Have fun cooking with kids


During the holidays, you’re always looking for ways to keep children engaged and entertained. Helping them to cook is a great way to keep them busy. It’s also an occasion to teach them the basics of cooking. Super… Read More

No-cook meals to keep you cool this summer


This is no time of year to be sweating over a hot stove. Follow our ideas for easy meals that require little or no cooking. Cold Soups: These are refreshing and are a snap to make. All you… Read More

Breakfast ideas: Blend it, drink it


Who wants to be frying up eggs when it’s sizzling outside. Start your day with a healthy smoothie. It’s the perfect summer breakfast. Banana strawberry smoothie 1 cup banana, sliced 1 cup strawberries, washed and sliced 1 tbsp… Read More

Desi drinks to cool you down


Temperatures are soaring and you find yourself constantly reaching out for cold drinks. Forget the fizzy beverages and whip up these cooling, nourishing drinks at home. Aam Panna Ingredients   2 raw mangoes, chopped with skin Salt to… Read More

Bake an Easter treat


Easter means chocolate bunnies, candy eggs and other sweet treats. Put on your baker’s hat and whip up these scrumptious hot cross buns. Ingredients 2 tsp instant yeast 1 cups lukewarm milk 1 egg 1/3 cup butter, softened… Read More

Shake up a Holi cocktail


The festival of colour is all about welcoming a new season and staying in high spirits. Shake up this desi-flavoured cocktail and put the zing into your Holi celebrations.     Holi Special   Ingredients   30 ml… Read More

Sankaranti specials in a snap


Pongal, the harvest festival, is here. And it’s all about the food. Here’s how to whip up two festive favourites from Tamil Nadu. Sakkarai Pongal This is the sweetened rice dish made on Pongal and offered to the… Read More

Make your own Christmas Cake


It’s time for Christmas goodies and there’s nothing better than a home-baked rich fruit cake. This one comes from Sri Lanka and it’s delicious. Ingredients 500 g semolina 60 g flour 750 g sugar 2 tbsp brandy 2… Read More

Hot chocolate drinks to warm up winter evenings


The Weather Man says November is going to be wet and drizzly. It’s a very good reason to whip up these delicious hot chocolate drinks Nutty Hot Chocolate Ingredients 1 cup milk 1/4 cup cream 1/4 cup milk… Read More

Five fab foods for a post-Diwali detox

Avocado sandwich on dark rye bread made with fresh sliced avocados from above

The indulgence and excess of Diwali are behind us. Many of us are probably feeling guilty about all the good food we put away. So, now is the time to cleanse your body with these foods. Cabbage: The… Read More