Fresh food and crazy ideas

#phenomenalworld #plattershare #BellyNirvana #f2f #farm2familiez I was sent samples of Farm to Familiez (F2F) batter varieties as part of the Plattershare #bellynirvana. Usually all this batter is made at home as we don’t trust the ones that is available outside and also consists of very less rice and more of grains and millets.  Here is the…

Butter Garlic Crab in Beer Sauce

Do you love crabs? I do. Too much !! I love beer too (crafted mostly but anything will do) and what happens when you combine both? You get what I call the manna from heaven.Garlic butter fried crab in beer sauce….

Pesto Sauce

I love Pesto sauce. It makes a great combination with Pasta and it can be had pretty much with anything from pizza to bread. Here’s an easy way to make it. You don’t have to drool over the ones made in TV anymore. Here’s a classic recipe by Jamie Oliver Ingredients Basil Leaves (not holy basil.Those…

Food and Fun beckons – ITC Food bloggers meet #QualityITCFoods

Was invited to the food bloggers meet on 10 Dec organized by the ITC packaged foods group. We were greeted with rows and rows of food food food. It was a glorious sight indeed. After all the stuffing the session started It was a good interaction with the ITC team explaining the premise behind their…

Making Chocolate cream biscuits at home

Ever found yourself in a position where you have this craving for chocolate cream biscuits and you find yourself with an empty packet. Well if you still have dark chocolate slabs, marie biscuits and some ideas then it becomes easy to meet that craving….. Put a piece of chocolate between two biscuits. Microwave or 2…

Tastefully Yours – French Toast with Fried Sausages

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth. I prefer savory over sweet anytime.  So when it comes to the usual French Toast, I steer clear of it.  My version  has the usual eggs and milk (normal not sweetened) but along with that I have also added a spice mix of cardamom, cinnamon, mace, star anise…

Quick Bites at home – Momos and a spicy dip – An easy way to make em!

Another simple exercise in pampering your palate. I love momos! Momos has always been a favorite quick meal in the east. From the Tibetans to the Chinese all have been making their own ways and calling them by different names. No matter I can end it by using Shakespeare’s quote  for my use here. A…

Sardine curry infused with Curry Leaves

Kerala and sardine are almost spoken in the same breath and  this curry is a variation of  their famous fish curry (meen puli). I love curry leaves and use it in almost all the things Indian that I make. I made it using the following ingredients in the LIST and yes, as usual the measurements I…