“Life doesn’t always go the way you planned it to go. Sometimes you have detours you have to take.” -Andrew McCutchen. Sometimes things become completely the opposite of what you expect it or dream it to be. For example, let’s say you wanted an amazing time when you came back from work, where you just wanted to sit at home and watch an amazing TV show (uh..hum..COUGH COUGH…FRIENDS or even NEW GIRL), eat dinner, binge Want to know more about this recipe?
Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? ummm…. everyone literally. The moment that each cookie was baked hot out of the oven, the scrumptious smell of the dough was released into the air, lightly cooled before being placed into the eyed-at-all-times jar, hands start barging through the entrance of the lid, busting the lid open like doors being busted on Black Friday. But does anyone truly know the inventor of chocolate chip cookies? Let Want to know more about this recipe?
Your hand slowly picks up the perfectly square piece of brownie, finally giving yourself the freedom to have one well-deserved bite of a healthy ( kind of ) version of a gluten-free brownie. The top layer of the deep chocolaty sponge has a light brown crisp texture, crumbling as your hand lifts it slowly off the parchment paper. You take up the brownie and raise it up to your face, eying the piece before you Want to know more about this recipe?
Idiyappam also called as “string hoppers” is a delicious steamed breakfast commonly made in Kerala. My mom makes a similar more laborious recipe called sevai. She makes it by soaking rice, grinding them to thin batter, steaming them, and squeezing them through sevai machine called sevai nazhi. It’s a fun process and my entire family will be involved in making them. I love to eat them not so much in making them. As a compromise, Want to know more about this recipe?
Kozhukattai is something that not many people hear of. Dumplings….not really. Gulab Jamun…..ehh. Upma…..not even close. Nothing can be compared to the art that is Kozhukattai. Every time someone even mentions the name it brings back memories of when I was a kid, eager to help out with making them. It wasn’t just the taste that was good, but the effort in making them was even better. It used to be a whole family ordeal. Want to know more about this recipe?
My first post for this year and I’m pushing myself to consistently blog at least few days in a month. My best option was to join Blogging Marathon group who are a set of bloggers or more friends who encourage me to not lose touch with my love for cooking and blogging. Today’s recipe is Kancheepuram Idli and below is my daughter’s view on this dish An idli. What’s an Idli? A staple food. Want to know more about this recipe?
When you don’t have oven and have a mind to eat some oh so sweet baked goodies and all you can do is stare at the oven and expect it to magically start working or use the microwave and creativity to enjoy the dessert you crave. We love fudge and this recipe which takes less than 2 minutes can put some elaborate dessert recipes to shame. My daughter writing about “Oh Fudge” Oh FUDGE! A Want to know more about this recipe?
I’m still little rusty getting back to blogging after the break. I may even forget how to operate my oven as its under repair for few months now. Complaining and whining doesn’t move the mountain (my husband), so I started making desserts that doesn’t require oven. As long as I don’t get bored of these desserts my sweet tooth is happy and so is my family’s. This is what a typical NY Cheese cake consists Want to know more about this recipe?
Summer is here and we had a surge of heat wave for a week where the temperature soared to 90s. I did plan to make icebox cake for a long time and decided to do on this uber hot day. However, I didn’t expect, it will be so difficult to take pictures. The moment I set my dish on the plate it started to melt, poor thing couldn’t stand the heat giving the literal meaning Want to know more about this recipe?
I’m super excited to blog this post and I hope I keep up the pace in the coming months. My daughter is a type of person who enjoys her food and loves life with a passion. The write up below is her description on today’s post and a pathway to her inner thoughts as a foodie. I would say that I’m a relatively easy-to-please person when it comes to food. I sit down at Want to know more about this recipe?