Cantaloupe Smoothie – Super Healthy drink

Cantaloupe more popularly known as  musk melon is a powerhouse of health. The name comes from its sweet enticing aroma when the fruit is ripe.Tender,juicy and wonderfully delicious muskmelon is available abundantly in summers. It is packed with nutrients, antioxidants, fiber , vitamins and most importantly high percentage of water which keeps you hydrated and cool. Plus it is very low in…

Lychee Kheer – Appearances can be deceptive

Appearances can be deceptive. What meets the eye may not always be the truth. We often make judgments on people or things by their outward appearances almost instantly. Recently I was on a train with my family where I saw a man sitting on a seat adjacent to ours. He had a serious countenance, grim…

Strawberries and Cream – because you are worth it!

Soft, Sweet, Succulent…Red, Regal and Ravishing…this juicy,heart shaped vibrant beauty with a gorgeous green crown on its head is no wonder called the ‘Queen of fruits’. Besides its vivacious looks the fact that it is nutrient rich and full of antioxidants and health benefits makes it even more appealing. You are right! I am talking of…

Strawberry and Banana bread – My 100th post + A Lovely blogger award

Strawberries are in season. They are every where. Fruit vendors, ,markets,street stalls,  kiosks in malls, vegetable vendors every where just every where.Every time I step out of my home , they are almost like waving out to me ‘Take us home, will ya?’ And take them home I did. Strawberry smoothies, yogurts, milk shakes,salads, tried…

Orange Glazed Chicken and Fruit Skewers -Barbecue and Bonfire on the Beach

  Family outings can be real fun, especially when it is a weekend holiday by the seaside with two dozen excited people of all ages. Building sand castles, playing beach volleyball, bonfire parties, barbecuing, surfing, swimming, star gazing, day dreaming, relaxing… name it we did it ,whilst munching on the endless goodies which kept coming out…

Ice Apple or Palm fruit Smoothie

Palm fruit also known as Sugar palm or Ice Apple grows on the Palmyra plant.Palmyra palm tree is the national tree of Cambodia and Borassus flabellifer is the Latin name. It grows in the suitable climate of Southeast Asian countries  including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia.  This delicious fruit is delicately extracted from…

Mango Cheese Cake

When you are in a mood to indulge and pamper yourselves , then is the right time to dig into this creamy beauty. ‘ A thing of beauty is a joy forever‘ is one quote I wouldn’t want to agree with in this case. If you are not minding your calories, it will not take…

Strawberry Trifle

Strawberry trifle dessert…..Made with fresh strawberries. Do try this tasty dessert whenever it is the strawberry season in your place. Layer it with strawberry jelly, strawberry custard, fresh chopped strawberries, strawberry syrup, fresh cream and that yummy dollop of strawberry or vanilla icecream ( if I say strawberry once more, I am sure I will…

Mango Trifle

Mango trifle is a simple but interesting dessert. Mango is known as the king of fruits. So a dessert with the king has to be royal and befitting someone very special. Build the bottom layer with mango jelly. It is very light and delicate and has a transparent hue. Top it with crushed Oreo mixed…

Recipe : Crispy Apple and Strawberry dessert

A warm quick rustle dish for a cold day when your sweet craving overpowers you and you just don’t have the patience to spend long hours in the kitchen. In short, a sweet dish for a lazy day. It has an added advantage……as you are already feeling lazy, you needn’t have to worry about burning…