Honey and Sesame Chicken

My new neighborhood has a lot of big old trees and hence is home to different species of birds. Bird watching has become my new pastime. I have spotted kingfishers,rock doves,white doves,parakeets,mynas,koels,crows,bulbuls and a few others I couldn’t identify. There is a pair of red vented bulbuls who are trying to build a nest by…

Penne Pineapple Apple Penne – PPAP Dessert

I have a Penne! I have a Apple!  Uh! Apple Penne! I have a Penne!  I have a Pineapple!  Uh! Pineapple Penne! I have a Penne Pineapple Apple Penne! All those who have seen this hilarious viral video know I have not gone crazy. Every other person around me is humming the PPAP song.It has been…

Strawberry Tiramisu

  There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace – Lisa Whelchel Every friendship is special but the friendships made in our childhood are closest to our heart. Aren’t they? There is an amazing level of comfort and understanding having literally grown up together.Sharing lunches and secrets,dreading some strict teachers and loving some…

Chocolate Mousse – A Classic French Dessert

  Goofs and gaffes are a part of  life. We all make mistakes. Some are small enough to be rectified, some leave us embarrassed and some others are so shocking that they shatter some one’s dreams. What happened in the Miss Universe 2015 pageant was appalling- a major goof up which left a bad taste…

Shimmery Wiggly Mango Pudding

What’s a party without some glimmer and shimmer. Just add some sparkle and shine to your delicious food and set the festive mood going. Holidays mean parties, get togethers and visits from family and friends. How about making these velvety smooth and luscious mini mango puddings for your family and friends. Smear  them with edible glitter and your…

2nd Blog Anniversary – A big Thanks to all of you

      Aromas and Flavors is 2 years old today.I never knew blogging could be so much fun. Or that I could make so many friends on the way. I would like to thank God and each and every one of my friends, family,readers and subscribers for making it an amazing experience for me. Please…

Apple Roses and a Persimmon Rose too – a leaf from my Vegan day 3

  Our friendly neighborhood food blogs are so full of deliciously interesting and decadent recipes spinning their magic on the web that we can’t resist not trying them.Thankfully for the bookmark bar they are safely stowed away until we get the time to don our aprons and churn out these beauties in our kitchens.And my deposit vault is…

Fruit ‘n Nut chewy Granola bar – and a Selfiesh world!

Last week I had some shopping errands to run. While on my way back I happened to drive past my college(the place where I did my under graduation). I have some lovely memories of those days. It was so many years since I passed out of  college and I hadn’t had a chance to visit…

Lollipop Chicken

Whether you are eating with kids or with friends these crunchy and juicy chicken lollipops never fail to impress. This is a Chinese and Indian fusion starter which is  very popular in Chinese restaurants in India. It was called as ‘Tree chicken’ at one restaurant and ‘Pakoda chicken’ in another. Of course like with most other dishes there…

Blueberry Trifle – StressedessertS

‘Stressed when read backwards spells Desserts’. I don’t know if the words are a coincidence or coined on purpose,but I quite agree with the quote.When we are in a need to deflate our stress, gorging on a luscious dessert can really work wonders.Especially when it is made with juicy little berries…sugary and tart… bursting flavors in the mouth giving tiny…