A day in Alapuzha backwaters

Ever since we moved back to India , I’ve had this boat house trip on my wishlist. “God’s own country” welcomed us with open arms. We took the train to Ernakulam in the morning and boarded the rustic boat house at Allepey by midday. The  boats were parked neatly in…


Madurai Rameswaram Travelogue

Summer is here, kids at vacation means travelling and engaging kids full time. Some pictures from our trip to Madurai, Rameswaram.  Madurai Nayakar Mahal Light Show    Madurai Meenakshiamman Temple Rameswaram             SUNSET               Dhanushkodi          



Recently we were blessed to attend Theppotsavam at Adhikesava Perumal Temple, Selaiyur. The rituals were a treat to senses. A few clicks here for you to enjoy ….                                  



  Diwali wishes to all !  Wishing you all a happy , safe and dry Diwali ! The monsoon has drenched Chennai like it had never before and all the kids have their fingers crossed, hoping that the rains would end at least on the day of Diwali.  If you…


Visit To A Resource Recovery Park

Everyday, I commute and pass by Pallikaranai dump yard,  where a hill of  unsegregated waste grows day by day , I have some feeling within that is not quite comfortable. We live in a city called Chennai, make announcements that we love Chennai, shoot a movie and sing a song…


Dhakshinchitra – A Heritage museum

It was  a long pending visit planned and finally it happened on the Independence day . DhakshinChitra is located on East Coast Road , Chennai near Muttukadu boating camp. It is run by  Madras Craft Foundation , a NGO and has been maintained very well . It has real houses…


Everything Is Beautiful When It Rains

After a hot summer, it is been raining these days in Chennai , a rain that is quenching the thirst of plants. A welcoming weather for the chirping birds and fluttering butterflies. All is beautiful when it rains..Do we even need words to describe ? !          …


Kadambu / Seem paal

Seem paal / Kadambu/ Junnu is the steamed cow’s first milk.  One must be lucky to get fresh colostrum to make this in the authentic way. Lucky that we have many neighbours in our native to share this rare ingredient. If you have ever tasted the street vendor’s kadambu in T.Nagar area,…


South Indian Wedding

Had a chance to click a few moments and capture the memories recently during my niece’s wedding.  Sharing with you all.. Relax and watch the moments of a south Indian wedding.                

millet bread

Multi Grain Bread / Millet bread

Breads are a joy to bake, convenience to carry and versatile to suit  everyone’s  taste.  You can  only feel tiresome if you want to list the number of ways  one can pair  the bread –  Nutella, jams, cheese spreads, marmalades, compotes,  fresh fruits, chutneys, veggies….the list  is endless.   Baking bread…

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