Strawberry Shortcake ( eggless , no butter )

Short cake is a sweet cake or biscuit like the American one which is crumbly bread leavened with baking soda and baking powder. Shortcakes are usually prepared with flour, sugar, baking powder or soda, salt, milk or cream and eggs. There are many types of shortbread cakes, for instance it is  very popular to make… 

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Christmas Cake ( Eggless, no butter )

This is the ultimate Cake which we bake around Christmas time as it is loaded with rich fruits and nuts. I do not quite know whether  to call it a Christmas cake or a fruit and nuts cake..whatever it is , this is my ultimate indulgence once a year. While I usually bake without much… 

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Spicy Tomato & Onions chutney…Chettinadu style

Chettinad is a region in Tamilnadu well known for its cuisine  among  architecture among others. The cuisine is well known for its fiery spicy food and a mind boggling range of spicy accompaniments which is usually served with rice based preparations like idlis, dosas.Some well known foods  are paniyaram,Idiappam,vellai paniyaram, Karupatti paniyaram, paal paniyaram, masala… 

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Tamrind Foxtail Millet ( Thinai )

Tamrind Foxtail Millet is nothing but Tamrind rice preparation  using millets. Am not sure how to name it so I call it Tamrind Foxtail millet/Thinai. Thinai is incidentally one of the most ancient food or grains used in olden days especially in traditional homes in Tamilnadu. It ranks as one of the most preferred grain… 

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