[People try to get food at a food distribution center in Port-au-Prince, January 17, 2010. Credit: REUTERS/Kena Betancur] All we can now think and talk about is Haiti… The bitter pain and sufferings of the Haitians are beyond our imagination and defies any description. It’s indeed heart breaking to see fellow humans in Haiti are going through so much...

I had participated in the January Joust and the 3 ingredients with which I had to create an original recipe, chosen by the previous winners were Mushroom, Orange and Wine or Sparkling Grape Juice. As soon as I read about the ingredients, I had the urge to participate in this joust, though I wasn’t quite sure about the recipe I would come up with these ingredients....

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...

Good Morning World!  “I do this everyday, I wake up in the morning and seeing the sun rising up over the horizon, I raise my eyes up into the heaven and Thank God for giving me the privilege to see this day”-Touching words from the person who successfully completed his 100 years of life, you heard me, 100 years. Can you believe this, living for 100 years...

UPDATE: The donation has been made, please see the update here. [People walk on a debris-covered street in Port-au-Prince, January 17, 2010. Credit: REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar] I am going to donate $100 to Haitian Relief via UNICEF. Here’s how you can make it even better with a click: Become a fan of Cooking with Thas on Facebook or if you’re already a fan,...

A simple and humble dish that has been reigning over the taste buds of all the Keralities for centuries… Chammanthi (in malayalam) is a side dish made in less than 5 minutes by grinding grated coconut along with other ingredients. This is one of the popular side dishes in Kerala cuisine. I don’t know to which category I should include this, as this will be...

A healthy yet cheesy zucchini finger- food… I love to bake anything and everything. While watching the food network or leafing through a food magazine, if I happen to hear or see the word bake, I will halt for sometime and will try to grasp the baking procedure. Baking is my companion on a lazy day, and a healthy way of cooking food. If you are trying to cut...

Creamy, rich, delicious and refreshing milkshake… As you walk past the milkshake bar, when your head turns around and your eyes skim through the irresistible menu…your subconscious mind pops up to stop you from ordering your favorite deliciously unhealthy milkshake. There you will be seen conflicting with your subconscious right in front of the store....

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...

Yesterday, when I posted the Avocado Milkshake recipe, couple of my foodie friends shared more avocado recipes with me. I never thought that I could make such interesting dishes with this fruit. I would like to share those recipes with all my readers. Avocado Chutney by ‘Chacko’s kitchen‘: This is a really easy chutney, you can have this with...