Awards Archive

Godrej Yummiez Mother’s Day Cookout

    This year’s Mother’s Day was extra-special for a reason. Well, this was the second time I ever participated in a cookout and the first time that I won!     Last week, I was invited by Food Bloggers Association of India (FBAI) to participate in the #Maakehaathkakhana Mother’s Day cookout, ...Read More

IFBA 2013 Awards: Honoring Indian food bloggers for the first time in India!

  The food-blogging scene is changing in India. There was a time, when people used to give a blank look at the mention of food-blogging. Now there is much awareness on food-blogging and as an implication of this, even the non-food-blogging community in India has started taking food-blogging seriously and they have ...Read More

Japanese Tonkotsu Ramen (Pork Ramen in Soup)

I am excited to share this because this is one of my favourite Japanese dishes that I have had umpteen number times in different Japanese restaurants here in Hong Kong. This dish is one of my comfort foods too. AN and the kids love this as well! So last Friday, I made ...Read More

Green Mango Pickle with Indian Five Spices

Hello friends! I am back in Hong Kong, refreshed and rejuvenated after a two-week trip to India. We went to Mysore, along with my mother-in-law and sister-in-law’s family. Mysore is an incredible place and no one can stop admiring the intricate craftsmanship of the Mysore palace, Chamundi temple and Tipu Sultan’s summer ...Read More

Parsi Mewa no Pulav: The Most Delicious Vegetarian Pilaf I Have Ever Had!

[This recipe is now on Foodbuzz “Top 9” list. Friends, thank you all for buzzing it up to this rank. Thanks for stopping by and motivating me!] Parsi mewa no pulav About 1,300 years ago, the Zoroastrians from Iran settled in Gujarat, India. The descendants of this community are known as the ...Read More

Thai Lemongrass Tea

Thai lemongrass tea: calming and having numerous health benefits What’s so special about Thai lemongrass? The aroma of freshly crushed lemongrass and its lemony taste, minus the sourness of a lemon, drive even a non-Thai like me crazy over this wonderful ingredient! Everything is so appetising about lemongrass! Lemongrass calms the mind ...Read More

Welcome Fall with Roselle Tea!

Not only roselle tea (or sorrel tea) is popular in Thailand, but also across Africa, Italy and Egypt. In Latin America and the US, it is popularly known as Agua de Flor de Jamaica. It is believed that the pharaohs of the Egypt were served this tea. In Australia and some other ...Read More

Hong Kong’s Dried Fish: Exotic and a Popular Staple!

[This article was originally published in Zomppa: the International food magazine.] Cheung Chau is one of Hong Kong’s amazing outlying islands and a fishing village. When we went to Cheung Chau on a casual trip one month back, it led us to an eccentric display of dried fish all over the island: ...Read More

Stuffed Aubergines in Tangy Tamarind Gravy

Stuffed aubergines in tangy tamarind gravy I am so thrilled to tell you about some more awards I received from my bloggy friends recently! The first one came from the beautiful Sabrina who has a great blog called LouLou Sucre and she honoured Cosmopolitan Currymania with The Versatile Blogger award! Although this ...Read More

Chicken Curry with Peas and an Award!

Curry leaves are a celebrity ingredient in India. These are not only extensively used in South-Indian cuisine, but are increasingly getting more and more popular in not only other Indian states, but in other parts of the world. Even in Western India, such as Mumbai, one can always spot a good amount ...Read More