Festive delights: Tempting Samosas!

India is a land of many festivals. Back home, as Holi or Diwali approaches, air seems heavy with festive anticipation. One of the major festivals of Hinduism, Holi spiritually signifies the victory of good over evil and hope over despair. It is also referred to as “Festival of Spring” or “Festival of colors”. Holi is celebrated as…

Something fishy- Salmon Cakes!

Ting-ding-ding!! Surprised to see me posting two days back-to-back? Well, I haven’t all of a sudden gotten super-serious about blogging or had an epiphany about hard work etc etc etc…. Naaaaah!! As is always the case with me, there’s a funny story involved. So, last week we had a cooked salmon fillet sitting in the…

Hearty Chicken & Mixed Veggie Pie… Made from scratch!

Let me just say this one thing first- I MADE SHORT-CRUST PASTRY FROM SCRATCH AND IT TURNED OUT FINEEEE!! YAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY!!! *Jumping up and down*  Okay. Now that this is out of my system, we can proceed……… Hey guys!! Yes, finally I got brave enough to make my own pastry crust and I am ecstatic that it…