UPDATE: This recipe is the winner of the Royal Foodie Joust contest. Mussels, Mushrooms, Orange peels and Sparkling red grape juice thrown into the same pan… Today, 12 noon is the deadline for the Royal Foodie Joust and and here I am rushing for it. The ingredients for this month are Mushroom, Orange and Wine (or non-alcoholic sparkling wine). When I read about...

Start your New Year with these cinnamon raisin rolls fresh from the oven, and you will be sweet like these rolls for the entire 2010… When I baked these rolls, my house was filled with the aromatic and mesmerizing aroma of cinnamon. I couldn’t help but keep inhaling all the aroma that I even forgot to exhale. Cinnamon rolls are my favorite, the flavor...

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 and I couldn’t help but rename it to Edible snow balls.. 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...

Wishing all my dear readers and everyone out there Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Have fun with your family and friends. Love, Thas ...

Nothing’s more inviting than the aroma of just-baked homemade goodies… For these holidays, if you are looking for something different to bake other than the usual cookies, then you have landed on the right blog post. I am sure you must have tasted or at least heard of chocolate whoopie pies and pumpkin whoopie pies. Now let’s think totally out of the...

Having lived in Chicago for more than 3 years I had the opportunity to explore Chicago as a local resident. Being a lively person, Chicago is definitely my type of city. When I started my stay in the city, it didn’t take much time for me to fall into the Chicago groove. I love everything about Chicago: starting from the downtown, the crowd, the architecture...

Imagine how much extra weight you can lose by following these 5 simple weight loss tips that compliment your work out. Replace soft drinks with water: Each soft drink(pop) is 150 empty calories. Replacing just one soft drink per day with water will result in losing 16 lbs per year. Easy on cheese: Avoid cheese as much as you can. At restaurants, order sandwiches...

Spruce up your salad by topping with chunks of Orange Chicken… Are you tired of eating the same salad over and over? Then you should consider adding this new twist I’ve given to my salad. Here is the most delicious way of eating salad, top your favorite veggies with Chicken cooked in a Spicy Tangy Orange Sauce. When I came across this recipe, I never...

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...