Delicious Red Velvet Cupcakes, perfect for any parties or just to treat yourself and your loved ones… I made these delicious and gorgeous red velvet cupcakes for our block party and it was liked by all. I like to make cupcakes for parties or get togethers as it’s easy to decorate, serve and everyone gets one to treat their tastebuds. I used cream cheese...

Potatoes marinated in Indian spices and grilled to perfection… Summer is fading away and Fall is around the corner. I am turning a bit greedy these day and grilling away as I would put my grill to rest in Winter. Enjoying grilling while it lasts! Grilled Chicken drumsticks and corn are my favorites and I often throw these onto the grill. The other day, I grilled...

  Hash brown and egg cups or muffins, a killer breakfast… I seldom make fancy breakfast or brunch, not because I am not fancy enough it’s just I am too lazy in the morning to cook. On some weekends, I make waffles or pancakes and that puts a huge smile on my Man’s face. Last weekend, quite unexpectedly I made these hashbrown and egg cups for...

Strawberry, ginger ale and lemonade mixed together, it’s refreshing and is a perfect thirst quencher… I had this mocktail at one of my friend’s party last year, I was seen sipping this the whole time. It was not just refreshing but had an amazing taste too. My firend Zari was kind enough to reveal the recipe. Since then this mocktail has been my...

Salmon and Peas mixed in a yogurt gravy… I’m glad that Summer is still active, had a relaxing short vacation at Tobermory last weekend. And we are having a long weekend. I couldn’t be any happier. I’d made this Salmon and Peas a few weeks ago and had been thinking of posting the recipe. So here you go…     ...

Mango and vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk, delicious dessert… Hope everyone had a great Onam celebration. Onam is one of the biggest festivals in Kerala, India celebrated by all Keralites. Sadya, a grant vegetarian feast is served for Onam. Sadya comprises of many vegetarian dishes, so making Sadya is definitely time consuming. I was not planning to make...

Red Velvet cake frosted with delicious mascarpone, cream cheese and whipped cream frosting…A vibrant cake for any special occasions. I baked this cake for my Man’s birthday a couple of days ago. I always bake a cake from scratch for all special occasions, and I try different cakes every time. Making red velvet cake had been on my top to bake list for...

Fish cooked in curry leaves gravy, aromatic and green fish curry… Curry leaves are unavoidable in South Indian cooking, they impart an incredible aroma and taste to any dish. A sprig of curry leaves are added while cooking almost all veggie and fish dishes. It’s also added into the oil for tempering along with mustard seeds and dry red chilies, as it...

Kerala Parottas are chopped into small slices and stir fried with ground beef or beef Keema, a true South Indian delicacy… I have to admit that I am not an expert when it comes to making Kerala parottas. Making the perfect parottas require a lot of practice and it’s basically an art. The first time I’d made Kerala Parotta from scratch was 3 years...

  Aromatic and absolutely delicious Indo-Thai style chicken and potato curry… I am literally obsessed with lemon grass and Kaffir lime leaves. Any dish will turn aromatic when these two ingredients are added while cooking. I always have these stored in my refrigerator or freezer. In fact, kaffir lime leaves can be stored in the freezer for several months. I...