Spiced Buttermilk

Spiced buttermilk in tall glasses! Refreshing and cooling you to the core… does that sound inviting? Well it is certainly the best thing you can have at this time of the year… especially if you live an a place that turns blisteringly hot. Beat the Heat with Spiced Buttermilk! Yes, […]

Egg fry on parchment paper

Frying Eggs on Parchment Paper

Frying eggs on parchment paper has indeed been a game changer for my kitchen. Do you also belong to the category of people who love eggs but not it’s smell? Why should a perfectly versatile and delightful product have such an unpleasant smell on our pans and sinks? We’ll probably […]


Tips for Food Storage in the Fridge

With the knowledge about the zones in the fridge, it becomes easier to select the location for putting away foods. Having said that, it is a fine art to ensure that the food remains palatable and good to use in these zones. So here are some more of my tips […]

Picture shows the zones of the fridge

5 Fridge Zones to Remember

I can cook forever, it’s the putting away that bugs me! Especially since I try to organise food into the right fridge zones, so I can’t just stuff boxes higgledy piggledy anywhere. This is because these temperature zones make foods last longer, look fresher and retain their nutritive value for […]


Part 2: List of Appliances you Need in the Home Kitchen

This list of appliances in the kitchen has been put together for people wondering what would be the required in the kitchen, especially when shifting into a new home. It will be updated with newer gadgets that appear from time to time in the Indian market. So having already seen […]

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How to Set up Your Home Kitchen

If you want the basics of ‘How to Set up Your Home Kitchen’, look no further! A kitchen set-up from scratch can be daunting. After all, it is supposed to work with you every time you go in it. When purchasing a house, my tip is to look at the […]

A set of drawers for versatility in the storage spaces in the Indian Kitchen

Part I–Indian Kitchen Planning and Designing

The Indian Kitchen needs planning and designing so that you have a good time in it. Of course, this is true for every kitchen in the world! But the average Indian meal of 3 to 4 items becomes easier if this step is done well. Every kitchen is different, and […]

Old things from the kitchen like bottles, plastic foil coated covers, egg trays etc can be reused or recycled

Environment-friendly Kitchen Practices: Part III

They say old is gold. Is it true? Not for all things in the kitchen, but some of them can surely be put to the 3 R principle. After the first two posts in the series commemorating the Earth Day, and pledging the support from responsible kitchens on How to […]

Waste material from the kitchen waiting to be recycled and re-used

Environment-friendly Kitchen Practices: Part II

Earth Day can be meaningful only when we add sustainable ways to a year round project. Personally, I have taken to adding small ways of doing this to my kitchen routine.  It gives me much satisfaction, though I would like to contribute more to our planet. Welcome to the second […]