Featured Image: Moroccan mosaic lanterns How many cultures can you expect to see for 15 AED? (~4 USD or ~290 INR). It depends, of course. But if you are in Dubai in the beginning of 2020, I would say 78…Continue reading A (global) village for all – in the heart of Dubai!
“The only living thing that can pull off a blemish so well is a strawberry”. I can’t recollect where and when I have heard this; but how true! With all those blemishes on its bright red skin, the fruit is…Continue reading Smash a strawberry and shoot it!
“Do you know how to cook Idlis?”, asked one Aussie parliamentarian to another, during a recent event I had the opportunity to host here in Sydney. All of us who were waiting for her to speak sat up and listened…Continue reading Idlis and Aussie Parliamentarians
“Momma,I think you should go on My Kitchen Rules”; the little voice from the backseat shocked me badly, I had to pull up the car that I was driving! (My Kitchen Rules (MKR) is a cookery game show aired on…Continue reading Pickled Kumquats
Honestly, this was not something I was looking forward to! A team day at workplace with a “mysterious activity” lined up as part of team building. No, the lack of interest was not because I’m antisocial!! Sick kids at…Continue reading Cooking Party
After being in my “too tricky basket” for such a lot of years, the appam (Kerala’s own pancake) finally gives in to my persistence, on a pleasant Easter day! What a beautiful victory, after many a disappointing experiment. Appam, as…Continue reading Making my own Appams
A crispy dosa (or paper lentil roast as it is called), accompanied by chutneys in an array of colours and tastes, an authentic South Indian thali served with some typical Chennai Sambar, curries of all kinds and some flavourful buttermilk,…Continue reading Saravana secures a spot in Sydney