A Colourful Halwa for Holi

Holi is one of the most anticipated festivals of the year. Young and old alike drop their guards during this time and enjoy its colourful revelry and bonhomie in all its glory. Pichkaris, water balloons, colours etc make an appearance while the aromatic scent of special Holi delicacies wafts through every household. This auspicious day …

My Theme Reveal #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Participating in the April A to Z challenge, a mega event bloggers excitedly discuss and look forward to ever since the turn of the year had forever been on my wish list. This year it is finally happening for me and I have a theme in place too. Playing the “Should I, shouldn’t I” game, …

5 Fasting Foods for Shivratri

As a child Shivratri always held a special place in my heart. The revelry in and around our home on this day was infectious. Some people started chanting mantras early in the morning while others loudly played bhajans on their tape-recorders for others’ benefit. Waking up early and accompanying our parents to the temple was …

Tasty stir-fried stuffed baby tomato recipe

I have few favourite ingredients that I love to work around with. Tomato, with its versatility and nutritive value, is one such. Any gravy recipe is incomplete without it. I use it extensively in my cooking and keep trying to find ways to make it taste different and more interesting than before. The other day …

Fun and healthy tiffin ideas for kids #Bonhappetee

The lady and I glanced at each other and broke into a knowing laugh. Our “Did you finish your tiffin?” enquiry to our respective kids had received a straight “NO!” for an answer, yet again. As I walked away from her I couldn’t help wondering to myself. Am I not doing enough or should I try …