January, 2009

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Sweet Dish on the occasion of Saraswati Puja


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Cauliflower Shrimp Kasha

Hello friends, back again with another yummy recipe.Nowadays, people are health conscious, so keeping that in mind, here is a tasty but low fat recipe.   Ingredients Shrimp-1lb Cauliflower(small)-1 cut into small pieces Garlic-6-7  pieces Onion-finely chopped- 1 Tomato-1 (cut... (Continue reading)

Boondi Ladoo

Hello Everyone, Wish all of you a very Happy Shree Panchami or Saraswati Pujo, what ever you say.. Today for Saraswati Pujo I am sharing my  Grandma in law’s(didishashuri) one delicacy. Sometimes she used to make this laddos , and we... (Continue reading)

Gall Bladder Problems

The gall bladder is a small pear shaped +organ situated underneath the liver.Both work in tandem, gall bladder storing bile produced by the liver and then releasing it as needed in the digestive process. When partially digested food passes from... (Continue reading)


Today I write about the emotional transition a work-from-home mom has to make when planning to go back to work full-time.   I started out the day reading a list of “bad things moms do…” on an internet message board.... (Continue reading)

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Doi Begun (Eggplants with yogurt)


Doi Begun Hello, I am Roma Saha, stay in Kolkata ,sometimes I come to visit my two sons in USA, at present I am in Sunnyvale, California, will be back to Kolkata to my own house in May . I like... (Continue reading)

The world through the toddler’s eyes.


I heard Mom tell my older cousins, “Always be truthful and honest.” During Diwali, Dadai (my mom’s dad)took me to Kali Pujo and for some reason I have an image of Kali Ma now. The other day at doctor uncle’s... (Continue reading)

Lamb and Aubergine Moussaka


  Hi everyone! It’s a long time since I posted my last recipe. Well today I am back with Moussaka, a traditional Eggplant (Aubergine) based dish in the Balkans and the Middle East, but most closely associated with Greece and Turkey.... (Continue reading)

Mom in Question – Monika


  Profession: IT Kids:  Tisha (7) , krish (3) Born and brought up in: India Currently base in: India Countries lived in: USA, India Cultures in my life: Indian, American     What did you find most interesting about living and... (Continue reading)

When the lights were out

For all those who grew up in India, do you remember the times when we were little and the lights went out, especially at night? This past December in Seattle was more severe than many can remember. Most people who’ve... (Continue reading)

Five tips as kids start using the web

At various ages, our kids will start thinking of social networking and other such entertainment on the web. You know what, given the age we live in, we wont be able to stop them. But based on what I have learnt... (Continue reading)

Angel Rum Cake

This recipe serves:  14 1 cup cake flour 1 1/2 cups superfine granulated sugar 1 1/4 cups egg whites (about 10 large eggs whites), at room temperature 1 1/4 teaspoons cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon rum extract... (Continue reading)

Sexual Problems

Today I am going to discuss a very common  problems among men. Sexual Problems are one of the major problems which creates lot of problems. Some of the sexual problems are: 1. Erectile Dysfunction (impotence) 2. Loss Of Sexual Desire 3.... (Continue reading)

Three funny stories of our Techie Gen Z kids

So ever since I thought I would write on this topic, I have been asking people I meet about stories about their kids – the techie Gen Zs who are growing up breathing technology. And today I thought I will... (Continue reading)

Pineapple Shrimp

I tried cooking  this dish, came out wonderful, so I thought of sharing with all of you. 1/4 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons chopped, fresh cilantro leaves 1 pound large shrimp, peeled... (Continue reading)

High Blood Cholesterol

After a certain age,  both men and women, concern about a certain problem, which most of the time turns fatal, this condition is the high cholesterol in blood.                        Cholesterol is a soft waxy substance found among the lipids(fats) in... (Continue reading)

Kulfi Popsicles

Quite like ice cream, Kulfi has its own wonderful flavor. This used to be my favorite Indian dessert while growing up. Now my 3yr old boys love it too. And they have fun helping me prepare this easy dessert and call it ‘Kulfi Popsicle’. This is not the traditional kulfi recipe, which... (Continue reading)

Shrimp Paulista

Residents of Sau Paulo call themselves as Paulistas , and this shrimp recipe is their regonal favorite dish  Hope you will also like this tasty one! MAKES          : 6 servings    ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes EASE OF... (Continue reading)

Rearing Tech Savvy Gen Z

My friend Shanta, when she saw the site, suggested that this would be a great topic to highlight. And I think it is a great idea. Because our kids are growing up immersed in technology. It so permeates their lives... (Continue reading)

Banana Pecan Loaf

Here I am with a very Healthy breakfast, but really Delicious!!! 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup very ripe mashed banana 1/3 cup unsweetened... (Continue reading)

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