Tisrya Sukha ( Dry Clams )

From the past one year or so, when ever I want to make a particular dish, I do some research by watching 9-10 recipe videos, plus some reading from cookbooks and sites for reference. I end up picking ingredients, tips and methods from these sources and bring all of them together to make my version... Continue Reading →

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Salad with Chicken & Veggies !

One word which describes salads to perfection is versatility. A little bit of this and a little bit of that and voila! you have your own customize salad. A single salad is a blend of so many different textures, flavors and colors. It can be served as hot or cold. It can be prepared and... Continue Reading →

Prawns Pulao !

Prawn Pulao is an all time favourite rice dish in the Girap household. Couple of years back, my dad's diet changed due to some health reasons. Rice being dad's favourite, was eliminated first. Next thing we knew, we also stopped eating it. But some days, rice gives you so much comfort, whether it's just khichdi, varan-bhaat,... Continue Reading →

Ukadiche Modak !

      Next week is Ganesh Chaturthi, the celebration of Lord Ganesha's birth. It's one of the most awaited festival of India, especially in Maharashtra. It's a 10 day long celebration which ends in immersing our Ganapati Bappa in water. Many families bring Ganesh idol in their home, and worship him and offerings are... Continue Reading →

Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes !

  Over a period of time, I have realized that you don't need an occasion to bake any cakes. Having said that, I am always baking or experimenting different cakes or flavors, which has resulted in putting on some few kilos here and there. Sigh. Anyway, I end up sharing those cakes or cupcakes with... Continue Reading →

Bharlela Paplet (Stuffed Pomfret)

Pomfret originated from the Portuguese word "pampo". It's a sea water fish with a single bone and is found in Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean. They have flat bodies and deeply forked tails. Pomfret is mostly eaten as a whole fish. Either it's fried, steamed or used in curries. Pomfret is very low in calories and... Continue Reading →

BEL19VE – Roger that !

"When you lose, the journey is endless. When you win, time just flies." This was the text sent by Robert Federer to his 32-year-old son after the Dubai Open in 2014. And I guess somewhere this quote completely defines Roger. I mean I was in school when he won his first grand slam in 2003.... Continue Reading →

The Cheat Pasta !

As an amateur cook and having such a great love for food, I am constantly learning about new ingredients, new recipes, varied combinations. When I first thought about sharing recipes, I thought why not share some information about the particular recipe or ingredient. And so every time before I write, I do a bit of... Continue Reading →

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