Green Peas Pulao

There are days when you ache for a change in the way you prepare rice, you want it to look festive, yet don’t want an elaborate preparation, what do you do on days like that ? For inspiration I rummage through the freezer section in my refrigerator, there sat a half opened bag of Green…

A foggy morning…

It was one of those magical mornings that unfolds like pictures from a postcard, the fog was thick and lay low.  It would be a shame” to not stop and smell the roses” I thought as I drove through the streets . The buildings were hardly visible, like the moors of a page from a…

Mussel Meat Stir Fry

Food always stirs memories,  good ones coz’ I have shared food amidst laughter and fun be it friends or family, there is always joy around the dining table and oodles of laughter too. Summer vacations as a kid meant visiting grand moms at our native, a coastal village bursting with seafood fresh off the boat…

Photo of the day ! #SummerOf2017 series

Purple Coneflower /Hedgehog Coneflower /Echinacea purpurea is a North American flowering plant of the sunflower family. It’s a classic perennial that blooms throughout Spring to late summer and one of the most popular native wild flower.It has a large center cone  (hence the name Hedgehog Coneflower ) surrounded by pink purple petals.It is highly attractive…

Picture of the day ! #SummerOf2017 series

  Photo of the Day #SummerOf2017 : It’s Friday, what’s not to love ? Breathe in, take in all of nature. Remember nature does not hurry , yet everything gets done ! Happy Friday, y’all 🙂

Go Hawks !

Two weeks ago during our morning walk over the weekend, we saw a couple of people standing under a tree and looking up. Wondering what the commotion was about that early in the morning on a weekend, we stopped by, to look up at the tree, what we found was a laundry bag seated firmly…

Picture of the day! #SummerOf2017 series

Exotic looking  Asiatic Summer Lilies stood under the mail box elegantly adding drama to the landscape with their brightness and heavenly fragrance during our morning walk today . Spread their cheer, will ya ?

A visit to The Bahai House of Worship

Driving through the downtown traffic on a beautiful sunny day, we reached Evanston, a city in Cook County, 12 miles north of downtown Chicago.The village of Wilmette , where the Bahai house of Worship is situated, is a 10 minute drive from there through a beautiful neighborhood along the lake Michigan. Nothing could  have prepared…

Picture of the day! #SummerOf2017 series

Have been wanting to post the pictures I capture each day on random stuff, that caught my attention to stop and click.Being a lover of nature, there will be a lot of  nature pictures for sure and others that might have made me stop and smile awhile or reflect upon.This is a promise, to post…

Pineapple Fried Rice

 Summer is here and so are the pineapples. The peak season for pineapples are between March and July, when they are at their delicious best, though they are available all through the year. The pineapples we get here are the Dole variety, coming to us all the way from Hawaii.  “The most-visited tourist attraction in…

Strawberry Coconut Rava Laddoo’s

It’s summer time here ,everywhere you turn you find delicious, sweet and juicy strawberries and I picked my share of it this weekend. The  temptation to try something new with the fresh fruits in hand was so strong this beautiful weekend…… ………..that when I finally decided to try strawberries in a laddoo, I was pretty…