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5 Gift Ideas for Food Lovers

9 Nov

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Looking for a creative/unusual gift for a food lover? Here are some gift ideas based on my favorite buys and stuff from my wish list, which you could pick from. Hope your food lover likes them as much as I do!

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How to Make Pooris

5 Oct

Pooris - Puffed Indian bread

Puffed and crisp, a poori is the epicure’s delight – a delicious bread to accompany potato curry, chhole or aamras. While chapatis are everyday fare, pooris sit proudly as the "special occasion" treat.

Pooris aren’t so easy to make, though, are they? I say they are, once you’ve learnt the ropes.

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Mint Cashew Pulao

3 Jan

Mint Cashew Pulao

A plus of cooking only for yourself is the chance it gives you for daring experimentation. Do whatever. Relish it if it turns out brilliant, commit it to memory (and blog) for treating others in future. Shrug it off if it does not; it is only one that suffered through it.

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Mushroom Kasoori Methi

13 Oct

I was planning to make a simple dry mushroom dish today when sudden inspiration struck me and I added some kasoori methi to it.

What a difference one surprise ingredient can make. This recipe of mushroom kasoori methi is the kind your guests will take a mouthful of and exclaim: "Amazing! What masala have you put in it?"

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Ridge Gourd Potato Curry with Poppy Seed Paste

28 Sep

My first attempt at cooking with poppy seed paste. This ridge gourd potato curry recipe is courtesy a Bengali friend, who tells me the cuisine of that area uses poppy seeds abundantly. Given how well this curry turned out, I know this spice is going to become a regular in my pantry.

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