Happy birthday to me…

Who can wish me better than me! So, here it is – a happy birthday post to me and of course, happy birthday to Lord Krishna who graciously decided to share his birthday with me this year. All in all, it was a day of baking a cake for me and making all the traditional…

Happy Birthday & A Tiramisu Cake {Recipe}

In all these years, this is the first time I baked a birthday cake for S. I had planned the gifts months ahead. The first gift was a one plus one phone which I gave him a couple of months ago. I also gave him 4 toys – of LFC players – Gerrard, Coutinho, Sterling…

Celebrating little moments with Butter Rum Cake

My first wedding anniversary is a good 5 months away. But I sure remember the day S told me he wanted to marry me. No, it was not a question. It was a statement. For those who have not yet read how the man proposed to me, hop over here to read the story. That…

Meet the Bakers – Shantala Medappa

Ice creams always bring fond memories, be it those late night binges with my bestie in Pune or make sad-puppy-dog-eyes at the husband so he’ll drive me to corner house here in Bangalore just before their closing time or simply digging into the freezer and pulling out that tub of store bought ice cream. Today,…

Meet the Bakers – Veena Sakthi

Just a day to go for the Grand Annual Bake sale and I am mighty sad that I won’t be able to go. So, whoever is there, please eat a piece or two or three (or more), for me! Especially Veena’s jamun cup cakes, pretty please? So, let’s get on with our chat with the…

Meet the bakers – Radhika Radhakrishnan

Today, we get to meet someone who has a full time job as a social media marketer with a leading IT giant and yet is taking the world of baking by storm. Ladies and Gentlemen, please meet Radhika Radhakrishnan Some excerpts from our chat Q. What brought on baking?A: It all started when I was…

Meet the Bakers – Cindana Manickavel

On this series so far, we’ve seen a pro baker, 2 dentists, one journalist turned author turned baker and now, let’s meet a professional tennis player. Before your jaws drop, let’s get on with our chat Q. A pro tennis player eh! How was your childhood like?A:  As I played pro, I kept shifting schools like…

Meet the Bakers – Sunitha Raja

Yet another dentist, this bake sale – a dentist who dreams of backpacking around the world some day; Ladies and gentlemen, please meet Sunitha Raja! Let’s get right on with our chat with the good doctor! Q: A doctor and a baker – deadly combo🙂 How did this happen?A: As a profession, I have always…

Meet the Bakers – Nandini Sivakumar & Bhavna Rao

Lotsa Lavender – Smells fresh and relaxing – I am sure that’s how Nandini and Bhavna’s kitchens are! It’s totally amazing that we have people from varied professions getting their hands into baking and this time, let’s meet Bhavna, the dentist and Nandini, a business journalist turned author turned baker. This duo began and run…

Meet the Bakers – Maaria Kulsum Tanveer

Do I need to introduce this baker? This lady never ceases to amaze me every time. Her zest for life is immense. Ever so warm with a smile on her face, she is the queen! Rightfully so. Have you ever been threatened to be taken to the police if you decide to not take an…

Thai Basil Fried Rice

Blogging after a long gap, cooking after eons – life has changed in more ways than one. I am now Mrs S. S has featured in this blog as my guinea pig and now he doesn’t really have a choice🙂 I have resumed work now and things are getting a little hectic. It’s a little…

Around the world with the Tadka Girls

I love a book; any book. There’s something about holding a book in your hand, caressing the text and glossy pictures, slowly turning the pages; immersing yourself in the content – it’s almost sensuous and orgasmic. I can be with a book all day and night – food and water become secondary. Now, in the…