INDO THAI – SPICY CHICKEN CURRY with VEGETEBLES

If I had to summarize my weekend into one word, it would be: congested. Isn’t it annoying when you feel feverish but the temperature couldn’t be more normal. The whole weekend almost flew by resting… Continue reading

FIGS-CHIA AND HAZELNUT COOKIES (Gluten free)

All last weekend I craved for cookies, not any cookie but a cookie which was different.  As far as my cookie craving went, it had to have figs(I had em’ sitting in my… Continue reading

PEPPER CHICKEN On Rice Cracker( PAPAD)

It’s 3.30 p.m.; the front door opens to two hungry boys. The perfume of pepper, warmth from the spices, and the sizzling sounds are just inviting. If I was in my parent’s home,… Continue reading

PARISIAN HOT CHOCOLATE

Hope you all had a great thanksgiving. We are officially in December. It is the season to be jolly. It also happens to be the season of cookies, lights, celebration and HOT CHOCOLATE. This is… Continue reading

CARDAMOM PUMPKIN HALWA with ALMOND CREAM TRIFLE

One of my favorite festivals after I came here is Thanksgiving. There’s something about everyone getting together, cooking, sitting down for a big spread and saying Thanks.  Reminds me a lot of our… Continue reading

SKILLET CORNBREAD with Jalapenos and Chives

It is Grandma’s Recipe and it is GOOD. My trainer, he is something.  He loves food, and gets excited when I bring him lemon cupcakes, his favorite. I sometimes wonder how he enjoys… Continue reading

PEPPER SPICED PUMPKIN DINNER ROLLS

   Do you watch cooking shows guys? Anything particular you like? We are officially addicted to ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’.  Has anyone seen it? It’s Alton Brown hosting the show and I love him. Can… Continue reading

ACHARI CHICKEN – Chicken Curry simmered in pickling spices

And the Celebration continues….It is a special week. A simple man with simple needs.   He loves gadgets, teaches the boys ‘Raspberry Pi'(I thought that was such a funny name for a computer). He… Continue reading

RAVA-NUTS LADDU – HAPPY DIWALI

HAPPY DIWALI!!DIWALI- Festival of Lights.It is one of the most popular festivals in India, if not the most.There are many stories linked to the reasons behind the celebration. Growing up, Diwali for me… Continue reading

WALNUT MOCHA BREAD

Somethings are great in theory.Like the Mazda Miata I wanted. Can you imagine driving the kids and carpooling?..NO, so not practical.Like the beautiful apple tree we bought and thought that we would see… Continue reading