Author Archive for 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.

Kaleji paya rassa

kaleji paya

A big achivement this summer was that my younger one finally learned to ride a bike, much to his delight. He began learning to ride at 4. But he never managed to balance himself on a bicycle that had training…

Going Vegan from vegetarian

Butternut squash

We always have a hard time on Saturdays. reason being, it’s a vegetarian day. Belonging to the hardcore non-vegetarian foodies that I live with, thinking what to cook on vegetarian days freaks me out.Often times, I find myself planning way,…

Murg Kasoori methi

chicken great

  My dear blog, I have a confession to make. I have been disgracefully inattentive of you lately. I have neglected to keep you updated, I have not given you enough food content to keep you going. The numerous beautiful…

Petite Bites – Four Ingredients

Smoked salmon bites

Looking for a quick appetizer and want to impress as well? Go for some smoked salmon bites dressed with basil and goat cheese. I also experimented with Harissa as well as balsamic vinegar, but sons vetoed it. This weekend was…

Peppery Fried Calamari Rings

fried calamari rings

Munch chowmein at 4pm, take a swim at 11 pm, rise and shine at 11am …..that’s my idea of a dream vacation. We had this dream vacation only once, and that was in Washington DC, during a much earned break when all we…

Mango Mousse with Gulukand

close up

I promised a friend of mine that I would be posting the recipe of this particular mango mousse that I recently made. It’s a regular mousse recipe, but what makes it different from an everyday mango mousse is an ingredient…

Eggplant mushroom boats

savoury boats

Once I worked with a really nice gentleman who was also social and a very cordial person. He was by nature helpful, and it was fun to work with him because he was always so positive. Whenever anyone spoke with…