Baking – Coconut Cardamom Cookies/Biscuits

“I am still convinced that a good, simple, homemade cookie is preferable to all the store-bought cookies one can find.” James Beard It’s one those blah days.  Weather is dull, and in turn… Continue reading

Indian Chinese – Hakka Noodles street food style

                                                            India- Land of… Continue reading

Stuffed Dates – with nuts and dipped in chocolate

“People forget what they ate, but they always remember Dessert, so make it memorable”.- Ina Garten Medjool dates with their crinkly top, sweet second layer was known as the fruit of the royals.… Continue reading

INDIAN VEGETARIAN- Pineapple Curry- tangy and spicy

                                               “Appearance are often deceiving”- Aesop’s quotes. Some kind of curry… Continue reading

PINA COLADA Parfait with Mangoes

                               Mango among fruits, pork among meats, tea among leaves. We are in the midst of  spring with weather… Continue reading

SALAD- Light Pasta Salad- light and healthy lunch

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. – unknown Every once in a while there comes a new variety of fruit or vegetable becomes a wonder. It’s… Continue reading


   “Shucked and boiled in water, sweet corn is edible and nutritious; roasted in the husk in the hottest possible oven for forty minutes, shucked at the table, and buttered and salted, nothing… Continue reading

GIGANTES- Large white Beans/ Elephant Beans – ONLY 4 ingredients

I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.– Oscar Wilde   Largely popular in Greece with a light tomato sauce, this dish is not something that comes to mind when… Continue reading

BAKING- BREAD – slighly spiced up.

“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.”M. F. K. Fisher (1908-1992) Walking down a bakery creates a sensory… Continue reading

MAY RESTAURANT REVIEWS – 3 top Places to EAT in the Bay

      “After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”-Oscar Wilde. San Francisco is a hub for culture and cuisine, famously called as the bohemian city with a sensual… Continue reading