World Photo day

World Photo day

Today, August 19, is being celebrated as World Photo day - celebrating 177 years of photography. Thanks to the invention of photography, we can capture some of the best moments ...

10 facts about Chocolate Brownies

10 facts about Chocolate Brownies

Last weekend, I had planned to make chocolate brownies. This was my first attempt to make these baked treats. Initially, I wanted to use brown sugar to make these goodies. ...

The popular dish from the land of Kali - Ghugni

The popular dish from the land of Kali - Ghugni

Many years ago, rewinding 25 years back, when I was a teenager, I remember, visiting my grandfather’s place in Jamshedpur. My youngest and most loved aunt, Padmini Atta, enthusiastically, exclaimed ...

Potato stuffed bittergourd curry

Potato stuffed bittergourd curry

After many years, I finally managed to visit the Dr Francisco Luis Gomes District Library, located in Navelim, my neighbouring town. It was inaugurated on 21 November, 2010 (the next ...

Cheesy corn balls

Cheesy corn balls

Some time back, my dear friend and colleague, Parul Raja, shared the recipe for chesse corn balls. Since then, I wanted to try it out, but was waiting for the ...

The easiest breakfast dish - Upma

The easiest breakfast dish - Upma

Nostalgic memories rush back with renewed vigour whenever I think about my favourite breakfast dish, Upma! I can recollect the tempting aroma of upma being prepared which is as soothing ...

Friday Musings #8: Seeds are life!

Friday Musings #8: Seeds are life!

This week, my daughter is being taught about seeds and germination in Science subject at her school. When I looked up for the meaning of seed, a seed is described ...