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….

  • Explore the appetizing bread basket of India

    India is a land of myriad delicacies – from curries to kebabs to kulfis (a type of Indian ice cream). The cuisine of India is as diverse as its people and unfolds as a bouquet of everything palatable. In India, you find one dish with plenty of variants.  And amidst the host of dishes, one […]

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  • Are Idli & Sambhar creations of the South India?

    Do you ever wonder about where this sumptuous dish has come from? Is it Tamil Nadu? Or Kerala? Or Karnataka? Or may be from somewhere else? In ancient literature, Idli finds no traces. The first references to Idli came to light around 1250 or so, which made the notable food historian, KT Achaya, suggest that Idli may have had its birth in some foreign place.

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  • The Journey from Nargisi Kofta to Scotch Eggs

    In the modern times, creativity still serves as the soul of an art. Upgrades can be an embodiment of the same.  Thus, the order of the day is that chefs from across the world endeavour to turn almost every modest dish into something special. However, only a few versions manage to thrive for long. Interestingly, […]

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  • Food for life that becomes a cause of death

    Many pieces of great fine art wrap the country of Italy. Interestingly, Milan, considered as an uncommon place by the Romans themselves, is home to the original work of painter Peter Paul Rubens, ‘The Last Supper’.  The painting symbolises how a deceit leading to death gracefully exists with a life giving element. On one hand […]

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  • Experiential Indian Cooking That Made Bitter Gourd Taste Simply Amazing!

    One of the most underrated vegetables in the Indian Kitchens or probably all across the world because of its bitter taste is bitter gourd. This vegetable is looked down on to the extent that in India people say: “karela yeh bhi koi khane ki cheez hai?” (Is bitter gourd worth eating?). Well! At the turn […]

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  • 6 Weird Indian Food Combos That Taste Like Heaven

    Some of the best and tempting foods come to the fore while experimenting and the foodies that remain on their foot for trying such foods have a reason to visit India.

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  • All That You Want to Know About Mughlai Cuisines

    During the sixteenth and seventeenth century the splendor and opulence of the Mughal courts were at the zenith-the like of which had not been seen in over a thousand years. Between 1626 and 1712 the Mughal emperors, Turks by origin but with Mongol, Persian and Hindu blood in their veins, ruled the greater parts of […]

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  • Uttar Pradesh Food That Must Be The Part of Fun-filled Delicious Walk

    A wide range of variety, taste and flavour is what Indian State Uttar Pradesh is known for. Walking through different cities of the state will leave you amazed about the exotic gravies.The base of most commonly eaten dishes is prepared by a mixture of tomatoes, ginger, onion, garlic and a number of spices are also […]

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  • Different Interesting Stories About Indian Biryani

    It would sound surprising to you but yes, Biryani which is one of the most commonly eaten foods is not Indian. This lip-smacking and ‘tagged as Indian food’ was originated in Persia and took multiple routes before arriving to India finally. The word Biryani had come from the Farsi word ‘Birian’ It is cooked over […]

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