Personals, Recipes

Tea in the Indian home

There is no function that occurs in an Indian home where Tea is not served.Each family have their own way of preparing this hot drink and their own official Teamaker. Some like boiled milk, while others prefer cold and some will always add loads of sugar to the teapot so everyone is given a sickly sweet cup of tea. Some…

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#TravelThursday, Personals

50 Shades of Me … well not exactly

I only realised the other day while having an online chat with one of my #KeralaBlogExpress friends Andrea, just how interesting I really am. Yes,I see you rolling your eyes  thinking out aloud “oh please !” Let me explain further this conversation with Andrea. Having travelled to various parts of the world ,the locals and fellow travellers are always curious…

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Recipes

Indian with a Mexican Twist

I love experimenting in the kitchen. Fusion cooking is what I enjoy, drawing inspiration from my Indian cultural heritage and my travel adventures. During our fasting month it is very easy to get tired and bored eating vegetable curries. I for one am not a fan of certain vegetables so I tend to create fusion dishes for my family. A…

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Fashion, General, Uncategorized

#OOTD Bollywood Inspired

A sari is the traditional dress of an Indian women.As soon as an Indian girl comes of age,she starts to wear a sari.According to which part of India your family roots are will depend on the way you wear your sari.Bollywood movies have inspired young women all over the globe to dress like the movie starlets.Even Hollywood has fashion that…

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Reviews

Teapigs #Review

Its no secret that I love a good cup of tea.I could blame it on my time in London where everything is sorted with a cup of tea good or bad, or my Indian roots of tea or my gran who insists on a 3pm cup of tea.Either way tea has always been apart of my life.The British during time…

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Personals

Wedding Fever!

Last year my brother decided he was going to take the next big step in life and get married.This is such an exciting time and the surprise just got better. My brother doesn’t come across as a Romantic but he surprised us all by proposing to his gf after a helicopter ride up Inanda dam.The view was breathtaking and he…

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Events, Personals

Bollywood Intrigued

As a kid I didn’t like Bollywood movies for several reasons which included : Overdramatic fighting scenes Singing and dancing in the rain around a tree The fighting scenes with its crazy exaggerated sound effects Every movie was over 3 hours running time BUT as an adult I have fallen in Love with Bollywood.During my time of living in London…

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Personals

Love is….

It always baffles me that the English Language has only word to express the word Love yet the Greeks and Indians each have over 5 words each. We each experience different kinds of love in life…. For me personally, Love manifests itself in my life like this : Love of my  Family – your first experience of relationships. Love of…

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Personals

My gran…

Having ever known only 1 set of grandparents my whole life, both my grandparents are my world. When I was 13 my grandad passed away. My gran always doted on my brother and I cooking our favourite meals and basically spoiling us rotten. Since Dad , who was her only child died gran hasn’t been in the best of health…

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