Pulao or mixed rice comes in various colors and flavors. It is popular all over the Indian sub-continent and every region lends its own unique flavor to this dish making it distinct. Tangy lemon rice, spicy (and tangy) tamarind rice, bland peas pulao, plain jeera rice and the list is almost endless.

Summer, to me, is always defined by the fruits it has to offer.  While I lived in India, it was the one and only Mango.  Here, it conjures up images of plums, apricots, cherries and berries of several kinds.  I know spring is moving on and summer is round the corner, when I start seeing … Continue reading

Guest Chef Saras shares her tested method for making idiyappam in your kitchen. You will be surprised to see how easy it is to make soft and delicious idiappam from scratch. Try it.