Beat the Heat Series ~ Summer Salad with Quail Eggs

I got a few boxes of quail eggs at the supermarket a few weeks ago. I had never tasted these eggs before, but they are slowly becoming popular in the cities now and are so damn cute that I’d buy them even if I didn’t want to eat them. I’ve had them simply fried, with … Continue reading Beat the Heat Series ~ Summer Salad with Quail Eggs

Cooking with Relics ~ Spaghetti with Basil Walnut Pesto Recipe

Yesterday we got back from a short trip to Madanapalle a town on the Andhra Karnataka border and Bangalore. My cousinP's son was baptised in the native place of his paternal grandparents and i got to be his God mother. I was present in the labour room at the time of his birth, coaching his … Continue reading Cooking with Relics ~ Spaghetti with Basil Walnut Pesto Recipe

Recipe for Sesame Noodles and Vegetables in Manchurian Sauce

My Mom's with me for a few weeks and reader's of this blog know, that i try and make something interesting and special while she's visiting..... it is usually stuff that she really likes, like pav bhaji and dahi vada, or savoury muffins with cheese or recipes she wouldn't cook/ make herself. Sesame noodles is … Continue reading Recipe for Sesame Noodles and Vegetables in Manchurian Sauce

Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe ~ Step by Step Pictures

Two nights ago i was watching this travel cum cooking show on Travel and Living and saw this lovely lady making moussaka.... she had such a lilt in her voice and was so delighted to be showing how to make this famous greek / arab dish.... K and i looked at each other and he … Continue reading Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe ~ Step by Step Pictures

Recipe for a Macaroni Salad – With Mayonnaise

This is just one of those simple Pasta dishes that can be put together, when you need to feed yourself and/ or friends urgently, even at 2 a.m under the heavy influence of alcohol.... yeah its that easy. I made this one weekend afternoon when K and I were on a movie watching spree, and … Continue reading Recipe for a Macaroni Salad – With Mayonnaise