Onam and Vishu , two of the festivals that I used to wait for eagerly during childhood, not because of the new clothes or puja but because of this heavenly paayasam. I would excitedly hang around my grand mother in the kitchen, fascinated by the strength in her old, distorted fingers as they squeezed the milk out of the coconut, watch unblinkingly as the cashews … Continue reading Ammu’s Kadala Prathaman (paayasam )
Passion for any particular thing is a gift from God…. It may survive the length of time or it may not, but its important to nurture it while it lasts. My experiments with photography is one such example. This is a series of photos that have been taken with the iphone6 on the eve of 2016 Continue reading 2016, a gift….
Presentation is the key to success, my teacher always stated…..and this is the main theme of this dessert. Its beautiful and deceptively easy to create. It needs only 4 ingredients and can be made well in advance . I made it the other day and now i know that I will be making it time and time again. Pannacotta literally, in italian, means cooked cream and … Continue reading Mango Raspberry Pannacotta: For the ultimate wow-factor
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The meaning of Jai is ‘Victorious’ and what a victory it’s been so far. Who would have thought that little Jai would arrive under the toughest of circumstances? On Tue 9th Sept 2014, just two days after turning 33 years of age, and at 6 months pregnant, I was diagnosed with Stage III Invasive Breast Cancer. In that one… Continue reading Why we named our son Jai…
There is what i call the ‘MUMMY PYRAMID’ that all mums dream about. This is the top mum who is always there for the kids, all their matches, parent teacher meetings (omg), who bakes lovely cakes and has amazing parties for them and who is always discrete so as not to embarrass the kids in font of their friends. However, as much as i have … Continue reading Resistance is futile…..when it comes to chocolate !
Another day of culinary delight…..started with a heavenly chocolate cake as a reward for our efforts on the slopes 🙂 Rich and moist, you could actually feel the lush crumbs! Soon, fresh vegetables were chopped and kept ready Continue reading Apres ski day 3