3 step sakkarai Pongal(sweet Pongal)

Happy pongal to all.. Wish you all a very prosperous pongal. Lets celebrate this Tamil traditional day with very traditional sweet pongal. Born and brought up in Chennai, we have celebrated all the festivals celebrated in Tamilnadu. My mom is a very good cook and has been cooking for 34 years and I have picked…

Prawn stew with long melon

Long melon or bottle gourd, Soraikai in Tamil is one of the healthiest of the fruits used like a vegetable though in our cuisines. The water content present in it is so healthy when consumed is said to work in eliminating the bad fluids from our bodies. Well, true or not these make for very…

Saffron Pistachios Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread is the simplest of the cookies. Very easy to make, if you forgive the chilling hour of the dough. Variety of flavor combinations possible – Orange zest & white chocolate chunks, lemon zest and chia seeds, Chocolate chips and walnuts etc., The ingredients for the base are very simple – sugar, butter and flour….

Easy Chocolate chip cookies

After an amazing weekend, and to get ready to go office I wanted to try out the most common yet very satisfying recipe of my chocolate chip cookies. These cookies are absolute joy to make eat, share and repeat. Yes, this is my go to recipe whenever we want the cookies. Cookies, by default here…

Easy Almond Strawberry Linzer Cookies

First post of 2019 and a post after a lot of weeks. Holidays, vacationing etc., has kept me busy from blogging. I am cooking and baking though, if you ask did I have time for it. Yes, Yes, I dont stop cooking and baking even if I am unwell. Holidays and baking, for many is…

Easy Cheesy Garlic Pull apart Bread

Have been battling with a nasty cold for about three weeks now and these days, all I want to do is just curl up and sleep. And to cook lazily and quickly.. There are a lot of recipes that can be made in a jiffy and this is one too.. Very easily made, 10 mins…

Banana Peanut Butter Brownies

Whenever I have some extra bananas, I usually will be making banana bread or banana pancakes. But these get old..[Never say no when you get a slice of banana bread anywhere πŸ€—πŸ€—] What’s new that you can do with them? All of us like the peanut butter banana toast, and peanut butter goes well with…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Macarons[French – Macaroons]

Macaroons are little somethings which I always associate with snow – mind you, there is no snow in where I live. But the snow mentioned here is what I saw in the hill station of Manali in Himachal. The cold is scary, though. But the lightness, the airy feeling that I felt first at touching…

Easy Pancakes – Homemade pancake mix recipe

Making pancakes perfect every time is a serious business. Sometimes flat, sometimes dense and sometimes hard.. These are some possible failures one can expect making pancakes. Thousands of pancake recipes are available everywhere. Today I am going to share my go to recipe of Pancakes that is 99 percentage successful. Yes, all recipes have certain…

One bowl, 3 steps brownie cakes

Experimenting with chocolates, I suppose is one of the many favourite things everyone who wants to bake has. I love to bake with chocolate as well. Make chocolate cakes, pies, brownies etc., There are many savoury recipes that makes use of chocolate as well. I am not that level yet. Lets stick to sweets.. So,…