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This Thursday, a few of us bloggers got to sample the menu created by Jr Sous Chef Shishir Rai as part of the Dragon Food Festival at Sheraton Bengaluru.

Dragon Food Festival at Inzia Restaurant at Sheraton Bengaluru

This Thursday, a few of us bloggers got to sample the menu created by Jr Sous Chef Shishir Rai as part of the Dragon Food Festival at Sheraton Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Centre. Chef de Cusine Rungtiwa Sorlae and Chef Shishir Rai, gave us a preview of the menu served at InAzia as part of … Continue reading “Dragon Food Festival at Inzia Restaurant at Sheraton Bengaluru”

Crumb pasta with roasted vegetables and seeds is a very simple kid friendly pasta recipe. The recipe has the goodness of vegetables and seeds

Crumb pasta with roasted vegetables and seeds

Crumb pasta with roasted vegetables and seeds, a simple and family friendly pasta to have on a relaxed weekend. It has  the goodness of vegetables like zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, red bell peppers and my little twist of roasted seeds.  We as a family love pasta and are always looking at interesting recipes to try out. … Continue reading “Crumb pasta with roasted vegetables and seeds”

Step by step details were given by Chef Kimberly to make Vanilla Berry Gateuax at the Academy of Pastry Arts in Bangalore.

Dessert class at Academy of Pastry Arts | Vanilla Berry Gateuax

This sunday we learnt to make Vanilla Berry Gateuax at the Academy of Pastry Arts in Bangalore. The entire session was very well organised and the chef taught and explained every step with great enthusiasm. The Academy of Pastry Arts, Bangalore this sunday hosted a special desert class and showed us step by step on … Continue reading “Dessert class at Academy of Pastry Arts | Vanilla Berry Gateuax”

Introduction to Sindhi Cuisine at Sindh Kitchen in Bangalore. From Sai Bhaji to dal pakwan and from palak pathe chaat to pragree, the food was yum.

Sindhi Cuisine at Sindh Kitchen, Bangalore (Malleswaram)

My introduction to Sindhi Cuisine at Sindh Kitchen in Bangalore. There is always a first time for tasting food isnt it?? Sai bhaji is the best thing to make if you want to get greens and vegetables into kids said Vandana aunty. She said the Sai means “green” and the Bhaji is traditionally made with … Continue reading “Sindhi Cuisine at Sindh Kitchen, Bangalore (Malleswaram)”

Step by step instruction on making Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya. This Karnataka style sambar / rasam is best served with Ragi mudde

Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya | Dill leaves and lentil curry

This traditional and authentic Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya from Karnataka, was taught to me by my help. This recipe calls for multiple steps but the end result is so tasty and highly nutritious. Life with Ragi I got married in 2003 and have been in Bangalore ever since. Before i write about anything else … Continue reading “Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya | Dill leaves and lentil curry”

A paratha very commonly made in Bihar and Jharkhand. This sattu ka paratha or savoury indian flatbread is very easy to make and rich in protein.

Sattu Ka Paratha ( A protein rich indian flatbread)

Are you a vegetarian and looking for healthy preparations, which are full of protein and also tasty to eat?? then this Sattu ka Paratha is your answer. Sattu for the uninitiated is roasted channa dal powder and it packs a power punch with regards to protein in our diet. When Priya Suresh from Priya’s Versatile … Continue reading “Sattu Ka Paratha ( A protein rich indian flatbread)”

During our recent family trip, we decided to also attempt scuba diving. Here is an account of my first shipwreck dive in Sri Lanka

My first shipwreck dive In Sri Lanka and an Intro on diving

Do you remember the movie “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” (ZNMD) and do you also remember the scene where all the three main characters of the movie go scuba diving?? they learn all the signs, do a quick test under shallow water and boom…are scuba diving in the deep-sea. Scuba diving made easy doesn’t it?? well…the … Continue reading “My first shipwreck dive In Sri Lanka and an Intro on diving”

A simple account of my recent road trip in Sri Lanka with family. Sri lanka is a beautiful country with friendly people and delicious food

Road trip in Sri Lanka with family

One leg in train or flight and one leg at home..yes that’s what best denotes my small family of 3 (myself, hubby and my almost 5 year old daughter), so when my cousin suggested Sri Lanka road trip with his family..well how could we say NO..a little bit of sightseeing, a whole lot of eating, … Continue reading “Road trip in Sri Lanka with family”