of boosters to get me going to start the day! Being bitten by the Monday blues happens quite often, every Monday to be precise. Today seemed no different than the rest. That it is cloudy outside showing signs of heavy […]

Maavina Hannina Rasayna

  Rasayna, a popular sweet delicacy of Udipi Brahmin cuisine.   Udipi is a small town situated just 60 kms away from Mangalore (a city is South Coastal Karnataka). Udipi is the abode of Lord Krishna. ‘Udipi cuisine’ is said to have developed and perfected in the Udipi Krishna Math (Lord Krishna Temple). Udipi was earlier known as ‘Shivabelli’ […]