April 2, 2020
Marta Rocha Torta

The year was 1954. A starry eyed teenager, Maria Marta Rocha, winner of the Miss Brazil contest, came to the US to take part in the Miss Universe pageant. The…

September 9, 2019
What’s Black, White and Red and loved by Indians?

Schwarzwäld Kirsch Kuchen. That’s quite a tongue twister, isn’t it? For those of you that don’t speak German, I’ll give you a clue. Chocolate, cherries and cream. What’s not to…

August 7, 2019
Will the real Red Velvet Cake take a bow?

It was a long , long time back. Dinosaurs had just about stopped roaming the earth….probably because there was no Facebook or Instagram or Snapchat….  There was however a man…

August 3, 2019
Once upon a brownie…

A long long time back, in what seems to be another lifetime, I used to make brownies for The Corner House in Bangalore. Spurred on by my lovely friend (and…