The global food scene is raving about the chili spiced desserts , so how could I not try one! Presenting to you *Adults-only* Ice Popsicles , not because they are censored but because they are spicy and sensuous. Chunky Mango Chili Ice Popsicles Ingredients: for 4 Ice Popsicles Alphonso Mango : One (chopped) Orange Juice... Continue Reading →
Dates and Oats Porridge
Dates are well known as one of the superfoods. The benefits of dates include relief from constipation, intestinal disorders, heart problems, anemia, diarrhea, abdominal cancer, and many other conditions. Dates are also good for gaining weight , specially for children. They are rich in several vitamins, minerals and fiber too. These delicious fruits contain oil,... Continue Reading →
To Juice or Not To Juice ?
American Academy Of Paediatrics releases new guidelines on Fruit Juice Consumption for infants,children and adolescents. Here is a brief summary for the same. Recommendations Juice should not be introduced to infants before 1 year unless clinically indicated. Daily intake should be limited to 4 ounces in toddlers ages 1-3 years, 4-6 ounces for those 4-6 years.... Continue Reading →
Badam Halwa : Almond Dessert Pudding
Nothing drives a mother more than her instinct to feed healthy , nutritious yet yummy food to her kids. My twins are turning 8 months old soon, and I was thinking of introducing almonds to them in some unique yet healthy way. Hence, I decided to make Badam Halwa for them. What better way to... Continue Reading →
5 Must-Haves for a Comfortable Pregnancy
The metamorphosis that your body goes through during pregnancy bears testimony to the power of Mother Nature. But , it can get pretty uncomfortable too. Fitting into your usual wardrobe and doing your daily chores can become rather agonising. Here is my list of 5 Must-Haves for all you mommies-to-be , to make your preggy... Continue Reading →
Mufasa – The Legendary Dad , The Lion King
The Lion King is such an inspiring movie. It holds a special place in my heart because when my twins entered our house , my husband took each of them , lifted them up with his extended arms and showed them our house and said 'This is your kingdom' . I know it sounds awkward... Continue Reading →
Achari Murgh Curry : Chicken in Indian Pickling Spices
A spicy Indian chicken curry which requires no marination. It has a thick gravy made with Indian pickling(achari) spices. It is easy to prepare and perfect for a party. My vegetarian friends can follow the same recipe with paneer and mushroom as well (the cooking time will vary). The following measurements serve 3 people. Achari... Continue Reading →
A Waste Of Intelligence?
Recently read this on Instagram. It is a quote by an Italian writer who uses the pseudonym 'Elena Ferrante' . How alluring does it sound- a pseudonym! It's from her book 'Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay' . I was introduced to this writer by the Hindustan Times Brunch columnist Seema Goswami. She is... Continue Reading →
When Cupid strikes !
It is so magical when you join the dots in retrospect and wonder how many times Cupid was trying to strike you with its arrow. Even way before I met my husband officially , I had been noticing him around my college premises for various reasons. The five scenarios I clearly remember were : Who... Continue Reading →
Allow yourself being a beginner , no one starts off being excellent ! Artwork done in Camlin Kokuyo Brushpens .