Our last vacation of 2013 was spent in one of the most fragrant and charming places I’ve ever been to! The smell of fresh air with a whiff of freshly brewed coffee got us incredibly relaxed! We visited the coffee cultivating district of Coorg in Karnataka, and homestayed with a lovely coffee farming family. We … More On the coffee trail…
Helos everyone! Here I am, back in the kitchen, happy to be cooking again! Today I present a unique recipe – Crispy Orange Grilled Chicken. It essentially is nothing but grilled chicken breasts, but cooked with some crazy marination and sides. We had some chicken breasts in the fridge and I was not enthu enough … More Sesame-Orange Grilled Chicken
Some days back, I briefly mentioned about my 4th attempt to lose weight. The first one was way back after class 10th when I joined gym to get rid of the boredom of summer vacation. Obviously it was hopeless, as there was a wonderful bakery right in front of it. Every trip to the gym … More This part of my life, this little part…
Waking up early to remove the dough from the fridge on a cold morning, is a lot of fun. Trust me. I had prepared the dough the previous night and put it in the fridge for its first rise. Today, it is 15 C in Hyderabad and I am feeling quite cold. Happy about this, … More Is winter here already?
I have waited long enough to put this recipe on my blog, and I guess this is the perfect time! Though I am extremely sensitive to any forms of caffeine, I know a lot of people who love to have coffee at night and then also have a wonderful sleep! But I really love coffee. … More Wanna make some caffè latte at home?
So it has been a while since we baked something. This will be my third flour-based recipe to go on the blog after bagels and pancakes. Have you eaten scones before? Those of you who have traveled to Europe, would most probably have eaten it, or at least seen it in coffee shops and bakeries. … More Let us bake some delicious scones!
So let me warn you before we get into the details of how to cook this amazing chicken – This will become an instant favorite with the crowd you invite for dinner! Honestly, I have been trying to cook chicken properly since early this year, but it is only recently that I have realised a … More Food Experiment – Roasted Chicken, Asian style
I always get confused trying to spell Omelet. Sometimes I end up spelling it out as Omelet, sometimes Omelette, both of which – I now understand – are correct. Omelettes are easy to make, and there are millions of ways to make them. Each country has its own special way of making them. While I … More Food Experiment – Healthy Apple Basil Omelette
So pancakes. I mentioned in my previous blog post that pancakes are my greatest discovery from the 3 trips to the United States. I love eating pancakes. Unfortunately, as with bagels, we do not get them easily in India thanks to some pretty awesome local variations that we very well know as Dosas, Uttappams, or … More Food Experiment – Fluffy American Pancakes
One of the best foods I have been introduced to in the United States, are Bagels (pancakes remain the best, bagels come second). They are round buns with a hole in the center, are typically cut midway such that they splits into two circular pieces of bread each. They are eaten baked or baked and … More Food Experiment – New York Style Bagels
I have been trying to cook chicken in various ways, but honestly, I have not been equally successful in each of my attempts. Roast chicken and chicken tikka is something I have been trying very hard to master, but failing each and every time. A few times when I have tried to cook chicken differently, … More Food experiment – Crispy Honey Chicken
It takes a lot for most of us hostel-bred Maggi-eating class to move our asses and enter the kitchen for something productive! Being a self proclaimed food lover, I think was a bit easier for me, thankfully I always had a fully functional kitchen in my home – wherever I’ve stayed post graduation. Marriage made … More Food experiments? – Mango Vanilla Milkshake