…And Barbeque Sandwich     I have come across many cookbooks, got quite a few in my collection but the book ‘Heaven on Tongue‘, the latest addition to my collection stands out for many reason. What do I like about the book? There are quite a few reason but let me highlight a few.

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There is often a long ‘to-be‘ list. No I don`t mean to-do. It`s a to-be. A list of professions you want to take up when you ‘grow up’. A list of things you would want to do. From a teacher to sports champ, a scientist or an actor. The ‘list’ is now a crumpled piece of…

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Think Italy and you are your mind is instantly flooded with images of well dressed Italians, the Collosseum, the gondola and of course great food! Pastas and pizzas topped with layers of melting cheese, fresh out of the oven are a sheer delight to indulge in! What are the reasons that make Italian cuisine so…

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We travel far and wide. We travel the world. We revel in the artistry in landscape, architecture, culture worldover. Its a way to take a break, to get away from the madness of everyday chaos. A hiatus to just sit and gaze at the river bank and watch as birds to a quick landing to…

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  Man, for centuries now, been driven by instincts and the constant urge to explore the unknown. An ambitious Christopher Columbus, the explorer & navigator traveled to a continent previously unknown to Europeans. We have Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic & thus opened up the skies to other women.We have…

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This is one recipe I found in my mom`s diary that I had planned on making since a long time. And just like other dishes, this one too did not materialize…until recently!       Mom does not remember from where she had noted this recipe and the actual measurements were not mentioned. So mom…

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  A quiet and and relaxing Sunday is a perfect time for experimenting with newer tastes in the kitchen. To me it is a time when the kitchen is like a shrine. All the stress in me withers, the vast emptiness shrinks and disappears.  Joy and excitement is unleashed. Within no time aromas of spices…

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A delightfully light and citrus-y Moroccan recipe to serve with sweet & sour Moroccan stew. This mint-y couscous is a perfect match with the stew. Couscous is a dish made from semolina that is cooked by steaming. Couscous is lightly seasoned and served with any stew spooned over it.    Couscous is one of the…

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It was one of the warmest afternoons last Sunday. One of those days when a sane person would decide to relax, sipping into some lemonade with the air conditioning humming at the background. But well, it was a different scene altogether at our home! Mom had just finished making a simple Goan Potato Curry  for…

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