Appam

This is a delicous South Indian breakfast dish. It's made of fermented rice batter. It has a bowl-like shape, with a thick center and crispy edges that curl up. To make it, you need a special pan. The appam pan looks different than other pans with a unique concave shape, which creates the bowl-like end … Continue reading Appam

Rasam

This is a simple and very tasty recipe of rasam. Rasam is a kind of watery soup made with tamarind juice, tomato and spices. It is easy to make, and it's usually eaten with rice. Think of it like a broth. When you pair it with rice, it's called rasam satham ("satham" means rice in … Continue reading Rasam

Hummingbirds Visiting Our Garden ( Summer 2019)

I never get bored watching this little creature. Every year, hummingbirds visit our garden from the spring through the fall. I enjoy how fast the hummingbird flies, and how fast it drinks honey from honeysuckles, zinnias and other flowers. We have a little humming bird feeder by our three season porch. I like to watch … Continue reading Hummingbirds Visiting Our Garden ( Summer 2019)

Anchovy Fish Curry/நெத்திலி மீன் குழம்பு

Anchovies are one of the most common fishes we get in our hometown. Many people like the taste of this fish curry. Anchovies have small bones in the middle, which can be easily removed while eating, in the small size fishes, you don't even need to remove them. I bought these anchovies from a nearby … Continue reading Anchovy Fish Curry/நெத்திலி மீன் குழம்பு