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the missing week

 i have been away for a while. blame it on bigger belly, pregnancy cramps and fatigue!! but the kitchen has seen more of me recently, cooking the most wonderful dinner treats for PG and his gang... and eventually my P101 gang too! all the young ladies loved it.starting with a delicious platter of 300 calories in every 5 bites!my dietician calls it unheal /...

cream and ice

 was in mood of ice cream but not the usual flavors... chose to go back to live ice cream for a different base and mixture. chose a thick sweet cream base and lots of caramel, brownie and gems. also known as 'vibgyor' in the house. it was lovely, except nect time i am gonna ask them to change the cream base to a vanilla maybe! caught on some serious rea /...

bidding good bye

 yea, so the doc finally said the words- 'no more junk food! no more breads n biscuits! no more cakes... not even a slice of plum cake on christmas; forget cheese cakes and no more spicy meals at fancy restaurants! atleast not for three more months!' omg!!! how can she expect me to resist the breads n cakes n restaurants?i just cannot cannot do it.or may /...

today’s menu 12.12.12

 so its a spl date today huh?? how abt cooking something spl too ??today was more of a red day through out!so the day was on a great anti-oxidant mood! time to punch in some oil and veggies and SEAWEED !rita got me this sushi leaves and i wanted to try it ever since it landed in my kitchen closet. so... sushi ehh?? i dont even know how to make one... and /...

taste testing

 i was away for almost 10 days! blame it on baby's high metabolism rate and my low hb !but i had a lovely time relaxing and staying home. while i was home n sick... enrich sent me a voucher to go to the salon and relax myself! and ITC sent me some food products to taste test :) yoohoo! there is a bottle of conserve/jam ; a bottle of chutney ; a pack of h /...

act of leftovers!

I normally cook in perfect quantities... leftovers are never an issue in my kitchen.yet some days they just kinda stick into my eyes from the kitchen platform. and i hate stuffing them in the fridge! the fridge has better things qualified to stay in there.but a few intelligent ones always knows when i have leftovers in the kitchen- i love it when i see th /...

The Okra Show

Hahahaaa... the other day a friend at P101 told me how she began learning kitchen rules and cooking after her wedding date was fixed. she thought she knew it all until on the 3rd day after wedding she was asked to cook bhindi aka okra aka ladies finger. she chopped 'em into pieces and dumped them in a pressure cooker with water and spices! whooopss!! it s /...

band-aids to disaster cooking!

So last night i was so excited to cook a cheesecake. i found the recipe on a cooking blog !!! (hell, i am never gonna do this to my readers) i took pictures of all the ingredients and mixes and stages so i could paste it here and share with you but it was a massive disaster!!the crust came out in crumbles and it didnt taste like a cheese cake at all. :(i /...

Craving Mexican- a review

Had been craving for some red beans n salsa sauce since Saturday...but PG n I vowed we would only eat out once a week and mostly that is Sunday evening. so i asked for restaurant suggestions on Facebook on Saturday evening and reached 'Just Mexican' on Sunday evening.  we found the seating soon and definitely there was a queue for ordering and /...

the Burrp ! Brunch

It was a beautiful morning today, i was up and ready a little early than usual , had my daily dose of almonds with milk and a quick rush to the friday exercise class at P101. little did i know i would be greeted with food (read starry eyes and watering mouth) by payal and vijayeta... oh my! all the exercise and calorie-output got squashed by my love /...

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