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A successful sunday cooking experimentation which made my day worthy… Whenever I get into the kitchen to whip up lunch or dinner, I feel like I am a novice in cooking. I cannot think of a single day when I actually would have entered the kitchen with the pro feeling. Initially, I was a real novice and as I got better, I was hoping that this feeling would fade...

Paratha or flat bread stuffed with browned ground beef with a hint of saffron, which made it aromatic and delish… If you are planning to make this, make as many as you can, because you can’t stop with just two or three and the leftovers taste even more delicious. I am a lazy bum when it comes to making homemade parathas, I always rush to the nearby Indian...

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...

Make this Valentine’s day more personal, give a touch of love to everything, make it delightful and romantic… This V-day skip making a reservation to a restaurant, instead whip up a delightful  dinner in your kitchen in under 30 minutes. Oh ya, you heard me, Valentine’s day dinner in under 30 minutes which includes appetizer, main course, salad...

I’ve made my Superbowl Menu, have you??? The big day everyone has been anticipating is just around the corner. Football fans have started their bets. Foodies have started thinking about items to set on their table for the Superbowl party. This year I am way ahead and have already planned my menu. So I thought, by posting the recipes before hand might help some...

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...

My first love in the seafood 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 sea food world: P When the incredible food blogger Anamaris at Chef it yourself approached...

  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...

When leftover Thanksgiving dinner got a fancy makeover for next day lunch/dinner… Hope everyone had a Thanksgiving filled with joy and happiness. Did you all express your gratitude to your near and dear ones? I love thanksgiving as it brings food, family and friends together. Needless to say, food is the main attraction for thanksgiving, the preparations for...

I am still in the Eid celebration mood, before it fades away I wanted to blog about the big feast I had for Eid, and so here I am blogging, even after feeling exhausted. I am up for any kind of celebration any time of the year. Before, when there were any celebrations, I would look forward to the special dishes my mom would make for us. Now, I would look forward...