Category: Misc

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Blog Maintenance Notice

My food blog is going through a blog maintenance mode and will not be accessible at times. We are working on our wordpress blog for smooth functioning.

eggless cupcake

Eggless Cupcakes

Easy to make eggless cupcakes.for kids. As part of Vegetarian Baking recipes series, here’s a basic egg free vanilla cupcake recipe with chocolate ganache.

happy diwali

Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali Greetings! Wishing all my dear readers and friends, celebrating the festival of lights a very happy Diwali. Have a safe and fun filled Deepavali.


Apron Giveaway Winners

Its time to announce the winners of the Apron Giveaway. A whopping 1100 readers participated in the giveaway. I wish I could give each of the 1100 readers, a Kalamkari Apron. I really wish I could.


Blog Birthday & Giveaway

Sailu’s Kitchen is 6 years old and I am celebrating my blog anniversary with a giveaway. I am giving away 4 Handmade Kalamkari aprons designed by me to 4 lucky winners. This giveaway is open to all readers till 15th November, 2011 (midnight India time). Good Luck and have fun!


Kitchen Essentials ~ Measuring Cups & Spoons

Keeping in mind some of my dear readers predicament with regard to measurement of ingredients, on their request, I am doing this post on measuring cups and spoons that I use in my daily cooking and baking.


Sorakaya Payasam ~ Doodhi Kheer for 4th blog birthday

Today, Sailu’s Kitchen turns four. Feels incredible! A mere ‘thank you’ isn’t enough to express my gratitude for your affection, support and encouragement, dear readers. I appreciate each and every comment, feedback and emails sent by you. Thank you very much!


Weekend Garden ~ Kanakambaram (Firecracker Flower)

Kanakambaram is a tropical shrub that is usually grown in pots. It has small fragile orange flowers also known as Firecracker. With no fragrance, these tiny flowers are often strung together into strands, sometimes along with white jasmine flowers.


Weekend Garden ~ Starfruit

Weekend Garden features ‘Star Fruit’ (Carambola). Our backyard starfruit tree is full of fruits and my 7 year old is on a fruit-plucking spree. Just plucking, mind you, since the fruits are within his reach. He won’t eat it.


Beyond Curries

Beyond Curries is a new food blog run by a group of Indian food bloggers. Basically this blog will be working towards demystifying Indian cooking and bring to readers the ABC of basic Indian...


A Blessed 2009!

“The new year is set before us like an unwritten volume all its pages blank. Let us write upon each day’s page things that at the end of the year we will look upon with rejoicing rather than regret.”


Third Blog Anniversary

Three years of food blogging! An what a journey its been, virtually connecting with fellow bloggers and readers, diligently responding to reader queries, spending significant amount of man hours updating posts and visiting blogs....

Support Bri

Bloggers Unite – Support Bri

We, bloggers, have come together to support a noble cause. Fellow food blogger, Brianna Brownlow, who blogs at Figs With Bri, is battling against breast cancer and to meet the treatment costs not covered...

Chamanthi from my garden

Blogger Appreciation Day

From my garden Earlier today, I learnt that Darren Rowse has unofficially declared April 14th as Blogger Appreciation Day [UNOFFICIAL]. In case you don’t know who Darren Rowse is – he is an Australian...

Taste Of India

Taste Of India

When Food Blog Desam had to close due to unforeseen circumstances, it saddened me. I have personally benefited from it immensely and had got used to this support system like so many others. When...

Karigar Riyaz working on a design

Happy Pongal & Suvastra

Wishing all my readers, visitors and friends a very happy Pongal! This new year saw a passion of mine take shape in the form of a new blog that will chronicle some of my...


Weekend Bird Watching – Rama Chilaka

I was fortunate to capture an image of this green feathered beauty perched on our backyard mango tree which is home to a variety of birds. I didn’t pursue the parrot lest I disturb...

United We Stand Against Yahoo! Plagiarism

United We Stand Against Yahoo! Plagiarism

I hate to give the unpleasant subject of plagiarism space in my blog. I’ve been a victim of it. Its not new to me, its been happening since my initial blogging days. At first,...