Things have been a bit quiet here on the blog as I took a break, a slightly longer one than I intended. We’re back home once more as we relocated from Goa to Kochi (Kerala) and process of packing, moving, unpacking and settling in took so much longer than we anticipated. What with plumbers, carpenters,…
Summer is the perfect season for cold treats like frozen desserts or just simple but satisfying fare like ice-cream, slushes, granitas or popsicles. And what better way to beat the summer heat than with a combination of a delicious Popsicle with natural/ organic and healthy?
Arusuvai is a Tamil (a south Indian language) word which refers to the six (aru) different tastes man can sense on the tongue. They are uppu(salt), inippu/ thithippu/ mathiram (sweet), orappu/ karam/ erivu (hot/ spicy), kassappu/ kaippu (bitter), pulippu (sour), and **tuvarpu/ ch
Having completed 3 years as a Daring Baker, I must admit that that the monthly challenge announcements no longer have the same effect they did when I first joined the group. Being someone with very basic baking skills, I still remember the first year of challenges use
I almost didn’t get this month’s Daring Bakers challenge done. I just about managed to finish doing the assembling and decorating yesterday, which is not the way I like to do my challenges!
We’re in the middle of the monsoons, here in Goa. It is raining heavily and the hot summer has given way to much, much cooler days. And on particularly dark and gloomy stormy days, the howling wind and swaying coconut trees make you happy to be indoors. All perfect weather for some very hot coffee/
By now, you all must be heartily tired of my saying how hot it is here these days. After all, in most parts of the world where it is summer it must be hotter than it is in Goa. So I really should be feeling good about it, but all I’m looking forward to is the monsoon rains which will bring down the
A sorbet has to be among one of the easiest frozen desserts to make. What can get better than putting all the ingredients in the blender, puréeing everything and sticking it in the freezer? A great dessert when the temperatures are rising slowly and the last place anyone would want to spend more tim