My First Birthday Without You.

On 2nd June 2016 I turned 29. I wish I could express it in a lively, joyful way but I just can’t. It’s my first birthday without my dad. He was always the first one to wish me a happy birthday. Just when I thought I was making peace with my dad’s passing, there came my birthday- a sad, cruel and worst one. If you know me personally, you probably know me as a five-year-old-soul-in-a-29-year-old-body. Birthdays were a big deal for me as they are for 5 year olds. Not anymore. I just treated this birthday as just another day. For the first time ever, I din’t want people to remember my birthday.  I din’t want to face the cruel reality that my dad’s not gonna wish me on my birthday. Just another day seemed much better for me than a fatherless birthday. Read More …

10+ Quick & Easy Desserts

Looking for dessert recipes to please your guests? I’ve compiled few dessert recipes that I’ve tried, tested and loved by me and my guests. Some are ridiculously easy to make and sure to get the rave reviews from your family and friends. Psst. You don’t have to tell them it’s easy to make and enjoy your moment of glory. Let me know if you try any of these.Read More …

Amrakhand

amrakhand It’s raining mangoes in India and how I miss being in India now. Only good thing about Indian Summer is Mangoes, agree? If you know me well you know that I love fruits, mango especially. I’m a sucker for anything mango- raw mango, ripe mango, mango lassi, mango milkshake, mango sambar, mango pickle, you name it. Amrakhand is an ubiquitous Maharastrian/Gujrathi sweet made of hung(thick) yogurt and mangoes. It’s basically Shrikhand plus mangoes hence amrakhand. You can devour it just like that or you can eat it with roti or poori. Here’s how I make it.Read More …