• Pani Puri

    Pani Puri

    Summer holidays with cousins only meant one thing; that mom would make pani puri that week! This is also the dish that my mum used to trick me into eating raw onions which I HATE by the way. There are different versions of the same Pani Puri which is called ...

  • 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! ...

  • Strawberry and Kiwi with Custard

    Strawberry and Kiwi with Custard

    It's strawberry season once again!! Yay! Fruit Salad with Custard always brings back festive memories for me. At my place, festivals not only bring all the new cloths and pooja but also the next day when all the fruits that were brought for the festival would end up in an ...

  • Kobri mitai / Coconut Barfi

    Kobri mitai / Coconut Barfi

    Ever since I moved back home my parents have taken it upon themselves to make one snack - sweet or spicy, every weekend and this weekend it was kobri mitai. I think this one is relatively easier to make than Mysore Pak. This is a recipe my parents made, and ...

  • An attempt to Darsaan

    An attempt to Darsaan

    Over the last few months I seem to have developed a major sweet tooth. I crave one particular sweet that I just have to have! Couple of weeks ago it was the amazing Rabdi (Rabri) from Copper Chimney in Chennai and after that were After Eights. By then I had ...

  • For the love of coffee - The filter Coffee

    For the love of coffee - The filter Coffee

    Coffee comes in all shapes and sizes. In a south Indian brahmin household we wake up to the refreshing aroma of the Filter Coffee. Each family has their brew of coffee bought from that one shop and a specific proportion of Coffee beans and Chicory. While growing up, coffee was ...