A Child cook to Chartered Accountant to Chef My tryst with food started when my mother Bhuvaneswari inducted my brother Sivakumar Balasubramanian and I to cooking. During summer holidays my uncle P S Sankaran taught me one dish a day from his legendary mother’s cook book Samaithu Paar. He is ..Continue Reading

Playing with Colours – Pickles – Thokku

Remember as kids we used to play four cups – Colour colour what colour do you choose Playing with #colours and #flavours #southindian #grandma #slowcooking #foodwithlove Cup 1 Sundried Natti Tomato Thokku Cup 2 – Kara Chutney Cup 3 – Sweet n Sour Glazed Onion Thokku Zoom at the grainy ..Continue Reading


#Jackfruit Halwa Chakka Varatti – is a household sweet in Kerala. Come jackfruit season the grannies will get ready to stock up slimy ripen jackfruit and Uruli (thick bottom vessel) and quality jaggery as these are essential to make this yum sweet. The biggest ingredient is patience as this is ..Continue Reading

Saravana Bhavan Ghee Idly

Saravana Bhavan Ghee Idly

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