Chicken Stir fry (with Chilli, Garlic and Coriander)

Chicken Stir fry (with Chilli, Garlic and Coriander)

An under 30 minute, delicious chicken stir fry for weekday meals

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Andhra Egg Curry

Andhra Egg Curry

I have begun to read a lot more cookbooks these days compared to a couple of years ago. Earlier, cookbooks were like glossy magazines to me. Filled with mouthwatering, high quality images, a cookbook was only to gaze at and sigh. In fact it seemed like a distant, unknown world to me akin to reading [...]

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

And I finally baked a cake! There is a strange sense of excitement and fulfillment that I felt at the end of this baking exercise. Yes, I have made cupcakes before but not a traditional cake. In spite of having a mom who is a baking pro and in spite of having considerable experience assisting [...]

Lychee and Cardamom Bellini

Lychee and Cardamom Bellini

2015 has been an absolutely rocking year for me so far. There have been so many unique experiences to add to my book of memories. And today I am going to share one such experience with all of you. Earlier this year, I got the opportunity to attend a ‘Spice and Wine’ Masterclass held as [...]

Malai Kebab (Minced Chicken Patties cooked in Spices, Aromatics and Cream)

Malai Kebab (Minced Chicken Patties cooked in Spices, Aromatics and Cream)

When the head’s gone blank and you have no clue how to start a conversation, you talk about the weather. And that’s what I am going to do….. Summer is almost over; it was a peek-a-boo show this year which was rather disappointing. The cold, winds and rain are almost setting in which deports me [...]

Murgh Dahi Kebab with Spicy Mint Pesto

Murgh Dahi Kebab with Spicy Mint Pesto

Ever since I became a food blogger, I have been on a cookbook winning spree. I am not particularly sure how this happens, but I seem to win most giveaways I enter especially if the prize features a cookbook. And I must say, it’s quite a pleasurable thing; building up my cookbook library! One of [...]

The Joy of Turning One + a Giveaway

The Joy of Turning One + a Giveaway

Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me, happy birthday dear spice adventuress, happy birthday to me…. The Spice Adventuress has turned one…and I am on cloud nine! Yay…… The past one year has been the most tumultuous but the best phase of my life, or rather a close second (the first was when I [...]

Traditional Arabic Cooking – Miriam Al Hashimi

Traditional Arabic Cooking – Miriam Al Hashimi

A cookbook review and this time, it is a cuisine that’s always held a soft spot for me – Arabic cooking. Even though I am an Indian by birth, I spent a rather large chunk of my childhood in Sharjah (an emirate in U.A.E). Food at home was largely Indian, but there were a few [...]