Category Food and Recipes

What makes for ‘authentic’ food?

Is there anything as the ‘only authentic version of a dish’?

Pongalo Pongal!!

Indian festivals are a great gastronomical delight, and Pongal is no exception.

Pori Urundai – the light-as-air laddoo

Snacks need not be laden with calories. They can be light and tasty too, as this laddoo.

Don’t throw away those peels!

Vegetable and fruit peels are loaded with nutrients. Use them!

Sundal – a favourite Navaratri snack

If Navaratri comes, can sundal  be far behind? For it is that naivedyam that is offered to the Devi and then distributed to everyone who visits your home for kolu and/or  haldi-kumkum. Children get an extra-large packet 🙂 Though sundal is a naivedyam for Ganesh Chaturthi too, its association with Navaratri is unmistakable for the above reason […]

Something is cooking – and it is Rasam!

We all have our own special comfort foods. Among South Indians rasam holds a high rank!

A recipe and a sweet debut

Cybernag can cook too!