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 ūüôā ) 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…

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 Breakfast Smoothies:Week 2 (Apple dates &nuts)

If you are a fitness enthusiast, have a weight loss goal or simply want to look good this party season, this delicious and healthy smoothie is made just for you. I hope you have tried and enjoyed the Strawberry and banana smoothie I shared with you last week. This week I have a different one…

Healthy Breakfast Smoothies: Week 1

December across the globe is a month of feasts and festivities. In Hyderabad,the weather in December is pleasant and beautiful,which means the entire month is lined up with weddings,parties and events. Hyderabadi weddings are a gastronomer’s delight.There is a huge spread of delicious hard to resist food.¬†¬†Hyderabadi dum biryani, haleem , Marag, dum ka murgh,…

Caramelized Gherkins-Time to eat some Gentle man’s toes

  The world has been chopping,cooking,relishing¬† Ladies Fingers all the while. It is high time they eat some Gentleman’s toes too. Haha!Don’t get scared.Gentleman’s toes,Gherkins,Ivy Gourd,Baby Watermelon,Scarlet Gourd, Tindora,Donda Kai,Gol kankri,Fruited gourd or Telakucha are all different names of this ellipsoid berry shaped vegetable native to East Africa but now available in different parts of…

Smoked and Stuffed Quail

Quails are small game birds grown commercially for their meat and eggs.They have lean,meaty flesh with a delicate flavor and require very less cooking time. There are 4 steps to this recipe. Smoking Marinating Stuffing Roasting I have smoked the quail with lemon tea,demerara sugar and basmati rice before roasting it in the oven. It…