Meals for Melancholic days – Pan fried Parsley & Almond Crusted Salmon

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Some days are meant for silent contemplations and reminiscing about lost souls and broken hearts. Thinking about people and places that meant a lot to you and dreaming about life and it’s many idiosyncrasies.  Some days are meant to be spent thinking about what was, what could be and what could have been. Today was one ...


All we need is Chocolate- Swedish Chocolate Cake

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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” ― Charles M. Schulz Chocolate, oh Chocolate what I can say in the ode of this luscious piece of heaven that has not already been said.  If food was sexy it would be in the form of Chocolate because there is something so ...


Fish Molee – Kerala style fish stew in coconut milk 2

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“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell I love it when you can feel the change in the climate, and the air starts getting really nippy and cold. And ...


One Pot meal – Pan fried Chicken breast in Tomato sauce 2

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We have a rule in my house, if I am cooking dinner then the husband has to do the washing up and cleaning after Dinner, and there are no two ways about it. I firmly believe that every member of the household should do their bit in contributing towards the upkeep of the house, and ...


A dal for the Road with a little bit of History – Dhabha Dal

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Before the railways connected India with India itself, there were only roads that were the primary source of transport throughout the length and breadth of the vastness that is India. Imagine living in the olden days where a Horse or a Bullock cart was your mode of transport or worst a palanquin in which you ...


Street Foods Of India – Fried Food of India 2

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I started to blog because I missed India terribly. The sights, the sounds, the smells and everything that was familiar was miles away from me, and I had to do something to keep those memories alive. This blog soon became an extension of me and through it I tried to showcase the variety and diversity ...


Kadhai Murg (Chicken cooked in a wok) 6

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A good friend once told me that his philosophy on deciding how delicious the dish is by looking at the amount of fat/oil the dish is swimming in. The thickness of the layer of oil is directly proportional to the taste of the meat. And the friend is not wrong. There is something deliciously wicked ...


The not so fancy moist Carrot Cake 2

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If there came a time when there was no more cake left to eat in this world, I think I will survive without any problems. There I said it; It sounds almost like a guilty confession doesn’t it?  I have never enjoyed cakes in my childhood because of the terrible Mawa (Milk based) Cakes we ...