A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Some days Most days, I cook just to get done with a meal and don't put too much thought when my only aim is to whiz in and out of the kitchen. I always wonder how my mom did it. These days, I have far greater respect for her than she could imagine. As a working … Continue reading A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Gouda and Pizza Sauce Muffins Recipe

Amma is currently with me and as is the usual practice, I try and make something interesting when she is around. Unlike K, she is game to try anything at least once, and is deeply appreciative of my culinary escapades 🙂 A conversation almost always gets triggered from a food memory. This time, while asking … Continue reading Gouda and Pizza Sauce Muffins Recipe

Chili Garlic Sauteed Vegetables ~ Sandwich

This has to be the month of sandwiches for me. After detesting dry bread with cucumber and tomato slices, I have become a sandwich fiend with a vengeance. There is nothing better than a good sandwich made with fresh bread. Generally I do not like the bread to be slathered on with either butter or … Continue reading Chili Garlic Sauteed Vegetables ~ Sandwich

One Pot Spaghetti with Tomato and Mushrooms

Cooking for one is my most favourite and least favourite task in the kitchen. No I am not a person who cannot make up my mind. Cooking for one means I get to make and eat what I want, something which K doesn't particularly care for (pasta) or even one of my not so successful … Continue reading One Pot Spaghetti with Tomato and Mushrooms

Baked and Grilled Vegetables with Taco Seasoning Recipe (Step by Step Pictures)

I made this for lunch yesterday. My friend A was to come over and she always enjoys what I make. Unfortunately there was a mishap and her darling pooch Happy was injured and had to be rushed to the hospital and she couldn't come. Happy has had a fracture and will undergo surgery on the … Continue reading Baked and Grilled Vegetables with Taco Seasoning Recipe (Step by Step Pictures)

Soothing Lemongrass and Ginger Tea ~ Monsoon Special

And just as we thought there would be no respite from the long hot sweltering heat, the rains have come in and surprised us yet again. Mornings mean a few extra minutes spent tugging at the ends of the blanket while wishing the alarm would snooze itself. Everything around, even that sad patch of forced … Continue reading Soothing Lemongrass and Ginger Tea ~ Monsoon Special

Beat the Heat Series ~ Insalata Caprese with Basil Pesto

So the summer in hyderabad is fully upon us on its way out (which must tell you how long this post sat in drafts) and as always, I have a reputation to keep and whining to do... remarkably this year tho, I handled the heat much better than the Kman... he was  whining more than me, … Continue reading Beat the Heat Series ~ Insalata Caprese with Basil Pesto