Masala Peanuts


This post is especially dedicated to my son Arun, a foodie through and through right from the day he started on his solid food as a baby. He learnt to switch off the gas stove even before he could properly learn to stand upright lest walk without me teaching him. His biggest plaything used to […]



In our Native place the “Chitthirai Thiruvizha” is celebrated with much fan fare. Especially Chithra Pournami which falls in the month of Chitthirai is considered very auspicious as the “Ther” funtion is held on that day. All the four “Mada” streets around the temple volunteer in making this “Paangam” and “Kanji” on this day and […]

CBB Series #3 ~ Evening Tiffin


What did our grandmothers and mothers did to feed us in the evening before the markets were hit by confectionaries, baked goodies and the evergreen Noodles that could be made is a couple of minutes? Of course they always did have Khakras or Murukkus that are made and stocked up which we all loved to […]

Roundup of CBB Series#2 ~ Chettinad Cuisine


Welcome to this roundup of some awesome and delicious Chettinad cuisine recipes. This month’s series was dedicated to Chettinad cuisine and the blogger friends has sent in some of their amazing recipes from their kitchen. Presenting you their recipes…Chandrani Banerjee of Cuisine Delights has sent this steaming, piping hot Chettinad Rasam Rekha of Shahi Rasoi has sent […]