Kheer Poori :A traditional dessert from Hyderabad

Dear Vikram, If you are listening, please respond. Ever since you were conceived in 2007,we knew you would one day do us proud.You embarked on a mission unlike any before.You have been through a long journey to land where you are.We have witnessed the pressure tests,checks,the progresses and the setbacks,the rehearsals and everything else you…

Chicken Korma – Magic of Clay pot Cooking

  I am bitten by the Retro bug. Don’t Google the word. There is no meaning to it. It’s just that of late I have been doing things the old fashioned way. Actually it started one fine day a few weeks ago,when I was flipping the pages of my old hand written recipe book. It…

Aromas and Flavours is 5 years old today

I just can’t believe that my little blog is 5 years old today ❤ A big thank you to Almighty and all my readers and friends  for their constant support through likes and generous comments. And a special thank you to my family who understood that camera ranks first on hierarchy and waited patiently for…

Mulberry & Granola Parfait

Did you know that frozen lobsters can come back to life when thawed? Well, I didn’t . And I am so glad I do now, because I would have  completely freaked out at the sight of lobsters playing in my living room in the morning after having left them overnight to thaw. See! browsing around…

Mulberry Pie

We know winter has arrived when there is that ungentle nip in the air and you see people around you all wrapped up cosily like burritos(Readers can excuse my burrito simile.I am a food blogger and it is in the nature of my profession to see food everywhere and in everything 🙂 ) I asked…

Chickenless Drumsticks- Food for thought

Good food doesn’t always have to have meat in it. If you are considering giving your chicken loving family a small break from meats,then illusion food is the right way to get them to fall in love with their veggies.  I was toying with the idea of creating an  illusion dish which would not only…

Homage to a Wonderful Father in Law

This quote will always remind me of an amazing person,my father in law who sadly passed a few months ago. Orphaned at the age of 8 years,he took upon himself to look after and educate not only himself but also his 6 siblings,showering them with love and affection,in short being a parent to them.At the…

Sheekh Kebabs in a Pan- Melt in the Mouth Delicacy

My earliest Sheekh kebab memory is from my childhood when  dad used to drive me to a tiny water front kebab joint which served the tastiest kebabs in town.I don’t think there were any other kebab joints back then,at least none that I knew of. Like it is popularly said, the first impression is always…

Healthy Salads: Fruit & Nut

  When we are planning to lose weight or just eat healthy, the one advice we often get to hear is to eat five small meals instead of three big meals. In addition to planning healthy  breakfast,lunch and dinners, there are two other meals we need to fix- mid morning and evening. Usually the gap…