Best Blueberry & Cranberry Muffins Ever

Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own               -Charles Dickens The world around us is as pretty as a picture if only we have the time to look and admire.I don’t know about the places which are still covered in snow but the weather in…

Healthy Breakfast Smoothies:Week 3 – Pista Apple Chikoo & Almond Milk

As the New Year draws closer,I am sure everyone is enjoying the holiday season with family and friends…partying hard and feasting harder. The cold air is filled with the irresistibly delicious aromas of baked goodies everywhere. They inevitably find a way into our homes even if we are not whipping them up in our kitchens. I…

Healthy Breakfast Smoothies:Week 2 (Apple dates &nuts)

If you are a fitness enthusiast, have a weight loss goal or simply want to look good this party season, this delicious and healthy smoothie is made just for you. I hope you have tried and enjoyed the Strawberry and banana smoothie I shared with you last week. This week I have a different one…

Healthy Breakfast Smoothies: Week 1

December across the globe is a month of feasts and festivities. In Hyderabad,the weather in December is pleasant and beautiful,which means the entire month is lined up with weddings,parties and events. Hyderabadi weddings are a gastronomer’s delight.There is a huge spread of delicious hard to resist food.  Hyderabadi dum biryani, haleem , Marag, dum ka murgh,…

Mango Bread – Easy and Delicious

Come Summer and the royal land of Nizams, Hyderabad appears golden yellow.Hyderabad fondly known as the ‘Pearl City’ is an enchanting land of heritage monuments,forts,palaces, lakes, museums, gardens, software parks and more importantly a delectable cuisine fit for the kings. And when it is summer, especially in the month of May, the entire city is…

Banana Walnut Chocolate Bread and a resolution checklist

Yesterday my daughter read out a joke on Neil Armstrong from the internet…. ‘Neil Armstrong was the first human being on the moon.Neil A spelt backwards is Alien. So did we send Neil Armstrong to the moon or back to the moon’  🙂   That reminds me,most of us have made our resolutions for 2016 by now….

Chicken Fatayer/ Stuffed buns – Aromatherapy in your kitchen

The cold December air is heavy with the delicious aromas of baked delicacies.It seems like the whole world is busy with one thing-baking. Anywhere you go, you  get that  whiff of cakes, breads or cookies being baked somewhere in the neighborhood,stimulating your senses and evoking a mood of cheer and revelry . These mouth watering floating aromas trigger happy childhood…

Fruit ‘n Nut chewy Granola bar – and a Selfiesh world!

Last week I had some shopping errands to run. While on my way back I happened to drive past my college(the place where I did my under graduation). I have some lovely memories of those days. It was so many years since I passed out of  college and I hadn’t had a chance to visit…