Blog – Cats, Dogs, Bees & Flies

You might wonder what kind of long and a non-descriptive name have we chosen to write our blog. Let us be clear, we are a foodie in our own right and reach wherever we smell good food and drink, mind you we said ‘SMELL’. Now Cats, Dogs, Bees and Flies too are all similar. They too smell, sense, sneak-in and eat. In this blog we talk about food, be it the fine-dine scene, street food, food kiosks, recipes, ancient food, and sometimes bad food too….

  • Reviving the Old-forgotten Traditional Foods of India

    Have you ever heard about ‘Ravaiyan Baingan’ ? This tongue-tickling delicacy made up of small egg plants stuffed with prawns and peanuts being introduced in the restaurant menu were the brainchild of SodaBottleOpenerWala, a Bombay-Irani restaurant. This exclusive dish was a result of amalgamation of Gujarati and Iranian cuisine. The choice of veggies and ample […]

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  • How Sandesh originated in Bengal? – A Fascinating Story Unleashed!

    The state of Bengal is known for its sweets (Misti) all over the world. But what the world does not know is the fact that this important part of the Bengali life owes is origin to a Portuguese who brought the concept of cottage cheese or “chhana”. Moreover, contrary to the popular belief, Rasogolla was not the first sweet dish of Bengal.

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  • Go Back To Heritage Food of India For Taste and Health!

    There are chances that we have not even heard of dishes that our ancestors ate or may be we just do not know the recipes that were followed of a particular dish by our great grand mothers. There used to be a large joint family system in India and each meal, breakfast, lunch and dinner […]

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  • 6 Top Myths About Indian Foods Debunked!

    The age-old thoughts that you carry about the Indian food can be a myth hampering your vision. Unleashed here are certain truths behind the myths about Indian food that we always thought to be attached with it or call it the misconception connected to Indian cuisine.

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  • Recipe of Instant Gulkand

    About Gulkand: There are reasons good enough to use sweet preserve of rose petals from the Indian subcontinent. It is easy to prepare, hardly has any preparation time and can be stored up to a year. This powerful antioxidant is a rejuvenator and prevents sunstroke. Whether you want to remove toxins from your body, improve […]

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  • 6 Amazing Fusion Food That Every Food Lover Must Try!

    The temptation of certain fusion food is hard to resist. When the two best cuisines are brought together to create an innovative dish that can prove to be a real pleasure to your senses, it is fusion food! – The best part of this fusion cooking is that there are no rules to be followed. […]

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  • 10 Small and Useful Tips That Help You Cook Better!

    While frying onions and tomatoes put some salt, cooking will take a lesser time.   In lemonade, mix 2-3 mint leaves and vanilla essence it will taste 10 times better.   While cooking rice, put 2-3 drops of lemon juice, the cooked rice will be whiter and tastier.   Being low in Glycemic index, gram […]

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  • How To Prepare Aam Ki Launji and Mango Mint Pudding?

    Come summer and the first thing to be on the must-eat list for every Indian is mango. All the mango lovers out there can give wings to their imagination and prepare a number of dishes from them. Discussed here are two picks!

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  • 8 Little Known Indian Dishes, You Must Try!

    India is beyond Curries and Chiken Tikka Masala. Regular visitors to India have already tried and are fascinated with the regular meals like rajma-chawal, roti subji, chola chawal or kadi chawal etc. This time when visiting, go in for some very different food exploration. Take a break from the traditional Indian food and get familiar […]

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