Pamela Timms’s baking wonderbook Uparwali Chai is a definite must have, especially during the festive season. She is a Scottish journalist who moved to Delhi in 2005 for a year but went on to stay there for ten years. She started a blog in 2009 called Eat and Dust which gets its name from Ruth […]
Today is my masi, my mother’s sister’s 81st birth anniversary. She passed away in 2013. She was a dear friend. I miss her terribly. My mom has two sisters, both older than her, Suman masi is her real sister and Raju masi is her cousin. Mom and Suman masi were very close when she was […]
Except for the effort you’ve got to put into this halwa stirring away continuously to cook it, it’s really an easy peasy dish to make. Not too many ingredients either. But when you taste it you’ll feel like a king or a queen. Carrot halwa turns out delicious. Halwa is an Arabic word and the […]
Reading Deepa Narayan’s book CHUP-Breaking The Slience About India’s Women started a fire in my belly. I travelled to my village while reading the book and I wanted to rip apart the orthodox customs there. Many women in my village still practice purdah or the custom of covering their heads and faces in front of […]
Shanta Gokhale’s writing is effortless, flowing like rich smooth cream and fresh as the scent of lemon. I don’t know why I didn’t discover her sooner. I’m making up for precious lost time. I read her book without a break. It was unputdownable. She was born a few years before both my parents, in 1939, […]
Merry chocolate muffins in memory of Em.
Who doesn’t like lemon fresh food, savory or sweet? Enjoy this sweet lemon loaf!
It was my birthday the other day and I didn’t want to bake a cake for a change. Actually, I wanted to try out a new recipe that I’d read about in this little book by Nita Mehta called Taste Of Hyderabad. Ahmedabad is a cauldron in the summers. On my birthday too, the temperature […]
These ladoos are so tasty and very healthy too. Everyone is going to want some more of these!
Try this delicately flavored pudding at home. You’ll love it.