Malai cake is delicious, rich cake with a flavor of thick cream and it’s a perfect tea time partner. Creamy malai makes this cake so soft it just melts in the mouth. Cream refers to “MALAI” – It is a thick yellowish layer of fat and coagulated proteins that form...
Tricolor Parfait for the Independence day-15 August: Independence day is a great occasion to thank the thousands of our freedom fighters. Ingredients: For the green layer 1/2 cup Kiwi Crush 1.5 cup Water 1/4 cup sugar or to taste, optional 1.5 teaspoon agar-agar powder For the white layer 1 cup Heavy cream 1 cup full-fat milk Sugar to your...
This post was supposed to come on Monday before Diwali and for the Food Day. I support Meatless Monday so this was going to be my contribution to the website for the Food Day celebration. But then I pulled a back muscle real nice and landed on the bed....
After missing a flight, then running almost a half marathon across the airport and juggling with a hungry and sleep deprived toddler, we finally managed to land at the opposite end of the country! Sending a warm hello from a windy and chilly California! We are visiting San Francisco,...
Answers would be in the head but I couldn't write them faster on the paper to be able to get out of that hot and stuffy examination hall. Sweat would trickle down my back, breathing would get heavy and the desperation to finish writing the last paper of my...
The whole mood around festive season stays the same, doesn't matter if its Thanksgiving in the US or Diwali in India. Irrespective of the country, people, language or culture if its the holidays season there will be a struggle against insanity! I have spent enough Diwalis and Holis in...
Last one week was a bit of an emotional roller coaster for me and my friends and family. Some fabulous highs and then some sudden lows. I was confused how to take it all in and then I met Kulsum online and we started talking. As usual she knew...
Is it still allowed to wish someone a Happy New Year because "technically" the year is not exactly new anymore. But since we are still holding on to the first month of the year by its tail let me just go ahead and send you all my warm and...
We had one permanent sabji wala (vegetable and fruit seller) who would make rounds every other day and bring fresh produce from his garden. He had this huge basket made out of bamboo which he would carry on his head and would make rounds around the neighborhood. Mummy would...
I have literally been running between birthday parties, doctor's appointments and lunch dates that I almost forgot to share my this week's lunchbox plan with you. And now its Halloween today! So before I run to the potluck party at the butterfly's school let me share a quick recipe...
Its just funny how much my kids have started liking this paratha. Not just liking but this is probably on their list of favorites now, considering how they were put off by the mere idea of adding beetroot to anything. And then one day I just made "red parathas"...
Today I have way more photos to share with you than I have words. Photos from one fine day under the sun with some dear friends close by, the little one's soft chubby palm wrapped around my finger and a camera held in the other hand. It was a nice...