Mawa Penda

Mawa peda penda mithai
Diwali penda

I’m excited. It’s Diwali on Wednesday, my first here in India. Mumbai is a hive of activity, homes and shops are decorated, the streets light up colorfully at night and there’s a general air of festivity.

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Malai Kulfi

Malai kulfi
It wasn’t easy taking photos in +35°C heat!

Ice-cream is underrated. I’m not really sure why, and I admit I do it too. Maybe because of its simplicity? Or maybe because we’ve all probably eaten some shop bought ones that promised something on the box but didn’t deliver? I do know though that I’d never say no to a good homemade one. I’ve been trying to have a go myself, and after a couple of curdling disasters I’ve managed to make one that doesn’t taste half bad.

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