Swedish Heirloom Cookies

"We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters" -Gloria Steinem Somebody posted this quote on New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof’s facebook wall on International Women's day. Reading the quote made me seriously think about how I am raising my kids. I kept thinking it is so true how we tell our girls that they don’t have ...more

Coffee Coffee Cake With Espresso Glaze

How is the new year treating you all ? Hope all is well with everyone. TH got a few ski tickets, way back, in the hope of teaching the lil guy skiing this season and so he did. Over the weekend we packed our back packs and the rest of the paraphernalia and went to our closest ski resort. The little guy had already demonstrated the weekend before to his Dad how he could make "pizza" and " ...more

Pecan Sandies & Happy Holidays !

Happy Holidays to all the dear readers of Collaborative Curry ! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with your loved ones. I know i should have posted this a couple of days ago, but... We had a wonderful Christmas eve and a peaceful Christmas day this year. Everybody was super excited about the snow. Though it was really cold, it was sunny and nice outside, so we went for a short hike in ...more

Whole Wheat Zucchini Carrot Bars

How are you all ? How is the holiday preparations coming along? Are you planning to travel during holidays ? Are you planning to bake a fruit cake or something special for this Christmas ? Our Christmas decorations are ready. My dried fruits and nuts bathed in rum, are waiting to be mixed in the batter for fruit cake. We have a Christmas tree for the first time. Till last year we were not ...more

Triple Chocolate Espresso Brownies

Hello everyone ! Hope you are all doing great. No, I didn't quite forget about this space. Just got tied up with some personal matters. Meanwhile I have been cooking a lot, though I couldn't take a lot of pictures. But sooner or later, you will get to see more recipes from me,I promise. This post has been lying in the draft for sometime now and I thought it is apt for this time, with the ...more

Chocolate Overdose Cake and 3rd Anniversary !

Collaborative Curry turns 3 this month ! I can't believe it ! I am so grateful to you all, for being with me in this wonderful journey. Things were a little different when we started this blog. The cofounder, Sunitha doesn't blog here any more. I wasn't sure whether I would be able to do this alone. You can imagine how life can be, with two kids and their after school activities. I must thank ...more

Whole Wheat Blueberry Crisp

I found this recipe in my Facebook news feed, on a fine summer after noon. I had some extra blueberries and strawberries, waiting to be rescued,in my fridge. So I clicked through the link, Saveur magazine had on their Facebook fan page, with a title, 'summer berry treats'. This easy blueberry crisp caught my attention and I was in my kitchen, in no time, to bake it ! I took my decision based ...more

Peach, Lime and Coconut Pops- A Guest Post By Soma

Collaborative curry is truly honored to have Soma here,as today's guest ! Most of you know her through her amazing blog, ecurry.ecurry is a wonderful blog with amazing photos and great recipes. Her pictures are beautiful and inspiring. I adore her photographs and love her Bengali recipe collection.I have tried this simple potato fry with quintessential bengali five spice mixture,panch phoron and ...more

Ada Pradhaman - Happy Onam !

Wish you all a very happy Onam ! Hope you are celebrating the festival of togetherness wherever you are, with a grand sadya. Onam reminds me of so many good things,ada pradhaman is just one among them. Onam brings back a lot of good memories of monsoon, the special dragon flies called onathumbi, onakkodi (the new dress), athappookkalam(flower carpet), sadya on banana leaf,swing on the big ...more