Favorite Meaty Street-food- Tangy & Spicy Chilly Chicken!

We Indians have a different version of ‘Chinese’ that apparently first originated in the vibrant city of Kolkata. It’s called as – “Indo-chinese” cuisine! So, outside of India, if a newly-migrated Indian tells you that they are extremely fond of Chinese food, you can safely assume that they are not talking about your traditional Chinese…

Creepy crawly crackers : Halloween party food

With the Indian festival of Diwali coming along with Halloween this year, my mood is pretty festive this week! We are Indians based in Dublin and every year, we terribly miss celebrating our major festivals, especially Diwali, with family and friends back in India. This is our first year living in the Irish countryside and naturally,…

Easy-peasy Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken is a wildly popular Indian appetizer, believed to have originated from the northern state of Punjab. It basically consists of chicken pieces, marinated overnight with yogurt and spices, then roasted in a cylindrical clay oven called ‘tandoor’. Hence the name- Tandoori chicken! This snack is packed with flavor and is almost always served at the Indian weddings or other…

Hot, crispy deep-fried prawns

Have I mentioned before that I am not too keen on sea-food? Yeah, maybe a couple hundred times…he he! Well, I occasionally eat fish and that’s it but… if there’s one thing I am a total sucker for, it’s crispy fried prawns. They are so delicious that even I cannot resist them when they are…

Invigorating Bruschetta

Bruschetta is an Italian anti-pasti which consists of grilled bread, topped with variations of seasonal vegetable salads. The toppings usually have tomatoes as their core ingredient. The first time I had bruschetta at an Italian restaurant, I was blown away by the freshness and also, the sheer simplicity of the bread-salad combination. The ingredients were basic but…