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Amchi Chitrapur Saraswat HomeCooked Vegetarian

Batatyachi Talasani

If there’s one thing I’ve figured out about my community (Chitrapur Saraswat), it is that we worship a Holy Trinity of another kind! Try as you might, you can’t pull an ‘amchi’ away from the byadgi mirchi, garlic and coconut. We just can.not. live…

March 19, 2019
Amma HomeCooked Indian Seafood

Prawn Pulao

Growing up, I found my mum’s recipe book quite fascinating. It was a medium-sized, light brown, hardbound book with pages that had yellowed with the ages. Some pages had more character than the others with stains hinting at their popularity with our family! This…

March 16, 2019
Breakfast Healthy HomeCooked

Gluten-Free Jowar (Sorghum) Pancakes

It’s been a while since I made a dish and blogged about it that very day. Today’s dish came about as a result of my current saturation with eggs. Don’t get me wrong; I love eating eggs for breakfast. Put a plate of nicely…

December 20, 2018
HomeCooked Indian South Indian Traditional Vegetarian

Curd Rice

If you ask me what my ultimate comfort food is, I would say, hands down, curd rice. Not only is it light on the stomach, but the cooling and probiotic properties of curd/yoghurt make it an excellent dish to eat on a down day.…

December 19, 2018
Article Asian Cuisines Travel

Exploring Vietnam

Like most international vacations, our planning started with Europe. But somehow, amongst visa interview dates, proper documentation and a myriad of other issues, we finally found ourselves looking at traveling to a South-East Asian country. And of course, there isn’t a dearth of choices…

December 10, 2018

Green Chutney – Quintessentially Indian

Three months, a 360-degree lifestyle change and a hacked blog later, here I am finally writing about food again. We recently shifted back from Dubai after over three years of slogging it out. I truly believe that places give us feelings – whether its…

October 5, 2018
HomeCooked Indian Starters

Malai (Cream) Cheese Mutton Chops

There’ve been times when I’ve spent an entire day looking at fellow food bloggers’ websites and gone through every single post from the time they started till the present. It gives any reader so much insight into how the blogger has grown both in…

November 23, 2017
Curry HomeCooked Indian Vegetarian

Chhole – Chickpea Curry

As a child, I was constantly intrigued by new recipes. The first time I saw the recipe for chhole masala on TV, I knew I had to make it. I must have been all of 12 years old. Shift to my hostel life and one…

October 20, 2017