Well Son, When a Croissant Loves a Donut...

27 June, 2015
(Here's some music for inspiration :P) In 2013, New York was swept over with a new kind of fever.... Cronut Fever. A chef in New York City decided that he would take croissant dough and fry it like a donut. This scrumptious flaky dessert became SO popular that there was even a black market for them! People would pay $100 on the black market for a cronut that could be bought for $5 if they waited in line for a day. I'd never tasted a cronut before in my life, so I decided to make use of a bu

Little Bites of Heaven

05 May, 2015
I LOVE baking but since I don't really like eating desserts its usually pretty hard to come up with reasons to actually make anything. I usually just end up making really small quantities which barely justifies all the ingredients I would have needed to get to make the desserts. At work I noticed that anytime someone brought in donuts or anything else, people would hunt the food down and devour it. Figuring this the was the best opportunity to kill two birds with one stone, so I whipped up a f

Galentine's Day Cupcakes

01 May, 2015
What's Galentine's Day you ask? No one could have answered that question better than Amy Poehler herself, "it's only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It's like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas." Ever year on Valentine's Day, my mom sends me a special gift. When I lived it at home, she used to give me and my brother cute small

The Love Child of Pumpkin Pie and Tiramisu

27 February, 2015
Thanksgiving in our house is quite different that the traditional American Thanksgiving. First off, there's no turkey. Secondly, my mom [http://uppukhara.com] makes a glorious display of Thanksgiving inspired Indian dishes! From masala dosa with cranberry chutney to stuffing upma (or bread upit) and spicy herb yams, we always enjoy a large variety of dishes. The only thing I personally demand every year is pumpkin pie! I love pumpkin pie. The wonderful blend of spices and sweet, and yet it's

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We're Sumu & Anu.

We've known each other pretty much forever, and this blog is our way of documenting our culinary exploits, and some non-culinary exploits as well. We're not always on the same page, or in the same state, or even on the same continent, but two things are generally true:

At least one of us is not paying attention

At least one of us is wearing her pajamas