curry · taro roots · Vegetarian

Kochur Dalna / Taro root curry

This is an acquired taste. Kochu (arbi) or Taro root is something I learned to eat after marriage, I mean in this style. Kochu was never really cooked very much in our house, reason being my father is diabetic so, there was and well still is a restriction on the amount of root vegetables being… Continue reading Kochur Dalna / Taro root curry


“Kick” Movie Review–Get set for a Salman feast…

Originally posted on PopCorn Entertainment:
? Film: Kick Starring: Salman Khan, Randeep Hooda, Jacqueline Fernandez,Nawazuddin Siddiqui Release Date: 25 July 2014 Produced by :Sajid Nadiadwala Directed by: Sajid Nadiadwala Story/Screenplay:  Vamsi/ Rajat Arora,Keith Gomes, Sajid, Chetan Bhagat Music: Himesh Reshammaiya Straight up, Kick is the quintessential Salman ” Bhai” affair. Completely devoid of logic,with full throttle mindless entertainment. Its actually fruitless…

Bengali food · chicken · chilli · coriander

KanchaLanka Murgi revisited…

This is a post I had written during my initial days of blogging, but the recipe stuck to me. This is not something I grew up eating or a dish that came from my mother’s or grandma’s kitchen. I have heard apparently, Oh Calcutta ( a Bengali restaurant chain in India) does a damn good… Continue reading KanchaLanka Murgi revisited…

30 mins or less · breakfast · Chinese · pancakes

Lazy Weekend Breakfast

Don’t we all love Saturday mornings? The first of the 2 precious days of the week when you can just sleep it off, take it easy, no lunch boxes to pack no hurried smoothies to whip, and no looking at the time and mourning, darn I am running late again. I just love Saturdays. Off… Continue reading Lazy Weekend Breakfast

chickpeas · curry · vegan · Vegetarian

Vegan Chickpea curry

Sometimes planning dinner drives me nuts. I do not want to think about it. But I do not want to do a take away either. I am not good with take aways. They always taste blah as far as I care.  One of the things I find easy to cook is curry, by curry I… Continue reading Vegan Chickpea curry

potatoes · Vegetarian

Meera Jayaram’s Aloo Sivaganga

One of the best things about food blogging is the recipes one comes across, you get to learn about the type of food, the cuisine, the method of cooking, but most of all you get to share, sharing is an integral part of food, the more we share recipes, the better food we all get… Continue reading Meera Jayaram’s Aloo Sivaganga

Naan · pizza · week night dinners

Weeknight Dinners with Naan Pizza

There are days when we all run out of ideas for dinner. Absolutely clueless. I have had weeknights when after work I would stare into my refrigerator till it starts to beep for the door being open too long and I am still wondering about that one question.. What the hell do I cook.. Seriously,… Continue reading Weeknight Dinners with Naan Pizza

breakfast · pancakes · Strawberry syrup

P for Patriotic and P for Pancakes..

I am not a US citizen, but 4th of July does bring a surge of patriotism, a sense of joy, sense of being and a big thank you to our fore fathers who fought for us and off-course the Almighty for the gift of freedom.   For me, it a reminder of the independence, the… Continue reading P for Patriotic and P for Pancakes..

One Pot Meal · sausage

One Pot Meal

There are days when you want to cook without using every single vessel in the kitchen. If I had my way, I would cook one pot meal at least 5 times a week. One pot meal is comfort personified, It is like me lounging in my p.j. and reading, it is like snuggling in a… Continue reading One Pot Meal

soup · Valentine's Day · Vegetarian · yogurt

Summer Readings and Lentil Soup

Have you ever been inspired by a recipe from a fiction/novel. Well I have been. Countless times. The first of the recipes to have caught my attention was the Hot Chocolate, recipe from Joanne Harris’ Chocolat. I simply fell in love with the dark rich liquid, so seductive, sensuous and decadent. I could live the… Continue reading Summer Readings and Lentil Soup