Blogger Recognition Award

I am so happy and honored to be linked into a blogger appreciation chain by Liz of https://bubbleteafordinner.blog BubbleTea for Dinner .Liz is the pastry girl from Montreal and has an amazing site ,do check out her site for delicious desserts, preserves and sweet musings if you have not already done so ! You will absolutely love it!!Thank…

Awesome Blogger Award

Dear all, I am so  happy and honored to be nominated for the Awesome Blogger Award by an amazing, energetic and enthusiastic blogger Megala from Megala’s Kitchen .I am so grateful and thank her for honoring me with such a nice gesture. Megala has an amazing  blog with wonderful  traditional recipes which also has detailed , step by…

InchiPuli – Ginger and Tamarind relish

Today’s recipe is Pulinchi or InchiPuli (‘Puli’ means Tamarind and ‘Inchi’ means Ginger in my native language) .This is an awesome relish/chutney/curry that is part of the traditional sadya , prepared during festivals(my last post has details on the sadya). It has so many varieties of spices and flavors in it that a little drop is…

Today’s Quote

My inspiration for today .. Source : http://www.keepinspiring.me/positive-inspirational-life-quotes/#ixzz4clKzuMTU    

Today’s Clicks – Niagara Falls

Today’s clicks are from the beautiful Niagara Falls , truly a natural wonder- the falls are an amazing tourist attraction, reflecting nature’s larger than life quality and reminds me of how insignificant we are in this universe. Visiting the falls was indeed a humbling and awesome experience.The Niagara falls as you may know actually consists of three falls,…

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is an awesome fast food or street food loved by one and all . It is basically spicy mixed vegetables  cooked in tomato gravy normally eaten  with pav or soft bread roll (bun) . You can use any veggies for this dish .However  carrot, potatoes, cauliflower,  peas and green bell peppers are usually…

Click of the day

Moon in the clear blue skies, always a pleasant and beautiful sight to see – Here in this picture a waning Gibbous after a full moon .

Photography for Beginners – Part 4 – Panning

Photography for Beginners -Art of Panning In my last post about  photography tips , I posted about capturing still images of a subject in motion and we saw how to accomplish motion freeze of moving subjects. However, the background was not blurred and so it does not give the viewer an assumption that the subject was in motion…

Milestone – 500 likes!

Hello all, I got the notification of my first 500 likes from wordpress yesterday !  I want to take this opportunity to THANK all my wonderful readers and followers for following my humble blog , reading my posts and for all the comments and likes .I sincerely appreciate your thoughtfulness and support. .It is wonderful to follow…

Today’s quote

Today’s quote is from  “The speaker’s quote book ” by Roy B. Zuck, It  is a great book for  quotations and has over 4500 illustrations and quotations. This was one of the quotes  under the child rearing section :                       Source : The Speaker’s quote Book…

Mango Curry Recipe and about Vishu Festival

We had a great spring break last week and it was even more special as we got to celebrate ‘Vishu’ , a traditional festival, on 14th April which marks the beginning of our new year !! In Kerala, Vishu is celebrated by  bursting firecrackers and enjoying yummy traditional food. The previous night, the deity and…

Clicks of the day

Here are a few more breathtaking , scenic shots  from Maui, Hawaii . The first one shared from the tropical plantations appeared in a previous post. Click on each of the pictures to see the full resolution.