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Hello Everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful time celebrating the start of a brand new year, and soon after the festival of Pongal. I have been meaning to post more recipes, well, that was my last year’s resolution! But this year I plan to keep it! But this year, we’re not going to have…

Tamil New Year and Vishu – Recipes Linked

TAMIL NEW YEAR The Tamil New Year day usually falls on the 13th or the 14th of the month of April, in the Gregorian Calendar. The Tamil solar year begins on the first day of the first month of the calendar, Chithirai, and hence this day is also called “Chithirai Thirunaal” and also “Puthaandu”, which…

Rama Navami Festival – Recipes Linked

Sri Rama Jayam! The Rama Navami festival celebrates the birth of Lord Ram, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the Dashavataram, and also the hero of the epic, Ramayana. Lord Ram was born in Ayodhya, to King Dasharatha out of a Putra Kameshti Yagna. Dasharatha had three wives: Kausalya, Kaikeyi and Sumitra. Ram was…

Karadaiyan Nombu or Savitri Vratham – Recipes Linked

Karadaiyan Nombu or Savitri Vratham is the festival celebrated by Tamil Brahmin women, both married and unmarried. This day is observed when the Tamil month of Masi ends and the month of Panguni begins. In 2017, this day is celebrated on March 14th in most places around the world, including the US and India. These…

Tomato and Mozzarella Bruschetta or Crostini Recipe

Yields: 15 pieces Preparation Time: 15 minutes Oven Temperature: 400 Degree Fahrenheit INGREDIENTS French Bread or Ciabatta Bread or any Baguette – 15 slices (can be sliced diagonally or straight, thin or thick) Tomato – 2 nos Garlic – 3 cloves Basil Leaves – 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese – 15 slices (about 4-5 mm thick,…