“I love love love this! No Kerala meal is complete without Appam and Stew !” N exclaimed. I wanted to disagree, but her excitement was so genuine that I didn’t have the heart. I can count a few other Kerala meals that could equal or rival this, but I get it. Lacy appams and creamyRead more
This is a popular beef dish from Kerala. Small pieces of meat is cooked till tender and coated with a delectable mix of spices. Copious amount of sliced coconut and curry leaves round out the flavor.
Tharavu Mappas is a a traditional duck curry from the Kuttanad. Kuttanad is the waterlogged region in the south Indian state of Kerala where boats and canoes were the main mode of transportation until a few decades back . This abundance of water makes it an ideal place for water intensive farming. So there isRead more
Sardines – now here is a fish that makes no apologies about being one. This tiny flavorful fish, for many, is an acquired taste – you either love them or can’t stand them. This recipe is for those in the first category. Once you fall in love with these there is no going back, notRead more
I have a confession to make – I bake on the fly. Sometimes I just put a pinch of this and a pinch of that to make fantastic loaves or disastrous dough balls. It happens every so often – sometimes there is a method to the madness and other times it is just madness ! Read more
Here is another recipe to fire up that grill for – Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers. I love picnics and bbqs, but would there are times when I like to spend more time talking to friends or doing other fun things than keeping an eye on the grill . I love this recipeRead more
Swirls of bright or contrasting colors on white or yellow cake look dramatic. Chocolate marble Cake – simple to make, beautiful to gaze at and delicious by the mouthfuls. These is absolutely no need for any frosting, glaze or garnishes. This is a delicious cake that can be made from scratch easily – no needRead more
This is one of the most common fish curries made in Kerala homes. Fresh caught fish , fresh coconut milk , green chilies and curry leaves right from the backyard or fresh from the market, coconut oil and kokum , these are the ingredients that make this dish irresistible to sea food lovers. NotRead more