Good Luck Cafe – Pune

You know a restaurant is successful when it is used as a landmark by anyone and everyone throughout the city. Good Luck chowk on F.C.Road is just that. It’s a prime busy crossing, deriving its name from the Irani establishment that lords over the corner.   Since 1935 is what their hoarding proudly proclaims and…

Nandi Hills – Bike Trip

Clouds resembled a thick blanket of mist. The cool wind made my eyes squint. My hair swayed along with the gentle breeze and as I conquered one hairpin turns after another, my excitement kept on increasing. After 4 months of being in Bangalore, I finally visited Nandi Hills, the closest tourist spot near Bangalore. Everyone…

Octave Hotel & Spa, Bangalore

My company had provided me Accommodation in Octave Hotel for 15 days which was inclusive of the Breakfast. It is located just walking distance from my office. This facility is probably one of the best in the area with friendly and courteous staff. Very decent property and noise free well maintained rooms. House Keeping is…

Flavours, Bangalore

I and my hubby dropped in one Sunday afternoon for lunch here. The buffet spread was reasonably good at Rs. 349 plus taxes. This is located inside the Octave Hotel on Sarjapur Raod, just besides Total Mall. Though not a lot of items but a decent number of items in their week-end lunch buffet! Food…

Who Will Cry When You Die?

First of all I would like to thank my friend – Aravind for gifting me this fabulous book. He presented me this book as a farewell gift when I was moving to Bangalore. Though I completed reading it in Diwali period, still the review was pending…And here it is now… Book: Who Will Cry When…

A Trip at LalBaug, Bangalore

Bangalore is a beautiful city, if only one opens their eyes and looks past the traffic, noise and pollution. ‘Garden City’ is a slogan that the public has seen plastered all around, and Lalbagh truly made me see that there is a beautiful side of the city. Our visit to Lalbaug was first ice-breaker trip…

Tutti-Frutti Delight

#30 of 30: Birthday Surprise for Hubby Everyone loves Ice-cream and when it’s served in a lovely way, it becomes so much mouth-watering… Here’s a simple dessert recipe to pamper you…!!! Ingredients: 1 scoop Tutti Frutti ice cream 1 tbsp Readymade tutti-fruity ½ tbsp chocolate syrup Method: Make a pattern on the Bottom and sides…

Kelicha Shikran – Banana Milk Dessert

#29 of 30: Birthday Surprise for Hubby My Father used to make Shikran at least once a week as a sweet-dish along with our regular Lunch…  When mother used to be in Kitchen making hot chapatis, My Father used to mash the peeled bananas by his hands in a bowl and then add lots of…

Mango Delight

#28 of 30: Birthday Surprise for Hubby Mango Delight is a delectable soft and creamy frozen dessert made of Alphonso mango. This is one of the quick mind-filling desserts for the summer.  It is a simple frozen dessert that combine mango with cream in different layers. So, for those of you who always crave for…

Kaikondrahalli Lake, Bangalore

Kaikondrahalli Lake Trail – Trip Advisor Last weekend, some friends visited us, and being the nearest and walkable destination from our home, we all went to Kaikondrahalli Lake Trail at Sarjapur Main Road for a walk. Sarjapur Main Road in much sense has concrete and usual hustle bustle of big city; but in middle of…

Banana-Honey Milkshake

#27 of 30: Birthday Surprise for Hubby Basically, I hate Bananas…!!! But this thick, slushy smoothie with the goodness of bananas and honey makes my heart go zoom…!! Ingredients: 400 ml milk 2 frozen bananas 3 tsp honey Method: Peel and chop the bananas. Put Chopped Bananas and Milk in the Blender. Add 2 tsp…

Apple Milkshake

#26 of 30: Birthday Surprise for Hubby An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away…!!! And when an apple is whipped with chilled milk, it keeps acidity and other gastric issues away… So here’s a simple Apple Milkshake recipe for a hot sunny day..!! Ingredients: 1 Peeled and chopped Apple 2 tsp Honey 4 Almonds…