• That Purple Salad

    That Purple Salad

    17th recipe 50 Shades of Summer It's been a great weekend weather wise. It rained beautifully in Bangalore city; this is the Bangalore I know and have grown up with. Spent some quality time with the dip pen, can write well enough to be confident to show my work on ...

  • Black Grape Juice - No Sugar Added

    Black Grape Juice - No Sugar Added

    12th recipe of the 50 Shades of Summer It's only April and it's already hit 40 C in Bangalore City. Yes! This is something that is unheard of here. All I really want to do is sit in a tub of cold water and get on with my work, but ...

  • Spiced Raw Mango

    Spiced Raw Mango

    10th Recipe in the 50 Shades of Summer Recipes Mango season is here!! This is one dish my mum makes almost every single day. This is the dish that doesn't really have a name in Kannada, or we don't use it. It's also called Didhir Uppinakai which means instant pickle, ...

  • Lemon and Mint Infused Water

    Lemon and Mint Infused Water

    5th recipes in the 50 shades of summer series. As much as I used to love summer growing up, now it only reminds me that I have to work in this heat. Yes, we do have the air conditioners and coolers on high. But the power cuts don't let us ...

  • Capsicum, tomato and yogurt Salad

    Capsicum, tomato and yogurt Salad

    A salad with an Indian twist and third in the series of '50 Shades of Summer'. I love yogurt! I can eat anything with it. Yes! I am one of those :) With the summer kind of roasting us up in Bangalore city, I decided to add yogurt to the ...

  • Masala Lemon Tea - No Added Sugar

    Masala Lemon Tea - No Added Sugar

    When I had been to Chennai last week, I was staying at my friend's place and she said she had found this amazing tea recipe online and we decided to make it while we waited for another friend of ours to arrive. Even though didn't have cinnamon, that was a ...

  • Creamy Vegan Pasta

    Creamy Vegan Pasta

    I don't know why this is but I have always been fascinated by pasta. Two of my aunts would make such amazing creamy, mouth watering pasta and when I tried making it, it had turned out to be such a disaster and I had just given up on it. This ...

  • Shiitake Mushroom in Chinese cabbage soup

    Shiitake Mushroom in Chinese cabbage soup

    Have you ever bought an ingredient because it looked interesting and had no clue what to do with it? Yeah! The Shiitake mushrooms was that for me. I went shopping couple of weeks ago and found the mushrooms pretty fascinating, I had never seen dried mushrooms or probably never paid ...

  • Virgin Strawberry Spritzers

    Virgin Strawberry Spritzers

    The festivity has already set in, especially after last week, after the Webinar and the Secret Santa held at office! Ah! it's that time of the year again! It's cold and chilly, and also the time when we get the really good plum cakes! YUM!! Anyway, The fruit obsession continues! ...

  • North Indian Style Methi Paratha ( Fenugreek Flatbread)

    North Indian Style Methi Paratha ( Fenugreek Flatbread)

    Being a South Indian, stuffed or any other form of paratha always called for excitement in our household. The earliest memory I have of a paratha is of Aloo Paratha ( Stuffed Potato flatbread) is when my mum used to pack aloo paratha for me when I was probably in ...

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