Cream in milk in the pattern of a Rose

I poured the milk in the pan and the cream on top took the shape of a Rose on its own!….delightful!

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Produce from our farm

Produce from our farm –

  • Sarson (Mustard Greens)
  • Paalak (Spinach)
  • Methi (Fenugreek greens)
  • Soya, Cholai (Amaranth)
  • Arbi (Colocasia)
  • Baingan – gol and lambe (Aubergine – round and long respectively)
  • Mooli (Radish)
  • Dhaniya (Coriander)
  • Podina (Mint)
  • Mirchi (Chillies)
  • Papaya
  • Ganna (Sugarcane)
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breakfast and lunch - Idli sambar and cauliflower with peas

Idli (steamed rice cakes),  sambar (spicy yellow lentils) followed by coffee – That was Sunday breakfast.

Lunch today was: Gobhi matter ki sabzi  (dry dish made with cauliflower and peas, subzi is a generic name given to vegetables) with adrak

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A heart warming story of generosity, kindness and food.

A heart warming story of generosity, kindness and food.

Today I had three vegetables from three different earthy kitchens around our farm. The workers live on the farmland in huts and they cook in open air kitchens on stoves made … Read the rest


My food today - sweets from Greece


Received some wonderful presents from friends over from Greece.

  • Olive oil
  • Handmade Halva and Baklava. The smaller pack named halva tasted like patisa (an aromatic Indian dessert made from sugar, gram flour, flour, ghee, milk, and cardamom).
    Baklava tasted
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Mehmoodabad food festival

Went out for an evening of food and music. The event is called ‘Mehmoodabad Food festival’. The food was to die for!

Amongst the many delights were; Saffron chickenpotato curry made with fried potatoes, Spicy chicken (slow Read the rest