E for eggs #AtoZChallenge catch-up 

Breakfast for me isn’t complete without eggs. I love eggs for breakfast and if there are eggs on the menu I would have breakfast for lunch and dinner too. Especially when I am at a restaurant that serves all day breakfast I make sure I either order eggs benedict or a frittata no matter what…

Love makes my world go round..

Valentine’s day and love is all over your timeline. But what do we truly really love? It took me 38 years and a long hard look myself to come to a conclusion of what or who i truly love. Since i always think in lists, here is a list of things i love or who…

Dessert..

There are very few desserts that i actually love and this wonderful piece of ‘sondesh’ from Kolkata covered with dark chocolate literally lifted my spirits.  This marvellous piece of heaven is something very few people don’t know of. I have eaten sondesh which is a delicacy of Kolkata sitting here in Mumbai and never once…

Its about time!

Getting back to writing, thanks to a wonderful food experience

Nothing is better than home cooked food…

When there are times you want to eat some home cooked food, but dont have the heart or the strength to cook that’s when Ma’Swad comes to the rescue.  The brainchild of Dinesh Kamath, this eatery looks quite non-descript on the outside and you can easily miss it amongst the long line of eateries in…

Half year resolutions

Entering July I felt the need of revisiting my resolutions Here goes: 1. Love myself – this meant eat well, sleep well, dress well and take care of my health.  Cos no one else will.  And to elevate my status from doormat to the boot that kicks.  Hell yeah! 2. Cook – invite friends over…

Pork Indad (first appeared in iDiva.com)

Pork Indad (first appeared in iDiva.com) When you want to eat pork bur run short of ideas and patience to make the Goan Vindaloo, why not try the Mangalorean Pork Indad?  This is a sweet and spicy dish that my father makes and reminds me of summer vacations in Mangalore. Every summer Sunday would be…

Homestyle chicken soup (first appeared in iDiva.com)

  Homestyle chicken soup (first appeared in iDiva.com) Feeding a cold is what the doctors suggest when you are down with the sniffles. My mum’s chicken soup was the answer to all colds and coughs in our home. The hearty chicken soup not only took care of the cold but also lifted my spirits. I…

Bacon and Potatoes (first appeared in the iDiva)

Bacon and Potatoes (first appeared in the iDiva) While we are on the subject of bacon (have you read my recipe on Bacon Carbonara), there is a whole lobby out there who wants to make bacon a food category. Back bacon is my favourite, and the earliest recipe using bacon that I know of is quite…