Life uncomplicated

How? Choose your kitchen gadgets wisely and use them to save precious time. With the current day obsession to make everything easier and faster, we end up giving up precious kitchen space. There are a few appliances and gadgets you can’t do without. I won’t talk about them but instead, take you through a list…

Never give up on Mango!!

Would you take the risk of adding a twist to a classic dessert? Especially if you are expecting guests. I usually play safe and cook dishes I am confident with. But last weekend I took a tiny risk and decided to make my own version of Firni. it is a classic Indian dessert which is…

The Valient Dessert

When things don’t look that bright wait and take a step back, this is the rule I follow. Me and my husband love dessert and every family gathering or a joyous occasion call for sweets. However, when the big guy in the house was warned to keep a close eye on the sugar intake during…

Crunch your way!!!

A mixture of delicious and healthy ingredients. A choice of infinite combinations. Making it a great breakfast option with a lot of crunches. Yes, I am talking about “GRANOLA.” I have tried a few options that are available in the market. However, till date, none of them have impressed me with the taste, level of…

Shades of Green

No, I am not talking about an element on the Periodic table. It’s the green healthy powder I got recently introduced to…Moringa powder by ZolaFoods. Even though I am familiar with Moringa tree and it’s culinary/medicinal uses, I am surprised at the variety of ways the powder can be incorporated into our diet. My first…

Mango Falooda

Walking along the narrow streets mesmerized by the bangles market in the Charminar area of Hyderabad, I and my friend stumbled upon a cart loaded with drinks. This was our first visit to this wonderful city of the Nawabs. After the mandatory dose of kebabs and biryanis, we looked for other things the place had…

Light-en up your breakfast!

If you like having dessert for breakfast you will love this. Its super simple with a very short preparation time. The sauce can be easily stored in an airtight container for 3 days. You just need a handful of ingredients. The pudding which we also call ‘firni’ is something I grew up eating. It is…

Memory can conjure up a cake!!

Eight years ago, when I got married, I was not very fond of cooking. To be honest, even though I loved watching my grandma and mom cook and occasionally help them with some simple steps but I never imagined myself cooking up a meal. Well, the biggest surprise is always within you, for me, what…

Black is a Miracle

Oryza Sativa or Rice is a miracle crop. A lot of hard work and labor goes into raising a single crop of rice. A background in agriculture and experience of the process of rice cultivation has made me understand the real value of this crop. Not just nutritionally but also it’s economic value. Assam is…

It’s time to fix your breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day ignoring which can affect your concentration and leave you cranky for the rest of the day. In my case, I would end up binge eating for the rest of the day. Post child birth with no family to share the household chores, it was tough going…