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Chicken Lollypop: A Restaurant Review

Austin is a city where you may chance upon delicious food in the most unexpected places. Chicken Lollypop is one such hidden gem.

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Rongali Bihu or Poila Boishakh Feast

Rongali Bihu or Poila Boishakh marks the arrival of the New Year in the Assamese and Bengali communities of India. Here are some of the dishes I had prepared to celebrate the festival.

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Momo Memories!

Momos are steamed dumplings, stuffed with meat or vegetables. They are not just something we eat, but are essentially a part of our culture and memories.

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Sushi Basics for Beginners

A beginner’s guide to eating sushi and a brief description of the basic varieties — maki, nigiri and sashimi.

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An Arkansas Food Diary

From cooking freshly caught rainbow trout at the river bank, grilling away at a campfire to sampling delicious BBQ, pizza and desserts in beautiful small towns in Arkansas, we did it all.

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Buttered Cabbage

It is spring in Texas and last week A and I went to see the famous wildflowers, including bluebonnets, blooming everywhere. It was so beautiful; we stopped near highways, took detours and ended up on rural roads, passed ranches, saw horses grazing in fields, took pictures of hidden creeks and went to a nursery which…

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Spicy Rangoli!

First of all wish all of you a very happy Diwali. This is my favourite festival, not so much because of firecrackers, but because I get to decorate the house with lights of all shapes, sizes and colours and make yummy goodies. This post will not have any recipe although my Diwali menu consists of…

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The scales that fooled me!

No recipe in this post. I know I have been missing but I don’t think I have cooked anything special lately and hence the lack of new updates. There are some dishes I made last month and I will be uploading them soon. The reason I am posting this is because this weekend I got…

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Just a start

NOW you are probably wondering why should you read my blog. Well, there are hundreds of sites available where you will get endless recipies. However, you may want to read mine if:1) You start going through a recipe and realise most of the ingredients are not available where you live2) You know they are available…

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