Pasta Italia: Tour of Italy – Pasta Medley Recipe

Pasta Italia: Tour of Italy

Italy is my dream holiday destination. When my parents went on a Europe tour a couple of years ago, I did a lot of research for their trip. My mind is flooded with exotic images of Tuscan landscapes, Cinque Terre, Italian Alps and so on. Any Big B fan of my generation grew up fantasizing… 

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Morphy Richards OTG 24 RSS – Product Review

Morphy Richards OTG - Unboxing

OTG stands for Oven Toaster Grill and is an interesting concept for me. Years ago, I learned to bake in an electric oven. It was a big monstrosity that had to be taken down from the loft and plugged into an outlet before baking. The microwave was mostly used as a reheating device. Then when… 

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Beer MasterClass at Best Brews, Four Points by Sheraton Pune

Best Brews Four Points Shertaton Pune

Friday, August 7 was International Beer Day! Four Points by Shertaon Pune had a special MasterClass at their pub BestBrews and it was a revelation. Executive Chef Sanjay Mitra and Le Cordon Bleu Chef Michael Swamy created some exotic dishes using beer, and Master Bartender Abhishek Shevade mixed some unique beer based drinks. In India,… 

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Zucchini and Mushroom Quesadillas – Fiesta Time, Folks!

Zucchini and Mushroom Quesadillas

Hola Amigos! We are kicking off Fiesta Month here at This means I am coming your way with some super simple, spicy, zesty, lip smacking Mexican recipes. But wait, have you seen the banner above that says ‘Watch This Space’? Something exciting is coming your way. Drop me a line if you can’t wait… 

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Thai Master Class at Baan Tao Hyatt Pune

Thai Master Class

Before I start writing about this, I want to take a moment to recognize a milestone. I just published 250 blog posts on This is the 251st. For some reason, I never celebrate(d) any blogging milestones, but this blog has come a long way since it started in 2008. There were times when I… 

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