• Roasted Coffee Beans in Chocolate

    Roasted Coffee Beans in Chocolate

    It all started when I was reminiscing my time in Chennai. There was this one time when we had gone to Amethyst Cafe in Chennai, where with coffee they serve these amazing little chocolates that look like Hershey's Kisses. They are tiny and have a single bean of roasted coffee ...

  • Badami Haalu / Almond Milk

    Badami Haalu / Almond Milk

    Bangalore has been moody for the last two days, it has been nice and rainy and now it's going through a sultry phase. Which I absolutely dislike, Yes! I'm one of those people who loooves the rain. Watching it rain, the smell of rain and decorating puddles with tiny paper ...

  • 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, ...

  • Cold Coffee

    Cold Coffee

    9th recipe out of the 50 shades of summer recipes I love summers in Bangalore city! Well, one of the reasons I love it is because of summer rains! We have had one of the hottest summers that I can remember and today it looks like the sky is going ...

  • 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 ...

  • Karnataka Style Carrot Haalu / Carrot Milk

    Karnataka Style Carrot Haalu / Carrot Milk

    With summer starting off at Bangalore, we are looking at a hot, dry summer this year. With the summer, all the cool drinks, smoothies, popsicles come out to help us deal with the heat. The carrot milk is my mother's speciality, it's something she always makes during summer. When I ...

  • 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 ...

  • Strawberry & Banana Smoothie with No Added Sugar

    Strawberry & Banana Smoothie with No Added Sugar

    I think I'm going on a smoothie spree, this week I've been wanting to make Chocolate Banana Smoothie. When I reached home last evening my dad has brought home Strawberries and thanks to my grandmother we ALWAYS have banana at home and voilà the Strawberry and Banana Smoothie. It so ...

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