So Long …….. 1

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I have always believed that one must never make half hearted attempts in love. And when one loves food as much as I do and enjoys putting their thoughts down in words when you can’t give it your best, you can sense something is amiss. Hence, it doesn’t make any sense to keep continuing this ...


Chicken Sukha – Dry Chicken curry in a Coconut Gravy 1

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My blog is not just about my stories of India or the food that I cook; it is also about the emotions that I put into them. I am not a very methodical writer but like my food my writing thrives on spurts and bouts of inspiration. The inspiration that I get from not just my ...


Jai Ho – Restaurant Visit 3

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I hardly go out to eat Indian food as I can make it easily at home but some days I crave a hot fluffy naan dipped in a delicious curry not cooked by me and then temptation follows. My visit to 'Jai Ho' was a result of this temptation. I was quite amazed at the ...


Sandwich Diaries – Vegetable Sandwich

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It is fascinating to watch what happens to 2 slices of bread stuffed with something between a toaster or a sandwich press. The plain ordinary white Bread becomes something dark, crispy and exotic and ofcourse if the stuffing has Cheese it also becomes gooey and luscious with the cheese trickling down from all sides. Sandwich is ...


One more Aloo Gobi – Cauliflower & Potatoes fry 2

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Although we Punjabi’s are known for our meat eating and alcohol drinking capacities, trust me we eat a lot of vegetables especially the seasonal ones.  And when we are taking about vegetarian food for Punjabi’s “Aloo Gobi” (Cauliflower cooked with Potatoes) has to be on the top of the list. Aloo Gobi is to a vegetarian ...


Meals for Melancholic days – Pan fried Parsley & Almond Crusted Salmon 2

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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 ...