A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: May 2017

Shahi Stuffed Tomato Curry

Shahi Stuffed Tomato Curry

This recipe was the winner in a cooking contest in Lucknow in the year 1977 some years before I was born.My mother used to painstakingly cut out the winning recipes and paste them in a discarded notebook belonging to my uncle which was then used by […]

Ripe Mango Pachadi (Mampazha Pachadi) – A Kerala favourite!

Ripe Mango Pachadi (Mampazha Pachadi) – A Kerala favourite!

Pachadi which is a Kerala recipe can be used as a side,accompaniment as well as a main curry with plain boiled rice.This recipe is taken from noted blogger and author Ammini Ramachandran’s award winning book – Grains,Greens and Grated Coconuts.I have added a tempering before […]

Basic Cream Cheese (Making Cream Cheese at home)

Basic Cream Cheese (Making Cream Cheese at home)

Cream Cheese is an essential part of Western cuisine.It is used in various ways from dips,to fillings and dessert toppings.In countries like India where thanks to the Internet people have realised the importance of making recipes from other cuisines,the costs of imported products are sky […]

Mango Frooti..Fresh and Juicy….- A famous FMCG Indian beverage made at home!

Mango Frooti..Fresh and Juicy….- A famous FMCG Indian beverage made at home!

In the 1990’s in India the concept of Tetrapacks came up with beverages and canned food exclusively and neatly packed in them.They became an instant hit with the consumer market as they were lightweight,easy to carry and kept food fresh as the tetra packs were […]

Orange Pineapple Popsicles

Orange Pineapple Popsicles

This is a delicious summer recipe which keeps you cool and without the diary quotient in the recipe.From the elderly to children,everyone loves popsicles.This is a recipe involving real fruit juice and fruit pieces for aa real summer feel. Remember that Popsicles require a small […]

Kokum and Pomegranate Slush

Kokum and Pomegranate Slush

Before proceeding to the recipe its important for me to explain to many of you who will not be knowing what is Kokum and what is a “Slush”. KOKUM Kokomo is a fruit found in the coastal Konkan Regions of India from Maharashtra to Karnataka […]