Jalebi, or Jilapi, or Jilawii (and sometimes Zulbia) is a sweet popular in countries of the Indian Subcontinent. It is made by deep-frying a maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in the subcontinent during Ramadan and Diwali. Now some interesting history […]
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Napa Valley is considered one of the top wine growing regions in the world. The combination of Mediterranean climate, geography, and geology of the valley are conducive to growing quality wine grapes. The Napa Valley is located in Northern California, about 50 miles northeast of the San Francisco Bay Area and about 60 miles west […]
Vishu is a Hindu festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala and as Bisu in the Karnataka region(Mangalore & Udupi districts), usually in the second week of April in the Gregorian calendar. It is a day to pay homeage to Lord Krishna for all the blessings.
The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, often simply referred to as La Boqueria , is a large public market in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain and one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, with an entrance from La Rambla, not far from the Liceu, Barcelona’s opera house. The market has […]
It was 14th Feb 2014 and eGain hosted a Cookie Decoration Competition for the employees.
Delicious eggless chocolate mousse made from leftover bananas, chocolate and cream. It’s truly a mouthwatering dessert.This has been the simplest mousse I have made so far and the easiest also. You need hardly 3 ingredients :). It took me 15 minutes to make it and 30 minutes to set it…what else do you need
Snapseed: A photoapp which does wonders for food photography!!!
Crepes made with all-purpose flour/Kahlua liqueur and stuffed with ricotta cheese and berries filling.They turned out so soft that they melted in mouth. It has become one of my favorite Valentine Day’s recipe
Prawns fry is amazingly tasty and crispy shrimp marinated with indian spices and deep fried in oil. It serves as a great appetizer and can be made in no time.
Palak paneer ,is an Indian dish consisting of spinach and paneer (cottage cheese) in a thick curry sauce based on pureed spinach. It is a popular vegetarian dish.
Methi Shankarpale is a savory and crunchy Diwali snack made from dried fenugreek leaves and all purpose flour.
Coconut Rava Ladoo is a traditional maharashtrian sweet made during Diwali festival. It’s extremely rich as the main ingredients are semolina, ghee, raisins and coconut. Ingredients 1 cup thin semolina/rava ½ cup grated coconut ½ cup sugar 1 tsp cardamom powder […]
Chocolate peda is an easy 3 ingredient recipe made from mawa, cocoa powder and sugar.
Rava Besan Ladoo Recipe Rava Besan ladoo is an indian sweet made during Diwali. Rava and besan together adds crunchiness and softness to the delicacy
Karasev is a savory and crispy recipe made from rice flour, besan, pepper and garlic.
Located in the heart of Mountain View, Morocco’s restaurant offers an exotic Moroccan culinary experience.
Palak Dal is a spinach and lentils recipe. This comforting Indian dish is high in fiber and nutrition. It tastes best when served hot with rice and papad.
Prawns cutlets are amazingly tasty patties made from prawns, shredded coconut, curry leaves and indian spices. A perfect cutlet recipe and appetizer for all you seafood lovers.
Vada Pav is one of the most popular street food from Maharashtra, India. Vada is a spicy potato mixture with a coating of gram flour, deep fried in oil. Pav is a special kind of soft bread, almost square in shape.
Modak Pedha made from ricotta cheese and condensed milk is the easiest and delicious sweet which can be offered to Lord Ganesha during Ganpati Festival.This recipe has only 3 ingredients and is amazingly delicious and soft. I would like to mention special thanks to Uttara who generously offered me to use her Modak mould without […]
Butter Chicken is cream based chicken gravy with a heavy dash of butter and fenugreek leaves.This butter chicken is not only creamy but also spicy and tangy as it has tomatoes and onions as one of the main ingredients.
Sabudana Khichdi is a fasting recipe made from sago, peanuts and potatoes. It is one the most famous Maharastrian breakfast recipe:)
IndiaNow 2013 Master Chef Contest took place on 23rd June 2013 in Santa Clara Fairgrounds . It was open to all cooking enthusiasts and was a huge success. The event received immense response and was a big hit. Contestants were asked to bring home cooked vegetarian entrée, appetizer or dessert with RICE as the main […]
WomenNow organized the amazing IndiaNow 2013 event on 22nd & 23rd June 2013 at Santa Clara Fair Grounds. It was an exciting cross cultural event which brought India and US together to explore the infinite possibilities of trade and tourism and deliver tangible opportunities. IndiaNow 2013 Master Chef Contest was one of the interesting event […]
It’s a rice based dish made with chicken and Indian spices. The name Biryani is derived from the Persian word beryā(n) which means “fried” or “roasted”. Biryani was believed to have been invented in the kitchen of Mughal Emperors. It is very popular in the Indian subcontinent and is a key element of the South […]
Simple homemade Bhuna Gobi made with thinly chopped cauliflower and indian spices. There are times when I don’t feel like cooking and then who else can come to my rescue but my dear husband, Ritesh. He made this last night for dinner and it was pretty awesome. Ingredients […]
Green peas with mushrooms topped with some cream and nothing can go wrong:) This is an ideal dinner recipe when you want to have something rich but definitely home made. Green peas & mushrooms add the health quotient while cream adds the texture to the gravy. Enjoy with Hot Phulkas!
Chocolate cake full of almonds and made in 20 mins from scratch in microwave!
Have you ever wondered why your pictures come out bright yellow when you are shooting indoors or in ambient lights? The main reason for it is the White Balance. The White Balance determines the color temperature of your picture. At its simplest – the reason we adjust white balance is to get the colors […]
Aamras Recipe Aamras is a popular dessert in Rajasthani cuisine and Marwari, Maharashtra, Gujrati homes, especially during festivals. The pulp of a ripe fruit is extracted usually by hand or nowadays in blender and consumed along with chapati. At times ghee and milk are added to the pulp to enhance its flavor. Now sugar is […]
Plum Lassi Recipe Simple lassi made with plum and greek yoghurt. Ingredients 2 plums 1 pack of 8 oz. greek yoghurt with honey 1/2 cup of water Method In a […]
Coconut Chutney Recipe Coconut Chutney is one of the most ubiquitous side dishes, in all of south india. Idli, dosa or vada, any savoury snack is generally accompanied by coconut chutney. This popular accompaniment can also be readied in minutes. Ingredients For Grinding […]
Date Walnut Cake Recipe Made with dates, walnuts & wheat flour this cake is sugarless, butterless and eggless amazingly tasty.This recipe was shared by my friend Anagha Godbole on Epicurean Delights Group. The simplicity and healthy factor of the recipe tempted me to try it at the first place:) It came out so moist that […]
Spicy and tangy prawns masala curry is a delight for every seafood lover.
A sweet, simple and easy dessert made from yoghurt, strawberries and multigrain crunch cereals. This large parfait can be made for a delicious breakfast too.