Apple-Ginger Smoothie || Chaitime

What’s your favorite fruit? My answer to that question is Apple! Ripe, red and crunchy apples are a delight to chomp into. And what makes this fruit more special are its myriad health benefits. We all know the ancient Welsh adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, right? 😉 Apples are extremely rich in…

Chocolate Biscuit Pudding || Chaitime

A simple yet sinful dish – Chocolate Biscuit Pudding. This dish combines two of my favorite things – dark chocolate and Marie biscuits! 😀 It might sound funny but Marie biscuits are quite practical. You can enjoy one by dipping it in coffee or tea, you can use one to scoop out jam or yogurt or…

Orange-Peel Tea || Chaitime

Imagine sipping a cup of hot, fresh tea on a cold, gloomy day. Imagine that pure strength combined with the refined aroma of cured tea leaves brewed in a fashion that is so simple, so elegant. Pretty picture, isn’t it?  As quoted by Aaron Fisher in The Way of Tea, the dialogue between our selves…

Banana Bread || Chaitime

I’m not a breakfast person. I don’t always wake up in the mood for food. However, I know that breakfast is the most essential meal and that it revs your metabolism for the day ahead. But eating bowls of cereals or oats everyday bores me. Then again, waking up in the morning and cooking myself a…

It’s an Orange Orange world || Chaitime

Out of the gazillion varieties of fruits that exist on this planet, I find Orange to be a fun fruit. It’s amusing to peel one (especially when it squirts you in the eye), it has a color named after itself (or was it the other way round?!!), it’s tangy, it’s sweet, it’s annoying (remember those…