Chocolate Love!

When you have a chocolate cake covered with dark chocolate ganache  decorated with vanilla butter cream frosting that’s what you call your recipe! chocolate love 🙂 The birthday of 2 special people in my life and it was my good luck that they happen to live under the same roof and even better that they are…

Sabu Daana Kichidi

I have to admit this: I am really ashamed of myself considering that I refused to taste this when one of my room mates from Mumbai, the sweetest one that I had, offered to cook this for dinner one day 😦 She said “Sabu Daana Kichidi” and I said “No no, I don’t like sabu…..” Now,…

Vendekai Karamadu / Ladies Fingers / Sauteed Okra

 If you are wondering about the multiple names for this dish it is good ole okra also known as Ladies Fingers out here (cos we ladies have beautiful slender fingers you see – just that they are not green in color) or “Ven-de-kai” in tamil. And if you are confused about “Ka-ra-ma-du”, well that what…

Hummus – My Style!

If you are wondering what “My Style” refers to, it means I did not have all ingredients required for an authentic hummus so I ended up using whatever I had at home that day!! I love hummus – whats not to like about chickpeas 🙂 I don’t really recall where I first had hummus, but…