Granola..As You Love It

Granola..As You Love It

The term "Granola" probably makes you conjure up a scene in 1970s Los Angeles, zooming into Sunset Boulevard, perhaps, where Hollywood stars ordered their power breakfasts brimming with high-protein ingredients like chia seeds, tossed with hand-pounded crunchy oats and grande coffees before taking on the day. Zoom out back to ...

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Smokin' Hot Fire-roasted Corn Dip

Smokin' Hot Fire-roasted Corn Dip

If all our growing up years were to be condensed into a single nugget, what would it contain? There was so much play, and there was so much done on impulse. There was music that soothed the senses as it poured out of vintage gramophones, and books that were read ...

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Magical Mysore

Magical Mysore

Volumes have already been recorded about the magnificence of Mysore, the land of spices, silk and sandalwood, as the word goes, and should you want to plan a quick trip to this lovely little town just about 150 kms from Bangalore, the internet will indubitably offer an overdose of information. ...

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Tadka Travels: Teatime at Valparai

Tadka Travels: Teatime at Valparai

When one is weary of the bustle and smog of the city, the idea of heading out for a mini vacation is pretty appealing, at least until you find yourself marooned at a crowded spot, along with a million other souls who have had exactly the same notion. This scenario ...

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  • Piping Hot, Sticky Sweet!

    Piping Hot, Sticky Sweet!

    The Indian palate is well-accustomed to the stipulated mixing in of flavours - be it hot and sweet, or sour and spicy. Still, those fall on the ends of a ...

  • Tadka Travels: Spiti Valley Road Trip

    Tadka Travels: Spiti Valley Road Trip

    Starkly, dramatically beautiful, relatively unknown and much off the tourist tracks, Spiti valley in Himachal is neither a breezy weekend getaway, nor is it in any way like that restful ...

  • Restaurant Review: Fabelle Chocolates

    Restaurant Review: Fabelle Chocolates

    Growing up, there were few things more exciting than receiving a box of filled chocolates, poring over the little descriptions printed on the crinkly paper inside, tasting, sharing and arguing ...

  • Picnic-friendly Pizza Muffins

    Picnic-friendly Pizza Muffins

    When you love pizza, you find several ways and means to enjoy its warm, savory flavors. Just the thought of an overload of cheese oozing in little puddles amid little ...

  • Warm & Delightful Tropical Bread

    Warm & Delightful Tropical Bread

    The sun has been particularly ruthless lately here in Bangalore. While we get through our days with tall pitchers of iced tea and melt into a sweet puddle of delight ...

  • Toasty Roasted Baby Potatoes

    Toasty Roasted Baby Potatoes

    It doesn't take too long for us to munch our way through a kilogram or more of potatoes as a family. Somehow this pantry staple manages to sneak into our ...