Recap of “Cooking Carnival” – Month Long Mega Marathon

I am very happy to finish one more Mega Marathon with my ‘Blogging Marathon’ group and it was lot of fun as always. This time the marathon was a little bumpy because of several festivals and other personal functions at

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Chakka Varatti | Jackfruit Halwa | Jackfruit Preserve | Kerala Style Jackfruit Preserve

Jackfruit; the name is enough to bring back pleasant memories from my childhood and I consider this the king of the fruits. Jackfruit is a tropical fruit with rough exterior and sweeter than the sweetest flavor any fruit could have.

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastry

The new trend of making these quick videos have been very addicting lately and I have been bookmarking many recipes to try. Strawberry cream cheese pastry is one such recipe that I had bookmarked from one of the Buzz feed

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Bionico – Mexican Fruit Salad

Fruits are an essential snack in my house and I look for different ways to make it interesting. My boys are fine just eating the fruits and do not ask for anything else, but when I see all the colorful

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Whole Wheat Banana Cranberry Almond Muffins – Egg less Muffins

Desserts don’t always have to be very sweet. Muffins made with whole grains with added dried fruits and nuts make a great desert alternative. My boys prefer this kind of desserts over ice creams or cakes. They do love the

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Baked Apple Roses – Apple Roses with Puff Pastry

I love baking and would love to try any different recipe I come across. Baked Apple Roses is one such dessert recipe that I came across on Face book and I knew that I had to make it. I have

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Paneer Bhurji | Scrambled Paneer | Paneer Subzi for Sandwiches and Buns | Pav Bhurji

The last recipe that I have for this week’s Entrée theme is this Paneer Bhurji that I have served with Pav buns to make it a quick brunch for the weekends. All this week I wrote about recipes that work

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Vegetable Biriyani – Easy One Pot Vegetable Biriyani

When doing entrees, I realize that I have not one recipe from India. I tried to not make any Indian recipes for this month long marathon, but coming to comfort food, I had to go to my mother land and

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Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups

Lasagna is one of our favorite Italian dishes that we almost never get to eat outside. In every restaurant the lasagna is pre made and has some kind of meat in it. Hence, the only lasagna our family has tasted

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Hakka Noodles – Vegetable Hakka Noodles

Noodles, fried rice, pasta; these are something that are perfect for weeknight dinners and in our family, they come under the comfort food category. If going Indian, my family would call Thayir saadham (yogurt and rice) or Ven Pongal, the

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