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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...

The aroma of sesame drives me crazy, whether it’s oil heating up or just seeds roasting on a pan or my sesame scented body oil… Here is my new obsession: Sesame. I have been drizzling sesame oil to whatever I make.  Sometimes sprinkling a dash of roasted sesame seeds on the dishes. The aroma of sesame oil heating up on a pan or seeds getting roasted...

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...

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....

Fried rice with a Pineapple twist… Fried rice being a versatile and flexible dish, could be made with almost anything or nothing at all. When I say nothing, I mean, we can have just the rice fried and cooked to perfection with added aromatic spices. With almost anything means, we can put all kinds of ingredients in it; doesn’t matter whether it is veggie...

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...