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?
Yah!!! I’m alive and blogging for the second day in a row. My, my what has the world come down to 🙂 Another small write up from my daughter, hope you all are enjoying her write up as much as I do. I wish she writes more as I’m left yearning at the end, don’t you agree? Sorry, I promise I’m not food-shaming pancakes but I need to get this out of my system. I’m Want to know more about this recipe?
I strongly believe that the outcome of my day depends on what I have for breakfast. I don’t diet or starve, I try to eat as healthy as humanly possible. I do have to jump through hurdles on bad days where it gets tough to control my junk food or sugar cravings. A good breakfast satisfies my hunger and keeps me full for a long period of time, making the fight much easier for me Want to know more about this recipe?
“Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” — Mark Twain I couldn’t help myself from laughing at this witty quote. Not to undermine cabbage, given a choice I would prefer cauliflower to cabbage on any given day. They are quick, easy to cook and can be used in versatile dishes. Known for their anti-inflammatory nutrients, they are mostly popularly used in dishes such as aloo gobi, gobi parathas or gobi manchurian. I’ve used Want to know more about this recipe?