My latest book is The One Who Swam With The Fishes.

"A mesmerizing account of the well-known story of Matsyagandha ... and her transformation from fisherman’s daughter to Satyavati, Santanu’s royal consort and the Mother/Progenitor of the Kuru clan." - Hindustan Times

"Themes of fate, morality and power overlay a subtle and essential feminism to make this lyrical book a must-read. If this is Madhavan’s first book in the Girls from the Mahabharata series, there is much to look forward to in the months to come." - Open Magazine

"A gleeful dollop of Blytonian magic ... Reddy Madhavan is also able to tackle some fairly sensitive subjects such as identity, the love of and karmic ties with parents, adoption, the first sexual encounter, loneliness, and my favourite, feminist rage." - Scroll

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21 March 2016

Today in Photo

First cake in our new house! Unseasonal strawberries went into this Martha Stewart recipe for strawberry cake we made, which is a vanilla pound cake with too much butter to mention (found unsalted butter at a local organic store) and sugar sprinkled on top. It's basically everything you would want in a summer cake: fruity and light and so good we basically ate it for dinner. #baking #domesticgoddess

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  1. Was this baked using convection or microwave?

  2. I use a Kenwood OTG for all my baking! Find microwave baking just doesn't cut it.


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