Uttarayan (Kite Flying Festival) – Vadodara – January 2012

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We left Baroda on the night of Uttarayan, so the boys had a few hours to indulge in some kite fighting before we flew out. I must say, Mangy was pretty good at it! Continue reading Uttarayan (Kite Flying Festival) – Vadodara – January 2012

My Favourite Things – Mini Silicone Spatula

I thought I might blog about my favourite kitchen appliances / tools. We’ll start with this mini silicone spatula (Threehats Mini Turner).

When I bought it, I simply wanted it for cuteness factor, but my word it’s turned out to be one of my most used kitchen tools.
The spatula scrapes bread dough and batters CLEAN from bowls, it’s also just the right weight for me to use for long periods of stirring without my arms aching.
They’re fantastic to remove idlies from hot pans, turn pancakes and pretty much anything else you can think of. The mini size is actually a benefit as I find it fits my small hands well and becomes an extension of my arm. So it’s easier to work with.

The spatula is available in most homeware stores, usually near the registers. They look a little gimmicky, as they’re available in half a dozen bright colours, I wanted a pink one, but figured the boys would laugh at me. So I settled for the blue J