Khao Suey | Burmese Noodle Dish with Chicken Gravy

I was introduced to Khao Suey by a friend sometime ago.What a simple dish with a symphony of flavours and undertones of textures – all in one bite.One of the best One-pot Meals I’ve ever had. It is a Burmese staple dish, also prepared with pork or mutton (I cook it with chicken). Though traditionally…

Valentine Love and Homemade Pasta – from Scratch !!

While I’m the flowers -n-chocolate kinda romantic, KJ has his own quirks to show his love ūüôā and yet again this Valentine’s day I was surprised with not flowers or perfumes or chocolates or cards but a Pasta Maker. Something I had been eyeing to buy for a while !! He always knows what truly…

Peasant’s Bread

The smell of bread baking is the one of the most heartwarming aromas in the world !! What do you do when people at home refuse to eat store bought bread? KJ refuses to buy bread anymore. If he had his way i’ll only be baking this bread day in and day out..¬†Bread, good bread…

Revisiting Nutrition – WholeWheat Oat Bran Bread

Many nutritionists now believe that a whole wheat parantha¬†(layered flat bread, plain or stuffed and not baked in an oven but fried on a griddle) is packed with more health than bread….white bread. For many years now, as a rule, we do not buy ‘White Bread’. Yes the good old no fuss no frills basic…

Soup | Zucchini-n-Spring Onion Soup

We all love soups at home. Nothing better than a hot cup on a chilly day.Its also an all-time favourite dinner for me and KJ….a big bowl with some freshly baked bread does the trick !! I like to make a soup out of almost any vegetable. It’s healthy, light and nutritious !!Yes I know…

The Dirty Martini – A neat period parody !!

I’m invited for what I anticipate, will be a high strung socialite evening of some bar book winners with a¬†celebrity¬†chef…..however to my surprise, I’m escorted¬†to a rustic¬†screeching¬†metal door….fit only to be what looked like a backdoor entry…..and oh yes it indeed is. Through the doorway, from the back alley, to the back of the kitchen….with…

Hummus with Pita Bread

When it comes to Hummus and Pita Bread it is hard to decide who is the star !!!They both¬†deliciously¬†compliment each other and are a perfect company for any party. Recently at a family get together the host had served Hummus with Pita bread amongst some other¬†unstoppably mouth watering¬†snacks; and since then, I’ve not been able…