Cardamom Tea Shortbread Cookies recipe by

Cardamom Tea Shortbread

It’s no secret that I love chai. Recently, the head of Learning and Development was visiting from my company’s headquarters in London. He hosted a series of workshops and seminars for our LA and San Diego staff. One of those was a session on presentations. He asked us to come prepared with a short two… Continue reading Cardamom Tea Shortbread

Indian Fruit Salad recipe by

Indian Style Fruit Salad

Pujas are a routine part of life in India. A puja is ceremonial prayer ritual performed to honor a deity, or to spiritually celebrate an event (so now you know what my name means).

Fig and Cardamom Tea Cake by

Fig and Cardamom Tea Cakes (Gluten Free)

Someday I will have a giant fig tree in my backyard. It’ll produce tons of figs and I’ll be able to just pluck figs off a branch and eat them all summer long. I love the sweet and slightly tangy flavor of figs. And I absolutely love that they’re in season right now.

Hot Toddy!

Hot Toddy!

It’s getting cold here in San Diego and there is nothing better than a Hot Toddy to warm you right up! We used to make it often on cold winter nights when we lived in Arlington, VA. The hot toddy is believed to have gotten it’s name from the Indian tadi. It is said that… Continue reading Hot Toddy!