The biggest festive season in the country is here – Ma Durga is literally knocking on your door. Starting today, with Mahalaya or ‘the arrival of the mother’, the next twelve days will be a carnival of unadulterated fun and some serious binging on delicious plates of food. If you are a fan … Continue Reading

  STRAWBERRY AND BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE VERRINE 🍓   This version above was made by the Father -daughter  duo for a school competition .Salute to my dentist Dr.Aditya Kulkarni and his daughter. 💗 INGREDIENTS 125 gms One packet digestive biscuit crushed 50 gms unsalted butter unsalted melted 30 gms  powdered sugar 300 gms cream cheese 150 … Continue Reading

I grew up in Kolkata- the city of food, art, culture and ingenious Durga puja pandals. Ganesh Chaturthi and I were separated by land, ocean and different celebrations until I moved to Mumbai for work. And I have lived here for 14 seasons of Ganesh Chaturthi and 10 out of 14 seasons I have done … Continue Reading

http://foodpreneurUkdiche modak with a twist this Ganpati Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. It is the most anticipated Hindu festival celebrated across India. However, the scale of celebration here in Maharashtra, is simply overwhelming.  Having lived in Mumbai for about 14 years, I … Continue Reading

The beautiful festival of Krishna Janmashtami commemorates the birthday of Lord Krishna. The festival which is also referred to as the Gokulashtami or Govinda in Maharashtra, is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm by the devotees. On this auspicious day, while some devotees fast and pray until midnight when Lord Krishna is born, some people … Continue Reading

  Today is yet another beautiful day of Raksha Bandhan.Its a festival where sisters tie a colorful band on the brothers wrist and the brothers and sisters exchange promise to be by each other’s side and love each other.In India this festival is celebrated with lot of love and enthusiasm in each household.Sisters in each … Continue Reading

  Onam is a Hindu festival of joy,solidarity and compassion that embodies Kerala’s cultural unity and pluralism.As I write this food blog, I and my family offer prayers for the people of Kerala.I hope God’s own country shines to its full glory again soon. For those new to the festival of Onam, it’s is a … Continue Reading