Fresh Tomato Salsa

    3 years back when I moved to US, I was introduced to an array of world cuisines.  I was so fascinated by the different cuisines, the different recipes and how every cuisine is different yet similar and that’s when when my wonderful love affair with food began. I was someone who always enjoyed good food but was never a foodie and hence never really explored food options back home like foodies do. How I fell so passionately in love with cooking is still a mystery to me. For now I can’t think beyond cooking and my blog, it’s on my mind...

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    Pineapple Raita

      Raita in India refers to a yogurt based dish often served on the side with Indian curries and breads. I guess traditionally it was made to balance out the spiciness in our curries and then it just became an integral part of our meals. Raita can be sweet or savory depending on what you add to it. Different fruits and vegetables are added to yogurt and then mixed with few spices. The most famous raita I would say is boondi raita [boondi are small deep fried balls made from gram...

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      Homemade Basil Pesto

        If you love Italian, then you have to love Pesto. Personally it’s my favorite Italian sauce for pastas, salads and baked potatoes. Pesto is traditionally made using crushed garlic, basil, olive oil, pine...

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