I had this pack of flax seed to use and I was also looking out for some healthy drinks for pregnant women. All I had was few bananas and luckily some yogurt so I made this smoothie. it tasted like Sharjah shake said a friend and her four year old who hates yogurt had half of this. With the summers at our doorstep I guess it's smoothie time :)
The year was 1997. I was a chubby and gawky 11-year-old. And there I was sitting wide-eyed, an awkward smirk lurking on my lips, right in between my uncle and his girlfriend (who is now his wife) watching Shah Rukh Khan bobbing his head to Chand ne Kuchh Kaha. I do not remember anymore what propelled my uncle to take me on what I think was a date with his girlfriend, but yes I accompanied them to Priya to watch Dil To Pagal Hai and yes that's when I heard of this day called Valentine's Day for the very first time in my life . That year it was all the rage at school. We waited for February 14 with animated excitement. Ours was a girls' school, a convent at that, and so it was going to be nothing like an American high school drama but we were excited nonetheless. The few of us who already had boyfriends by now or at least claimed to, had promised to share their Valentines Day stories with us and those of us who were still single were convinced that we would find our love on Valentine'
Smile. There's wine. This is Mum's recipe of sweet wine that is widely appreciated among family and friends. She was quite known for her Christmas cake and Wine. Now I am doing my bit to recreate the same in her traditional ceramic jar(bharani) and sharing it with you. It's fun to try out.