Vinayaka Chathurthi is on 13th September 2018 Vinayaka, Ganesha, Ganapathy, Pillaiyar – whatever name we call him, whichever form we make him – He is always there to remove all obstacles and bless us with wisdom and prosperity. Let us celebrate Vinayaka Chathurthi, with all his (and our) favourite dishes […]
Information about South Indian Festivals and Recipes.
At the close of another year, we gratefully pause to wish you all Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year.
Thiruvathirai Festival, also known as Arudra Darisanam, is observed in the Tamil month of Margazhi (December – January) on Thiruvathirai Nakshatram Day. It is a celebration of the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva, which represents the continuous cycle of creation and destruction. Thiruvathirai Kali and Kootu (also known as Thalagam) […]
Saraswathi Namastubhyam Varade Kamarupini Vidyarambam Karishyami Siddhir Bhavatu Me Sada. WISHING YOU ALL HAPPY POOJA CELEBRATIONS.
We wish all our readers a very Happy Tamil New Year. May the New Year bring all the goodness of life in the coming year and always. Puthandu Vazhthukkal.
Tamil New Year also known as “Varusha Pirapu” is on 14th April 2018. This year’s name is “Srivilambi” (ஸ்ரீ விளம்பி). It is a time for celebrating new and prosperous beginnings. The common foods prepared for this day are made of Mango (Sour), Jaggery (Sweet) and Neem flower (Bitter) to signify the different […]
Christmas time is here once again and it is the season of peace and goodwill. This is a time for caring and sharing family and friends. It is also a time of feasting. Apart from varieties of cakes, cookies and other sweets following are some of the special items prepared […]
Let the lights lit for the festival usher in brightness not only into the houses but also in every one’s life. On this auspicious day I wish all the readers and their family a very Happy Deepavali. Enjoy the great festival foods and have fun with your family and friends. […]
The nine day festival of Navaratri, season of rejoicing and celebration, is a combination of many concepts, but the most common theme is the victory of good over evil.
Check out the recipes for Karthigai: Karthigai Deepam is one of the oldest festivals celebrated by the Tamil people in the Tamil month of Karthigai. It has been referred to in many ancient works of Tamil literature that dates back to 2,000 or 2,500 BC. It is celebrated in a […]