5 Super-Quick Summer Dessert Recipes for Kids

Want to put together a filling sweet treat for your little one but have no time or patience to bake a cake? I have five no-fuss dessert recipes to satisfy those unstoppable cravings. Satisfying your kid’s sweet tooth can be a challenge at times. Especially when you are famished after a long work-week or decluttering…

Puffed Rice Reindeers

Involve your kids while making these cuties. Adding marshmallows keeps the treats chewable, yet crunchy. You can replace puffed rice ( charmuri, murmura or pori) with Rice Krispie cereal for even more crunch. Once you prepare the base of this recipe you can create a lot of fun shapes and decorate it your way. Best…

Diwali 2015 – Besan Laddoo

Diwali prepping is one of those things that never seems to end. The biggest festival of the year for us Indians. After Dusshera, it has just been busy, busy, busy. Deep cleaning, organising and giving away old stuff to charity. Today I finally started preparing the sweets. Shailu put up all the twinkling lights last night…

Fried Modak for Ganesh Chaturti / Chauti

Ganapati or Ganesha is one of the most loved Hindu gods.  My childhood stories often involved him and his funny adventures. Stories passed down generations talk about his love for food. Chaturti or his birthday is therefore a celebration of food in all its glory. Sweets, savoury, cripsy, various kinds of culinary delights are prepared to please him and…

The Spiced Nut

Today I changed the name of my blog to The Spiced Nut. My old blog was a mix of life snippets and food posts. I wanted to focus more on food recipes and photography posts in this new space. It was a good time for this change, since I took a year and a half’s break from blogging altogether!…