June 8, 2017

If you have a kid in elementary school you might get a kick out of the title. My kid kept singing this song all the time while he was waiting for the popsicles! The original goes like this "pop see ko pop pop see ko, my hands are high , my feet are low and this is how...

April 6, 2017

I have very sweet memories of making different kinds of laddus with my mom while growing up. She would make besan laddu, muri (puffed rice) laddu and sometimes rava laddu. She would get everything ready and I would help her form them into round laddus. I liked the tast...

January 9, 2017

Sooji halwa is a very common sweet dish with numerous variations found all over India. One of the most simple quick and easy desserts. They are typically flavored with cardamom or saffron or sometimes mixed with  fresh fruit like pineapple or banana....

December 21, 2016

This is the first recipe I learnt after I got married. It is my co sister Durga's recipe. She is an awesome cook, especially when it comes to traditional Andhra dishes. This is not a traditional recipe though, it's a fun quick easy no cook recipe. I like to call them m...

December 7, 2016

These are not your everyday pancakes. They are sweet, creamy, rich and decadent. The kiddo came back from school and it looked like he had a bad day. There is a saying in Telugu (my mother tongue) "peeta kashtaalu peetavi", meaning even a crab will have it's own proble...

November 29, 2016

A couple of years ago, we got the opportunity to live in Bay area, California. While driving by the scenic Monterey bay on the way to Carmel, we passed by strawberry fields with ripe strawberries dangling from the plants like big red rubies. Luckily the farmers were se...

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