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Fox Nut Trail Mix (Phool Makhana Namkeen)

Fox Nut Trail Mix (Phool Makhana Namkeen)

I can manage the lunch boxes and those lunches and dinners but it is those times in-between when she is a teeny bit hungry and dinner is still a few hours away. Snacks, that’s what I struggle with the most! What about you? It’s maintaining that fine balance between giving her something nutritious and fun, […]

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Edible Gifts: Masala Chai Sugar (DIY Tea Flavoured Sugar)

Edible Gifts: Masala Chai Sugar (DIY Tea Flavoured Sugar)

Hello October! Tenth month of the year! In less than 100 days we would be saying bye to 2017! Is this making you nervous or are you done with 2017 already and can’t wait to welcome 2018? It’s interesting how a lot of us (including me!) begin the year reflecting on the last twelve months, getting shiny planners […]

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Edible Gifts: Madras Curry Spiced Nuts

Edible Gifts: Madras Curry Spiced Nuts

Exactly four weeks to Diwali! The warm glow from the diyas, colourful rangolis, fragrant strings of marigold, tons of mithai and lots of love and laughter (Diwali always evokes beautiful and cherished memories of childhood and home and if you’ve grown up in India some of these will definitely take you back to your childhood) […]

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Mix, chill and roll; that is how we snack!

Mix, chill and roll; that is how we snack!

“Don’t eat that or you will spoil your appetite”. Raise your hands if you grew up listening to this or find yourself saying the same to your little ones. I am talking about those times when the children are hungry and dinner is still a few hours away. Snacks; I struggle with them the most. […]

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Of beautiful produce and galettes.

Of beautiful produce and galettes.

Such a lovely time of the year, the weather is simply gorgeous which means you can indulge, holidays are on which means you can be relaxed in the kitchen and finally the market is bursting with such lovely produce that is too hard to ignore. And this galette is exactly that and more. Buttery dough, […]

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Counting our blessings.

Counting our blessings.

The holiday season is already upon us; our hearts are filled with love, delicious food gracing our tables and for a few fortunate ones, the cupboards are stacked with thoughtful presents gifted by the loved ones. However, it is so easy to get lost in the consumerism and chaos of it all. So, before we […]

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Of Sorbets and Soups.

Of Sorbets and Soups.

Christmas in October! Anyone who knows me well is aware of my obsession with kitchen gadgets and tools and a little birdie may have told the same to the wonderful team at Froothie (Thank you guys!). So they sent me their Optimum 9400 High Speed Vortex Blender for a test run before the big launch. […]

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Being Grateful

Being Grateful

The New Year has just begun and I am so grateful for the year gone by. 2015 has been wonderful and I have much to thank for (more on that in the next post). The same holds true for my little chefling. She was surrounded by loved ones (I hope she will continue to value them […]

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Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge: November 2014

Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge: November 2014

Hello lovely people. It is that time of the month when I get to share the monthly challenges that we as Food Revolution Ambassadors aspire to do.  October Challenges. Check.  November Challenges. Check.  Double whoa. (I had so much fun attempting the October challenges, read my experiences here and jump right here to read how my tryst […]

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Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

My bookshelf is bursting with cookbooks (we are talking three digits) and though in an ideal world I would be using all of them in a real world very far away I often end up revisiting my old favourites. When the year began I set some food goals for myself. One of them was: “Use more […]

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