Krishnan’s birthday celebrated with homemade ice cream and “namkeen” cake ..
The relationship between sugar and carbs: what you need to know. — Read on http://www.chowhound.com/food-news/263975/relationship-between-sugar-and-carbs/ Krishnan and I gave up on white sugar since 2018, or so we thought :). We only stopped adding sugar to our coffee and tea and naively assumed that we have given up on sugar. Our day started with coffee … Read more
#LockdownTales The Tamarind Sweet Chutney is a staple addition to several “Chaat” (snack) items. The restaurants make it with sugar and tamarind pulp. Since we are in a lockdown and more importantly since Krishnan and I are trying to avoid white sugar totally, I make this chutney at home so that I can substitute the … Read more
#LockdownTales #ChineseVirus BLOT – Cooking is a gender neutral life skill that everyone must learn. As we city dwellers get confined to our homes and are forced to eat home cooked food rather than ordering a meal, I wanted to share some easy things to cook. The lockdown is also a good opportunity to learn … Read more
Continuing our attempts to add more vegetables to our regular food – I made “cutlet” dosas. Flashed (an OPOS technique) corn, green chana and green peas and poured some dosa batter. A little bit of garam masala and green chillies or red chilli powder can be added. I didn’t add either, just adjusted the salt. … Read more
Our living room balcony always has a tray of water for the birds, whether its summers or winters. The pigeons of course are the main visitors but every now and then we get to see other birds, even sparrows. There is a crow that comes early in the morning and demands a biscuit from us. … Read more
We were in Vizag as part of the ShikshaDaan Yatra and we stayed at a really nice hotel called Green Park. The breakfast spread was lavish and they had cut fruits as well as the fresh fruit juice. I asked the server whether there was sugar in the fruit juice and he beamed to say “yes … Read more