Events, Personals

Purtassi Diaries 2015

For some reason this year more than others,I have looked forward to this beautiful month of prayer and fasting.I guess as one gets old we realise what brings us comfort and strenght and often it is religion and prayer.The last few years have been filled with so many tough lessons and blessings. Every religion has periods where their followers fast…

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Recipes, Reviews

#MeatFreeMonday Recipe – Stir Fry

In almost all traditional Hindu homes ,Monday is a day where no meat is eaten.It is a prayer day and the diet is made up of vegetables.So when the concept of #MeatFreeMondays was introduced it was welcomed as we already dont eat meat on Mondays.Frys has an awesome range of soya vegetarian products to make meal times interesting.As a family…

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Purtassi – A hindu fast

Today marks the month long fast of Purtassi for all Telegu and Tamil speaking Hindus. It is a very auspicious and religious time for all who observe this fast. I have always done this fast even as a little child and have always loved this time of year.My parents and my grandmother have always stressed the importance and significance of…

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