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Moong dal cooked with fresh, seasonal vegetables

"Tumi ki ekhono eka bikele, anmoney, amake bhabo ..." It is almost quarter past one in the night and that is Rupankar singing on shuffle mode into my ears. There is a quiet all over ... the winter night has settled inside different colou...
by Kichu Khon on Dec 12, 2016

Bhaja Khichuri / Dala Khechedi

  Elo melo brishti shara din thik amar moner moton kothaye jabe, kon dike jaabe - jeno thik kore uthte parche na Ei bhabe shanto hoye boshi abar ei uthe chollo jeno koto kaaj pore ache kintu jabe kothaye? Daana kaata pakhi je shey Tobuo mante...
by Kichu Khon on Jul 18, 2016

Murgir jhol or A light chicken curry made the Bengali way

Friday had started with loads of housework and more than my usual number of chores. Since monsoons are approaching, I need to sun everything to be able to wade through Pune's cold monsoon months. Yes, I am a tad traditional ... the old aunts kind...
by Kichu Khon on May 13, 2016

Quick and Easy Tortilla Chips

Perfect crunchy, healthy homemade tortilla chips done in the oven are so easy to make, you won’t be able to stop yourself from making them. They are easy to make and all you need is a pack of wholemeal tortilla wraps (the smaller ones are ideal...
by mumofthreeboys on Feb 18, 2016

Tadkewali Masoor ki Dal

I was wondering what to post next while cooking lunch a few days back. Words and sentences form and fade away. I get ideas for writing during the most mundane of tasks and chores during the day. But cannot leave the job at hand and sit down to write...
by Kichu Khon on Feb 1, 2016

Sun Basket Organic Meals Home Delivery REVIEW & GIVEAWAY

Product received at no charge to facilitate review. I had never heard of Sun Basket before so I wasn't sure what to expect. The website menu looked divine and the concept of getting the fixings for three fresh meals a week delivered to my door sound...
by Outdoor Adventure Gals on Jan 15, 2016

Safe Food Storage Tips for Fresh and Frozen Food

In recent times, many people have come to realise that storing all types of food safely and securely helps to minimise the risk of food contamination and prevent food going off. From the consumer to industry, keeping food stored correctly is also imp...

Badi Santula / Vegetables cooked with dried lentil dumplings

I just can't have enough of the rains. Ever. Last week it had rained non stop for three to four days. With dark clouds, heavy wind and fog. Pune's rains are like quiet children. They will be around yet you won't feel their presence. Calm, quiet, a li...
by Kichu Khon on Jun 29, 2015

Introducing Cameron’s Coffee + a Freebie

How Was Your Day? Special Thanks to Cameron’s Coffee for sponsoring today’s discussion. These days, we’re all concerned about being greener. We recycle. We buy cars that are more fuel efficient. We’re trying to go paperless. Our paper...
by How Was Your Day? on Dec 19, 2014

Diwali 2014

The sky has been gloomy for the past 3 days now. And it has been raining too. The cold is biting. Nor yet damp. But biting. The sun hasn't been around for what seems like ages now. I am being patient and have, so far, quietly accepted its absence. A...
by Kichu Khon on Oct 27, 2014

Saantlano Aloo Bhate / Tempered mashed potatoes

Another day has gone by. And I hardly notice. It is only late in the evening, when I am finally free, that I realise how fast the day has passed. And this has been going on for the last close to one month. After the hectic days of Durga puja, prepa...
by Kichu Khon on Oct 16, 2014

Ucche bhaja / Stir fried Bitter gourd

  As I type this, it is mid morning. I can hear the aarti from the nearby mandir ... "tera tujhko arpan .... ".  Profound words.  The sun is finally out ... to stay I hope. The rains are on their way out ... bidding farewell with light...
by Kichu Khon on Sep 15, 2014

Food Storage Made Easy

Las Fabulosas: Home & Happiness Food Storage Made Easy By Lauren Fischer for Las Fabulosas Keeping your cocina stocked with fresh foods is a great way to ensure a healthy diet for la familia. But a big shopping trip can become messy if you forge...
by Another Maria on Mar 31, 2014

Seven days in March

Spring has sprung in London town!Cheeky chappie, our little sunshine! (watch him here sing along to Pharrell's very popular song "Happy")My friend of many many years, Ama, getting to know Scarlett Grace, with Sean providing full supportBear's Dad on...
by Incidents and accidents on Mar 11, 2014

Pantry Organization Tips

For those of you that saw my panty makeover and wondered if I had food in my house, the answer is “yes!” Last week I shared my pantry makeover and today I wanted to show you the other side of the pantry and give you some pantry organizati...
by Ask Anna on Dec 2, 2013

Foodie Goodie | Carrot Cupcakes.

Who's in the mood for carrot cupcakes? I am! I even dreamt of them last night, haha! And so for this week's edition of Foodie Goodie, I'll be featuring - yep, you guessed it right - this carrot cupcake recipe which is a fusion (or should I say my tw...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Oct 18, 2013

My so called life...

The acid test for how motivated I am feeling seems inextricably linked to whether I can be bothered to sort out my house. I wake most mornings now - with my new found freedom - and this thought goes through my head: get something done. All the possib...
by Lou, Boos and Shoes on Oct 17, 2013

Egg Burji and Me

One thing i can make very well is Egg Burji, i think the photograph does not justify it. If any one is opening a Egg Stall, i am ready to work over there, HaHa.
by farzanaaliasgarmukhtiar on Oct 11, 2013

Egg Burji and Me

One thing i can make very well is Egg Burji, i think the photograph does not justify it. If any one is opening a Egg Stall, i am ready to work over there, HaHa.
by farzanaaliasgarmukhtiar on Oct 11, 2013

Foodie Goodie | Beef & Rotini.

I've always been fascinated with rotini pasta ever since I was a kid. They're literally pasta 'with a twist' as they come in a corkscrew, spiral shape. They even have colored variants, such as the Barilla Tri-Color Rotini, which were often given to u...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Oct 10, 2013


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