King Fish – my favorite fish and Corn Chowder – my favorite soup. When they merged together, I had two of my favorites to dig in from one plate. Deadline for February Royal Foodie Joust is just around the corner. I first thought of skipping this contest as I had won the January contest and the ingredients for this month were chosen by me: Fish, Coconut...

A thick hearty soup made of wheat, lentils, meat and spices; the minute I took a sip of this soup I fell head over heels for it… If I don’t write about haleem, my blog would seem incomplete. It’s been only a few years since haleem has become a part of my diet and now I am totally a slave of this hearty thick soup. I can literally have a bowl of...

BLUE, a modern delight and Omaha’s favorite Sushi Bar… Several years ago, when I heard about Sushi and the ingredients it had, especially the presence of raw fish in it, I blindly said a big NO to them. Slowly this big NO turned into an “alright I will give it a shot”, and then to “oh yeah, I like it”, and then to a “big...

Soup is certainly the quintessential Winter food… It’s 35F outside, but feels like 25F yet unbelievably windy and freezing. In this weather anyone would unanimously crave for one thing, a bowl of hot soup… During Winter, soups have been my cozy comrade. A bowl of warm soup gave me the feeling of summer, at least to my mind 🙂 When making this...

Healthy lasagna??? Are you kidding me? How could that be possible? Isn’t lasagna supposed to be layered with cheese and topped with extra grated cheese??? Aren’t these the questions that popped into your mind when you read the title, healthy lasagna? I warn you, don’t underestimate lasagna; it does have a different face that only few people might...

Gina at Simply life made my day special by sharing this award with me… She has been always special to me, as she is my first ever blogger friend. After accepting this award I have to list 10 things that make me happy. So here it goes.. My husband, the man of my dreams, who is always there to support me, encourage me, critic me and who gave my life a new meaning. My...

My first love in the food world: Shrimp (Prawns) and it was love at first sight… Whether it’s fried, sautéed, grilled or buried in a bowl of rice, I die for them and my love for shrimp never seems to subside even after meeting with other handsome guys in the food world: P When the incredible food blogger Anamaris at Chef it yourself approached me with...

[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...