Saffron

Saffron

Indian cooking is typically known to use a lot of spices in the dishes. Each of these spices has a specific role to play in the dish. Saffron is an exotic spice, even by Indian standards – typically used in Rice/Pilaf dishes and also in desserts – adding its own unique color, flavor and aroma to everything it touches. Enjoy some facts about saffron and learn some new recipes on the way.

New Mexico Trip

New Mexico Trip

Glad you are joining us on our adventure to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax & enjoy as I take you to New Mexico on a three day trip.
Learn how we planned our trip, how we spent our time and what made it special.

Chana Upkari

Chana Upkari a.k.a Chana Sundal is a simple, healthy and protein rich dish made out of Chana/Garbanzo beans and served as Naivedyam/Prasadam (offering to god) during Hindu festivals. It is also as a light yet protein rich snack perfect for your mid-morning cravings.

Happy Birthday Sonshine

Happy Birthday Sonshine. How to plan a Movie Night for a birthday party. Tips, tricks, and menu – it is all here.

Nectarine Galette

Crispy, flaky puff pastry filled with warm, bubbly and delicious fruit filling. Pair this warm Nectarine Galette with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and enjoy.

Spinach Berry Smoothie

Smoothies are so much fun! Start your day with a power packed, wholesome and nutritious way. Have a great day!

Coconut 101

A dream article about all things coconut – some nostalgia, a little bit of sentiments, a few recollections/confessions and a lot of info about coconut.

Kale Thoran (Kerala-Style Kale Stir Fry)

Kale Thoran

Kale Thoran is a healthy accompaniment to rice, a simple stir fry prepared in the South Indian style. This side dish is ready in minutes and is nutritious.

Akki Roti

Akki Roti

An extremely popular breakfast dish from the South Indian state of Karnataka – Akki Roti. Akki means rice and so akki roti means a roti (flat bread) made using rice. Add some colorful vegetables to amp up the nutrition. A gluten-free and vegan dish – fabulous and nutritious way to use leftover rice.

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Tomato chutney is all about the flavors – tangy, slightly sweet and the heat – all that you can ask for in a perfect South Indian chutney. The best side-kick to your breakfast dishes like Dosa, Idli and Akki Roti.