So yesterday, I had to go purchase jaggery. Instead of going to my usual grocery shop. I landed up at a near by shop.Guess what,The shopkeeper had jaggery but it was bright orange.I then visited the next shop they had bright yellow jaggery. That reminded me of my trip to Kolhapur where I actually landed … Continue reading Oh sweet Jaggery !!!
A couple of months back while discussing about food and food ingredients the topic had suddenly turned to millets.But the one millet that caught my attention was the foxtail millet.Yes, it was the name that was intriguing. So just like anyone does the first thing I did was called Google devta, I wanted to see … Continue reading Foxtail(Millet)Upma…
Being a Tomboy, the last thing I wanted to do is enter the kitchen.But having both parents working, kitchen became my laboratory.I experimented, I still do.Some disasters, some succesful experiments.I guess that’s where my rendezvous with food began 😇.Over the years I’ve learnt cooking from my parents, grandparents, chef’s and anyone who cooked something I … Continue reading Cooking for Beginners…
Traditionally it’s a Goan dish made from mangoes.It is sweet, tangy, spicy and simply divine to taste. This dish made from mango and coconut with a dash of jaggery, makes it super high in calories so weight watchers beware. But It holds a special place in my heart cause my grandmother used to make it … Continue reading Ambyacha sasav/ Goan kokani style mango gravy.
Small acts of kindness when multiplied by millons can transform the world. This saturday while returning back from a food tasting event, a fridge placed right outside a renowned building in Andheri, Mumbai caught my attention.On closer observation I realised it was a community fridge and I was surprised cause finding a community fridge here … Continue reading Community fridges:A boon!
Special occasions call for special food.When it’s a birthday, it definitely calls for something equally special and its often a cheat meals. Since it’s my birthday tomorrow.On this special occassion a very dear friend Sangeet Kochar A.K.A. The chef with a beard gave me virtual treat-a glimpse into his kitchen.He also shared some of his … Continue reading Irresistible Birthday treat: Chocolate Brownies by Pastry Chef Sangeet Kochar.
Variyali Sharbat is a popular beverage from Gujarat.It is made from fresh fennel seeds.This beverage is a great summer coolant apart from that it also aids in digestion. There are multiple ways in which it is made some add it cloves to it, some have it plain, so have it with a dash of khuskhus … Continue reading Hariyali Variyali