Aug
10

Kajuchi Bhaaji (Cashewnut Veggie)

Don’t look surprised at the title of this dish. Kajuchi Bhaaji is an absolute delicacy in my family and even though cashew-nuts are very famous along the coastal line of Maharashtra and in Goa – this dish is not found easily. This is my mother’s speciality and I’m yet to master the taste her dish… Continue reading »

Aug
10

Hasselback Potatoes

There are days at work when I’m completely drained out (and of late there have been too many much to my chagrin). The only thing that can get me refreshed is to cook up a good dish; and to my luck I chance upon recipes like this one shared on LifeHacker. I did a bit… Continue reading »

Aug
10

Fish and Prawns Fry

How long has it been since I updated this section of my blog! I have been lazy and not posted any recipes though I have bombarded folks with the food pictures on Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp and though they have got  many “likes”; I have also got abuses for not posting the recipes. So a… Continue reading »

Jul
04

Fish Biryaani

Long time since I blogged about food. My mom gifted me a recipe book “AnnaPurna” by Mangala Barve. It is in Marathi and has amazing recipes. I’ve often repeated on this blog that I’m not a recipe book fan but this is the only book I love cause her recipes are homemade classics – simple… Continue reading »

Apr
23

Dory Fish Fillet

It’s been a long time since I blogged about food. So here goes a quick fix delicious snack for all you sea-food lovers. I learnt this dish from a family friend who had moved to Dubai for a couple of years. The Dory fish does not stink and the fillets are easily available in the… Continue reading »

Jan
18

Veggie Cutlets in 30 minutes

I’ve said often on this blog I’m not a veggie fan – I am very finicky about what I like and in which form. Many a times fed up with my stubborness my mother saw only one way to ensure I ate most veggies without making faces or cribbimg about the look of the food.… Continue reading »

Jan
12

Homemade Soups

Have I ever mentioned to you folks that I love soups. It’s my way of eating the healthy stuff  like greens and all the veggies I dislike. I always wanted to try and learn some soup recipes cause I am not a huge fan of readymade soups and preserved foods. I got the perfect opportunity over the last few… Continue reading »

Oct
31

Chicken Lasagna

Chicken Lasagna I’ve never gone for cooking classes, my cooking is all what I learnt at home seeing my mom, MIL, and friends cook. I know my limitations and hence never come out of a restaurant thinking how I can make this dish at home! I cannot follow cookbook recipes – the dishes are a… Continue reading »

Oct
21

Recipe: Misal Paav

When you grow up in Mumbai there are 2 things that become your absolute favourites – Vada Paav and Misal. If a person claims to be a true Mumbaiite and has not heard about these two items, be rest assured he/she will get condescending looks from the rest!  If you wish to have the best… Continue reading »

Oct
20

Recipe: Bread Poha

Have you ever given it a thought that mothers ought to be given the award for being the best inventors. The reason is the food items they come up with so as to ensure their kids have some novelty to look forward to in their meal items every time. Tough task on hand but they… Continue reading »

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