Category: Personal


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!


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!

Mango partially eaten by a parrot

Mango Picking & Childhood Memories

This summer the unseasonal showers have reduced the mango yield of our backyard mango trees compared to last year. Last weekend we picked a few mangoes which have since ripened and devoured by way...

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...

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 Blossom

Weekend Blossom

Some color for the weekend, here are some flower pictures taken from the garden this morning.

Weekend Blossom

Weekend Blossom

Today, I’m sharing a few flower pictures taken from my garden this morning. Hope you enjoy them!

Chrysanthemum flowers (chaamanti puvvu) from our garden

Happy New Year – 2007!

I wish all my dear visitors, family and friends a very happy and prosperous new year and may the new year bring in lots of cheer, happiness and blessings!! Orange gerberas chrysanthemum flowers (chaamanti...

Indian Kitchen – Traditional Coffee Filter & Modern Coffee Maker

Indian Kitchen – Traditional Coffee Filter & Modern Coffee Maker

The magnificent aroma of hot and freshly brewed coffee will hover over most South Indian homes every morning and a traditional coffee filter is essential to prepare it. Brewing coffee is an art and one masters with practice and according to one’s taste, some like it light or strong or black. To get that perfect decoction, is a ritual that most women follow each and every day.

You Are What You Eat Meme : My Top 10 Favorite Foods

You Are What You Eat Meme : My Top 10 Favorite Foods

Its been exactly a month since I have started this food blog and was going through the index of the recipes I had blogged so far and found that I haven’t blogged all my favorite foods yet. That reminded me that I need to post more of my favorite food in here.