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A biryani made on a not-so-special-day which turned the day into a special one… Biryani and special occasions are inseparable, at least in my home. If there is any special occasion, you are guaranteed to get a plate of biryani from my kitchen. The aroma of the biryani spreads in such a way that forces anyone going through that way to pause and take a deep breath...

Crispy, crunchy Jack fruit chips fried by my mom in a different continent, packed well and saw off at the Trivandrum airport, waited in many lines to go through the security clearance in couple of airports, after 24 hours of flying, finally it reached me safe and sound in another continent… I lack words to describe how much pleasure I had while devouring each one...

While eating the big fish, how would it feel if you get the bite of succulent shrimp from it? I would scream with joy and eat the shrimp too… When the big fish swallowed the smaller ones, not just any small fish, the tastiest and the most divine shrimp, the big one got the extreme taste transformation. How and where it happened, I am going to reveal it to...

Is there anything more delicious than Mussel fry? I doubt it. If I ever compete in mussel eating competition, it would be better for other contestants to back off… Not just mussels, almost all edible shellfishes are delicious and I am a die-hard fan of shellfishes. Growing up in Kerala, where fishes are the prime food, I had enjoyed almost all fishes and shellfishes...

Snowballs reminded me of kerala’s all time famous breakfast: Puttu. It’s white everywhere. For me, there is nothing more refreshing than waking up to the view of snow draped land. It had snowed continuously for the last 3 days and had the whitish Christmas as anticipated. Snow is one of the things which wakes up the kid in me and I join with the neighborhood...

Easily mistaken for Burrito, could be called as Indian Burrito, wheat crepes stuffed with stir fired chicken… As mush as dedication I have in blogging that much dedication my mom shows in giving out all the recipes she knows and tries in her kitchen to me. Nowadays, my mom and I talk mostly about food and cooking over the phone, and when it comes to sharing...

When canned Tuna is made into a perfect appetizer: Tuna cakes. While walking through the canned meat aisle in the stores and looking at the canned tunas, have you ever wondered how can you transform those canned tunas into a scrumptious dish? I used to think whenever I glanced at those and never really got what will I make out of those. But now, I don’t have time...

The most delectable and aromatic cooked Rice, which goes well with Chicken curry or Mutton curry.. Is there any ingredient which cannot be mixed with rice? If you want to find an answer, you definitely have to put a lot of thought into this. I literally throw anything from my pantry or from the refrigerator to convert cooked  plain rice into a delicious rice dish....

Sadya is not the name of one dish, it’s a grant feast involving many vegetarian dishes served on a banana leaf. It is the popular vegetarian meal of Kerala served during festivals and special occasions. Having born and brought up in Kerala aka God’s Own Country, I had the opportunity to taste most of the Kerala delicacies. In Kerala, there are 14 districts,...

Chukkappam is a popular snack in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu. It’s served with Chicken fry and it’s irresistible… “When CHUKKAPPAM and CHICKEN FRY were united in the holy matrimonial”… Nobody knew they would reign the hearts of so many snack freaks, irrespective of their taste buds, appetite or desire.  If you are someone...