Little Italy – Besant Nagar, Chennai – Restaurant Review

  Little Italy is one of the restaurants that we frequent on weekends. Atleast, on the weekends that we feel like eating Italian. An added bonus is that this is a vegetarian restaurant, which is fantastic for us in terms of variety and choice available in the menu. Little Italy Elliots Beach, as the Besant…

Yauatcha Bangalore – Restaurant Review

Last year, we visited Yautacha Bangalore, located in the One MG road mall. According to their website, Yauatcha is a “Dim sum teahouse offering contemporary Cantonese dim sum, patisserie inspired by European culinary techniques and Asian ingredients, and an extensive range of tea, wine and cocktails”. Around that time, the buzz around this restaurant was…

Chocolate-Strawberry-Oat Truffles

We’re celebrating this blog’s 50th post today, and it really means so much to have reached this milestone! It has been a while since Nithya first started this blog, and we’ve surely learnt a lot through this journey. We thank everyone for their patience and support 🙂 I follow a number of Vegan bloggers on YouTube,…

Corn Capsicum Masala

Hi Everyone! 🙂 I’m Sathya! You guys must know me as Nithya’s sister – I’m not new to this blog, and i’ve already written a post here (Veg Pizza). I’m taking over this blog for a while just so that we can fill in for each other when busy, so you as readers won’t see…

Easy Biscuit – Dark Chocolate – Dairy Milk Caramello Truffles

These truffles come together in a pinch. They’re really, really easy to make, and don’t contain any complicated methods or crazy combination of ingredients. I made these for a colleague and friend’s farewell at office, and it received rave reviews 😀 I’d taken exactly 6 of them, wondering how they’d receive it. I needn’t have…

Fried Fruit Pies filled with Cranberry & Blackberry Orange Jam

Hello!   For people who know DH, he’s generally very calm and collected about things. And when I say things, I also mean in his reaction to food. Its really rare that I’ve seen him enthusiastically appreciate food and ask for more. The most superlative acknowledgement coming from him so far has been ‘its good’;…

Homemade Veg Pizza

Hello! This is a guest post from my sister Sathya – who has also been bitten by the culinary bug like me 😀 My sister is my partner in crime – we discuss recipes, cookery shows, restaurants, flavour combinations and such things endlessly. Although we’ve been in different cities after I got married – and…

Mango & Cardamom Pannacotta with Berry Coulis – No gelatine

Hello !   This is my first ever try at making pannacotta. My interest in making this Italian dessert stems from watching Masterchef Australia, where contestants put up endless varieties of  lip-smacking pannacotta in beautiful shapes and sizes of glasses. My only problem – being a vegetarian, I was reluctant to use animal gelatine. So…