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Paneer Shimla Mirchi…


Food for thought..! Ever wondered how some dishes/recipes were named.. !?! I’m sure every cuisine has some very interesting names.. Since my interaction has been the most with Indian food … Indian food  does have some real bizarre names like – pasanda, navratan, jalfrezi, tikka, ragda patties etc.. whoever came up with such fancy names..… Continue reading Paneer Shimla Mirchi…

Breakfast · Dairy · Egg · Exotic · Fruits · Fusion

Spiced Mango Pancakes….


K loves mangoes…. Just the way I love crabs.. :D. You give him a couple of mangoes & I won’t feel his presence around.. He gets lost in his own world.. We suddenly have loads of Mangoes at home.. Thanks to a friends farmhouse & K’s cousin who brought us some from a friends orchard.… Continue reading Spiced Mango Pancakes….

Comfort Food · Curry · Dairy · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Punjabi · Sides · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Dum-Aloo truly sinful baby potatoes in a spicy onion-cashew gravy….


A simple dish, yet so flavourful. This is something I have been meaning to post from a long time. Baby potatoes are a favourite in our kitchen. They have a very distinct sweet flavour & they are just so silky smooth in this curry… A definite must try for all potato & Indian curry lovers.… Continue reading Dum-Aloo truly sinful baby potatoes in a spicy onion-cashew gravy….

Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · No cooking required · Sides · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Strawberry-Basil Raita with toasted sesame seeds……


Experimenting should be my middle name, Oh well, that’s a lame one, don’t we all experiment with food?? Yes, of course we do. Now what made me experiment with strawberries & yogurt?? What could one possibly do when one ends up with half a litre of sourish yogurt & sour strawberries..? 😦 I did not… Continue reading Strawberry-Basil Raita with toasted sesame seeds……

Dairy · European · Fusion · Herbs · Italian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Pasta · Quick Bites · Seafood · To Go

Spaghetti Butter Garlic Prawns….


You know how cleaning up prawns is… I was so caught up with half a kilo of prawn cleaning today that I completely lost track of time,hunger began to creep in, had no lunch ready, a glance at the wall clock, it read thirty past two. K was home, I had to put together a… Continue reading Spaghetti Butter Garlic Prawns….

Baked · Bread & Savoury Bakes · Dairy · Herbs · Main Course · Vegetarian

Potato & Mushroom Pie…..


This is the first post after I got back to India. Sorry, been busy catching up with friends/family & unpacking.. Unpacking can get as exhaustive as packing for sure.. It feels good being back & not wearing layers of clothes to keep warm. Glasgow has already begun having subzero temperatures. The ironic part is that… Continue reading Potato & Mushroom Pie…..

Baked · Bread & Savoury Bakes · Cheese · Comfort Food · Dairy · Herbs · Snack · Vegetarian

Cauliflower, Broccoli & Red onion Flan..


Back in Bangalore.. during the early 2000’s there was a bakery chain called “Sweet Chariot”,that was where I had tasted quiche’s for the first time. Since I’m a savoury food freak.. I loved it.. the cheese, the pepper & baked veggies with the crispy base.. bliss for sure.. !!! By saying “there was” I don’t… Continue reading Cauliflower, Broccoli & Red onion Flan..

Cheese · Comfort Food · Dairy · Dessert · Exotic · Gujarati · Indian · Main Course · Nuts · Sides · Sweet Dish · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..


While I was adding the picture slideshow to the different recipe category pages, I noticed that the dessert section hardly had any entries, I may not be have a sweet tooth but people who follow my blog sure do, why should I deprive them of the sweet adventures! Having said this, does not mean that… Continue reading Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..

Cheese · Curry · Dairy · Exotic · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Nuts · Sides · Vegetarian

Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…


Thanks to all the love you guys showered upon me for the 200th post.. 🙂 This just makes me wanna get back to my routine of posting a recipe everyday.. but I know it’s not really possible.. We are going on a holiday today.. So I won’t be around for the next few days.. Oh… Continue reading Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…

Comfort Food · Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · Non Vegetarian · Soups

Creamy Lemon Coriander Soup…


The weather is changing, summer is ending… its getting colder…So I was treating myself with strawberries & cream.. some of the last strawberries from the summer here in the UK… there was some cream leftover… Why waste it.????. I so hate wasting food.. so using up that bit of leftover cream was on my mind.. K… Continue reading Creamy Lemon Coriander Soup…