Istanbul can be addictive, and I am addicted to its infinite dining options and regional foodstuffs. Delicious, fresh, vibrant, bold, hip, yet subtle. Beneath the shadow of Istanbul's Galata Bridge, one of the lively areas with a hustle all around, I could see many local taverns serving fresh fish and salads. Exploring the local taste … Continue reading Imam Bayildi
Hello peeps! Thank god it’s almost weekend. Have you come across people being judgemental about you and others? They seem to be present everywhere, so irritating, ughh! Whenever I speak to both of my sisters-in-law, apart from talking about everything under the sun, we also end up talking about such irritating people and … Continue reading How to make Dhaba style LASOONI MOONG DAL TADKA( Cooked yellow lentil tempered with burnt garlic and herbs
Simple pleasures are really hard to explain. For me, even a cup of kadak chai sipping by the roadside, walking a long way without any fixed destination, or even a typical Assamese simple meal of dal, rice mashed potato and a piece of fish fry, would give me immense pleasure. Such pleasures derived from … Continue reading Sweet Potato Mash with Mustard Sauce
Hola! A Throwback to the days of spending last Christmas and new year in Spain, enjoying the Spanish fiesta. Exactly during this time of the year, I was busy preparing and planning for a holiday, a Spanish holiday!! Sometimes though, it can be daunting when faced with the prospect of a two-week family holiday with … Continue reading EASY VEGGIE SPANISH RICE
Happy morning to everyone!! How important is breakfast to you all? Well... well well, this is the only meal I long for my soul satisfaction. A good heart satisfying breakfast keeps me moving on for the whole day without any grumpiness. And, I would take all efforts to make one fitting into my busy mornings. … Continue reading Breakfast Eggs on the Bed of Chickpeas & Eggplant
CHUTNEY, a versatile element in Indian cuisine and culture that not only blends its flavor with other dishes but also enhances the flavor and complimenting the dish you are having with. Chutney in simple terms is a condiments, that are served with almost every meal in India, with snacks, curries, and also as sauces for meat and … Continue reading Chatpata & Sugarfree Spiced Plum Chutney
Weekends are meant to relax, sleep, eat, clean, party, outings etc. Some times things do not workout as you plan. Every year I make loads of plan before coming to India during vacations but, with either kids falling ill or other unforeseen emergencies coming up oops! your plans take a back seat. It's 11am here … Continue reading Easy Chatpata Bhindi! Okara with sesame and peanut masala
Its that time of the year again, when shops, supermarket, and hypermarkets in particular, wear a festive look with colourful posters, banners, and irresistable offers and dispalys of various items and you know ramadan is round the corner and once Ramadan sets it can Eid be far behind. Here I bring you quick lip smacking Ramadan … Continue reading FALAFEL- My Turkish Falafel, yumminess that cannot be resisted!