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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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Frosted Cranberries Butter Cookies For Christmas

Frosted Cranberries Butter Cookies For Christmas

Each December, my little girl loves to have all of her friends over for a pre-Christmas party where she helps me plan and cook the entire spread. One of the many things we make is Christmas cookies. A must each year. Some for her friends to have at the party and some for them to […]

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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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Tiny sweet bites: Dark chocolate and cinnamon mini pinwheels.

Tiny sweet bites: Dark chocolate and cinnamon mini pinwheels.

I love any excuse to make bite sized nibbles and with the festival season almost here that is what I will be doing every other weekend. I know it is sometimes insane and back breaking to make tiny bites for a large crowd but I love watching everyone navigating through what I like to call my […]

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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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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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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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Chocolate Nariyal Laddoos For Diwali (Chocolate coconut truffles)

Chocolate Nariyal Laddoos For Diwali (Chocolate coconut truffles)

Diwali is just round the corner. Twinkling diyas, homemade mithais, strings of marigolds, fragrant incense sticks, rangolis and torans. It is such a magical time of the year; one that we wait for all year long.    Planning the décor, deciding the menu, handcrafting gifts, observing family traditions some that our parents made and we love […]

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