Life uncomplicated

How? Choose your kitchen gadgets wisely and use them to save precious time. With the current day obsession to make everything easier and faster, we end up giving up precious kitchen space. There are a few appliances and gadgets you can’t do without. I won’t talk about them but instead, take you through a list…

Not everything needs to be picture perfect…

One question piques me quite often. Should cooking a dish be always based on available light for tabletop photographs? I hate to boost the ISO (light sensitivity of camera sensor), as it introduces unwelcomed grains. But, at times, I settle for a compromise. But then again, why am I making decisions based on just a…

The Falafel Twist-er!!

A vegan delight offered from this part of the world that I absolutely love……. Falafel!!! This is the best way to describe falafels. And just like hummus, I like to add a twist to falafels. They can be made just for snacking, as starters, or be a part of salad bowls. Stuff them in sandwiches…

All Treats no Tricks from your friendly Pumpkin…

Come autumn and all I can think is a pumpkin. I try to find out ways to include it in our diet. Be its soups, salads, curries or just as roasted veggies. Luckily even my husband is a huge fan of pumpkin or butternut squash. Pumpkin is a rich source of Vitamin A, C and…

Show some love with Chutney…

Our typical evening snacks would include chapatti roll, cakes, cookies etc, along with a steaming mug of chocolate milk, which later got replaced with tea as we grew up. Once in a while when we had guests or mom got generous and wanted to break the monotony, samosas, and kachoris (deep fried, unhealthy snacks) were…

The Tea Journal begins here…

It is very natural for me to love and admire ‘Tea’. Growing up in Assam and in a family that owned a tea garden my love for tea was inevitable. For us, tea is not just a drink or a plant…….it’s a lifestyle and for many a source of living. If you have ever visited a…

It’s a Wrap!!

Well, I have been away for a long time. When viral fever got hold of me I had to take things slow. Especially with a hyperactive toddler, finding the time and energy to work gets harder and spare time becomes sparse. Thanks to the antibiotics even my taste buds temporarily got paralyzed. But all this while…