Vanilla Raspberry Rose Cake

Friends. “God gives us our relatives, thank God we can choose our friends.” – Ethel Watts Mumford. We don’t get to choose our parents, siblings, children, the random aunts and uncles nor our teachers, classmates and definitely not our bosses. Friends though, we absolutely can choose. As important as friends are in everyone’s life, when you’re living away from home, in an unfamiliar part of … Continue reading Vanilla Raspberry Rose Cake

Basbousa soaked in an Orange and Spice Syrup

Krishna Janmashtmi celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. India has more gods and goddesses than I could worship in a lifetime. Thirty three million according to a quick Google search (though I suspect the number could be higher). Of all these various deities, Lord Krishna no doubt, is the most colourful, charming, unconventional of them all, and for me, also the most relate-able to our … Continue reading Basbousa soaked in an Orange and Spice Syrup