We’ve given up sugar in our coffee over 7 years ago. It was a bit difficult in the beginning, but now we enjoy sugar free coffee (sounds hard to believe). Sometimes, when we visit friends and they ask us if we want coffee, they get surprised when we say we’d like coffee without sugar. We […]
Wishing you a Happy Diwali, may it be filled with lights and laughter...
It’s been only a few years, since I’ve started experiencing Diwali and the celebrations associated with it. I grew up at a time when Diwali was hardly celebrated in Kerala. I’m sure it must be different now with so many North Indians in the state.
There are many North Indian families in our building and we get to feel the excitement of the festivities around us. The best way to join any festive occasion is by making some special dishes, associated with the festival. Over the years, I’ve tried quite a few sweets, which can be made during Diwali time. I guarantee you, these are really simple and easy recipes, with readily available ingredients. Why dont you check it out and see?
Here’s an easy Diwali recipe to make at home. Diwali is almost here and I see sweets of different colours, shapes and sizes stacked in decorated boxes at Indian stores here. Though we don’t celebrate Diwali, for the past few years, I’ve been making some kind of Diwali sweet at home. I didn’t want to […]
Onam is celebrated by Keralites irrespective of their religion, culture etc; Onam brings very fond memories to all Malayalees and it’s same with me. If you want to experience the spirit of Onam, you should visit the DH (Darbar Hall) Road in Cochin during Onam. The entire road is filled with the sound of street […]
Last year during Diwali, I got a comment from an unhappy reader. She wasn’t unhappy about any particular recipe. Curious to know why she was unhappy? Well, she was kinda upset about one of my Diwali write-ups. I wrote in a Diwali post, that I came to know more about Diwali after coming to Bahrain […]