Lunch box hacks

It is an everyday routine to stare at the fridge and pantry to decide what to cook and wishing some magic to help with an answer! And like many, I am realizing every single day, how cruel it was tell Amma that her lunch menu was repetitive and boring (though she packed a good variety…

Vendakai / Okra Sukka

In the famous Tamil movie Roja, there is a scene where the hero Arvindsamy goes to see the elder sister for marriage and says he likes her younger sister ! Not to forget that “Enaku intha ponna pidichiruku!” dialogue. Same is the story for my last post, where Parupu Thogayal is the elder sister and…

Parupu Thogayal

Parupu Thogayal is one of the easiest thing to make for lunch. It’s an ideal option when you have an almost empty fridge and very basic pantry. With very few ingredients it tastes well with hot rice and nallennai/gingely oil. You can also add ghee instead. Fry a papad or make an omelette, lunch is…

Picnic to Yasmin Farms, Wafra

We had a long weekend in the end of February for the National and Liberation day of Kuwait. Of many things that we had planned, picnic to Wafra was one.  We visited Yasmin Farms, owned by the same family as the renowned wholesale supermarket, The Sultan Center in Kuwait. The farm is widely spread across…

Chat with Pink Oven

Gone are days when cakes were sold only in bakeries and patisseries. These days many of the homes have an oven and cakes, breads, muffins, etc have become a regular affair. Baking is already well-sought option as a business that can be done from one’s own kitchen and a minimum investment. Today’s post is about…

Follow me around Dubai

I had a poll on Instagram asking if I should blog about the Dubai trip and the response was 91% Yes against 9% No so, here goes the Dubai post. This was our second trip to Dubai and time is never really enough to say that you have seen it all! The country is so…

Tawa Prawn Fry

I so wanted to blog this recipe of Prawn Fry that was mind-blowing ! Here goes the first post that I wrote in one go and without any story upfront. Dive in ! What you need Prawns – 250 grams Onions – 3 to 4 medium sized, chopped Green Chilies – 3 Ginger Garlic Paste…

Akshayam, Coimbatore

My friend, Jayasree is a true Coimbatorean. She knows the city in and out, especially the best places to dine and shop. Be it a roadside stall selling bajji-bondas or a food fest in That’s y Food, she knows it! Every time I visit, she takes me to new places and this time when I met…