Author: Minnie

I created this space for you - and all of those who need a space to breathe in and breathe out. No matter what you are, a working person or a homemaker,you need help in many different ways. At home, when you have to take care of zillions of chores, iron out difficult issues, or find time to just be yourself, it's not easy balancing the act. Working out from my kitchen, I am here to share my experiences as a homemaker and hopefully help you be a one happy person 8 home!!! If you happen to be a Man, don't fret! My home is open to you. After all, a lady always needs great gentlemen around her to feel at home.

Lettuce wrap revisited

  Have you watched the new Spider-man movie? It’s called Spider Man – Homecoming. It’s a fresh take on a very old story retold many times over in many different formats. For a change, the character is played by a…

Demise of a Car

The heavy machine coughed. And died. An almost brand new, adored, metallic four-wheeler that is cherished because it’s forever on a diet – meaning her gas mileage is low, low. However, being a sedan, she comes with many challenges to…

Dhaba style keema

minced mutton curry

The dusty roads of India might make you think twice about stopping at the road side eateries that punctuate the bustling landscape. These small road side eateries are known as ‘dhabba’. Don’t get fooled by their unsophisticated veneer. More often…

Aloo Matar and a sweet tooth

Have you ever visited the blog ‘Go bake yourself‘? Chances are you have. Hence you possibly know Uru, the force behind that crazy amazing blog is the ‘sweetest’ girl in our blogosphere.You don’t? No way. You HAVE to check her…

Life is new and old

  Life, has been busy. As in good busy. I have been up to something awesome last few months (hence these prolonged absences) and now I am almost there.I have learnt so much in the last few months. At some…

Fruity Matcha shake

Green tea

  I have learned so much from my fellow bloggers who have become inspirations as well as friends that I often think of, miss and learn from everyday. I also have resigned myself to the fact that I am not…

Kaffir Lime salmon

  My grandmother was a chef par excellence. However, as is the norm with most Indian grandmas, she didn’t pass on any recipes. That is the weirdest thing about history of Indian cooking. Few, if any, ever handed down recipes in written…

Aloo Chorchori with Nigella

  As a youngster, I found train stations to be magical places. The screaming engines, swishing smoke chimneys that rose out of the beasts that pulled the beautiful red, blue, green bogies, beats of footsteps as people jogged, ran, walked, limped to…

A saturday morning shake

Apples. How do most people see apples? A juicy fruit that is a fountain of nutrition, glamorous enough to lead Adam (of Eve fame) astray, quirky enough to become Steve Job’s muse, handy enough to be tucked into the purse…

The night owls and Maple pulled pork

Junior finally had his much awaited all-nighter birthday party. The party was supposed to start at 4.30pm. By 3pm, majority of the boys were in, sprawled comfortably on and around one large, really large, ottoman, that has a pride of…