Do you love Indian food? I do. Do you love Mexican food? I definitely do. I especially love Mexican street food from a good taco truck. I have been craving Mexican food lately, and I had the genius idea of combining two of my favorite cuisines. It’s happened before. I made Chicken Tikka Tacos; please excuse the potato quality pictures. The first year of my...

Spring is almost here! I don’t know about you, but I am ready for the cold weather to officially end. Luckily the winter hasn’t been too bad here, although we did have several weeks where it snowed. It seems as though the cold weather is retreating, but now it’s been raining nonstop. I’m over it already. I want sunshine and flowers.  Speaking...

Posted on Mar 5 2015 - 9:12am by Whitney
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Happy Holi! Today, I have posted the recipe for Gujiya. Gujiya are a traditional Holi sweet, stuffed with fruit and nuts. This recipe makes lots of gijuyas. So be prepared to share. What’s Holi? I’m glad you asked! Holi is an Indian festival of colors. Also known as the festival of Loooooove. Holi is celebrated to signify the end of winter, the beginning...

If you’re a fan of Indian food, then no doubt you are familiar with pakoras. Aloo pakoras. Onion pakoras. Mixed veg pakoras. There are so many kinds of pakoras, it’s unbelievable. And for good reason. Pakoras are delicious. They are a great appetizer or snack. Crispy or soft, spicy or mild. Pakoras are easy to make, and low maintenance. Eat them with...

Hello everyone =) I have a special post today, brought to you by Maya Kaimal Fine Indian Foods. Maya Kaimal graciously sent me four simmer sauces; two for me to try, and two to give away to one winner! You can enter for a chance to win at the bottom of this post. I am so excited about this post, because one, I love trying new products, and two, I absolutely love...

  Y’all, I have a delicious cake recipe for you today. Chocolate cake with a raspberry cream cheese frosting. Oh, I forgot. There’s a layer of chocolate ganache  and fresh raspberries in the middle, also! So. Yum. I made this cake for Valentine’s Day. I wanted to do something other than strawberries, and raspberries were the perfect replacement....

Don’t throw away that leftover dal! If you’re anything like us, then you have dal fairly regularly. If you’re anything like me, you eventually get sick of eating the same thing every single meal. Good news! You don’t have to let the leftover dal go to waste. Turn them into dal paranthas! Loaded with protein and packed full of flavor from...

Posted on Jan 29 2015 - 8:35am by Whitney
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  “2014 is coming to an end, and it’s been a great year!” Yup. That’s how long I have been sitting on this post. I am super lazy at times. Actually, it’s not even laziness. I am just in a funk. Nothing’s been working out as planned lately, and it’s been getting in the way of my moods. I keep logging into my blog, and...

Posted on Nov 24 2014 - 9:12pm by Whitney
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  I’m an Indian food blogger. I love Indian food. It’s part of who I am. But sometimes I like to try (make) new things. It’s a huge world, and to stick with one kind of food is doing a disservice to yourself. Fortunately, I have an amazing boyfriend who lets me experiment with new things. I am even luckier that I have an amazing boyfriend who...

Food from Tamil Nadu and pretty much all of the South India are very distinguishable when it comes to food. Dosas, sambhar, rice rice rice and more rice, the list goes on and on. Even if you don’t know jack about Indian food, if you eat something that has coconut or curry leaves in it, there’s a very large chance you’re eating Southern Indian food....