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Sesame and Jaggery are magical

Sesame and Jaggery – a combination that will rock your tastebuds and pack your body with goodness and warmth! If you haven’t already introduced these beauties into your diet, then this is the perfect time to do so. In India, this heavenly...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 14, 2016

Sesame and Jaggery are magical

Sesame and Jaggery – a combination that will rock your tastebuds and pack your body with goodness and warmth! If you haven’t already introduced these beauties into your diet, then this is the perfect time to do so. In India, this heavenly...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 14, 2016

Sesame and Jaggery are magical

Sesame and Jaggery – a combination that will rock your tastebuds and pack your body with goodness and warmth! If you haven’t already introduced these beauties into your diet, then this is the perfect time to do so. In India, this heavenly...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 14, 2016

Christmas decorations – edible or not!

It’s almost Christmas and most of you must be busy with putting up your Christmas tree, hanging decorations around the house and slaving in the kitchen too; I too am attempting to do a few of these things and am getting my tree sorted this wee...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 11, 2015

Christmas decorations – edible or not!

It’s almost Christmas and most of you must be busy with putting up your Christmas tree, hanging decorations around the house and slaving in the kitchen too; I too am attempting to do a few of these things and am getting my tree sorted this wee...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 11, 2015

Christmas decorations – edible or not!

It’s almost Christmas and most of you must be busy with putting up your Christmas tree, hanging decorations around the house and slaving in the kitchen too; I too am attempting to do a few of these things and am getting my tree sorted this wee...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 11, 2015

Himachali Food

Food from Himachal is highly influenced by that of its neighbouring states. Though a lot of it is animal based cuisine, there thankfully are a lot of vegetable and fruit based dishes too…I mean, why won’t they be there? Himachal is known...
by Notjustashopper on Mar 31, 2015

It’s ‘Rice’ Time : Andhra special

Andhra Pradesh is known the world over for several things, including state-of-the-art technology, spices, the use of tamarind and of course, rice!  In fact, it is often called the ‘Rice bowl of India‘. People from Andhra love to cook wit...
by Notjustashopper on Mar 24, 2015

Foods of the North-East

North-East India is a much loved part of our country and is made up of the ‘seven sister states’ . These are well known for gorgeous tea estates, beautiful weather, lush greenery, lovely jewellery, colourful clothes and above all, the de...
by Notjustashopper on Mar 17, 2015

Mharo Rajasthan: ‘Must have’ dishes

We love Rajasthan, well who doesn’t? For its food, history, decor, fashion style and life….With the Aravalli mountain range, the stunning Dilwara temples, world-famous tiger reserves and a gorgeous bird sanctuary, it’s a popular tou...
by Notjustashopper on Mar 10, 2015

Celebrate a colourful Holi with food

Didn’t I tell you all once that Winter always turns to Spring…Always! So, here we are, talking about Holi, the wonderful festival of colours, that is now almost around the corner. As a child, I used to look forward to it since the beginni...
by Notjustashopper on Feb 25, 2015

Top Seven Essential Kitchen Gadgets

Every kitchen has gadgets and I mean every single one! Two hands aren’t just enough to create the ‘bestest’ of food. I love my kitchen gadgets and a lot of my  friends love them too. The reason behind this ‘shopping behavio...
by Notjustashopper on Feb 19, 2015

Ek ‘roti’ ka sawaal….10 flatbreads from India

I have been off wheat for a few days…to be fair, there weren’t that many days since I last had a ‘roti’, but it did make me appreciate and made me realize how much I miss this humble flatbread!  To keep myself busy, I should...
by Notjustashopper on Feb 18, 2015

Avocado – A superfood, indeed!

Avocado is being referred to as the great super food these days. It wasn’t around in North India (or, so I think, anyway) when I was growing up! However, today, it is a different story, available in most places (both in physical stores and onli...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 19, 2015

Celebrate Pongal and Makar Sankranti with these 8 regional recipes

India is the country that celebrates hundreds of festivals, small and big, in a single year and each one of those are celebrated with large amounts of food. Let me wish our lovely readers a very, happy and food-filled Pongal and for those celebrat...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 14, 2015

Eat Healthy but not boring!

Eating well doesn’t mean being boring, it really doesn’t! There are so many people out there, making a living by helping us get back onto the  ‘healthy eating’ regime but most of us still manage to fail, because most ̵...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 7, 2015

Dining room and some styling tips

The Dining room and the kitchen are the heart of your home, especially, if you happen to have a kitchen-diner! In my opinion, a dining room needs a lot of love and affection but sadly, we tend to ignore it most times, settling to decorate it with fu...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 6, 2015

The Scottish Food Journey

A very happy new year to all you lovely people out there! We, at notjustashopper, wish you moments packed with laughter, good health, food and happiness. What better way to start the new year but with a virtual tour of breathtaking Scotland, of cours...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 5, 2015

Grains – Will you explore their world?

Grains have been around since thousands of years. However, in the last couple of decades, there seems to be a war against the humble grain!  Thankfully, not all is lost and suddenly, grains that had already been around for the past centuries are now...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 23, 2014

Regional Cuisine of India – Mushroom Xacuti

The lovely vacation is over, but I am still reeling under the Goa hangover. It’s justified I think since I had a wonderful time and want to share the great things I saw, ate and shopped there. I promise, it won’t go beyond this week In on...
by Notjustashopper on Dec 19, 2014


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