Host a Holiday Chai Party

Host a Holiday Chai Party

With the holiday season in full swing and invitations coming in daily, some of us (not me of course) might have just realized we forgot to plan a holiday get together. Thankfully, like always, chai can save the day. [You can easily find letters like this at your local Michael’s]…

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Reviving the Chai Visit Tradition

Reviving the Chai Visit Tradition

When I was a kid most of the Indian families we knew had a weekend tradition of the “chai visit”. This wasn’t a party or a high tea, it was a gathering of friends and family where the chai was kind of like a silent guest – enhancing the experience,…

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Hot Chocolate Chai Makes the Holidays Delicious

Hot Chocolate Chai Makes the Holidays Delicious

Christmas and chocolate go together for me like, Shahrukh and Kajol in a Bollywood movie; the perfect match. When the holiday music hits my local radio station, my urge to buy chocolate goes into full swing. There’s many types of chocolate I adore, mint and pistachio flavours top the list. Quite often I…

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A Chai for Every Season

A Chai for Every Season

Chai is a constant in my life. The moment my feet hit the ground in the morning and I start rubbing my blurry eyes, I’m thinking about the first cup of chai. When I finish a long and stressful work day, my first thought is; it’s time for chai, and…

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Iced Chai Cubes with Milk

Iced Chai Cubes with Milk

It’s no secret that I love a good cup of chai, and no matter what the weather is like, I start my day with a steaming hot serving. However, when the temperature heats up, I do enjoy an iced chai. The trouble is, most coffee bar versions are made with…

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Vegan Chai Creme Brulee

Vegan Chai Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee is one of my absolute favourite desserts and I love trying different fusions and varieties. A couple of weeks ago my darling friend Rebecca from Cooking by Laptop suggested that she had an idea for a recipe; Vegan Chai Creme Brulee, and I was all over it. Normally…

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