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Healthy Ginger & Pomegranate Chicken

Asian Ginger & Pomegranate Chicken

Lately,I feel like I really don’t have any content to write here cause my whole day goes by in canoodling with my baby.(actual baby, not a euphemism for a man please) My days goes past in an almost identical pattern where I spend the mornings juggling between breakfast and cleaning the house and somehow getting the family on one table for breakfast.There on, after my husband leaves for work, I am at the service of my baby. We giggle,we laugh, we make piggy faces ,we sing “if you are happy and you know it”,we sometimes clap and sometimes just laugh while, yes rolling on the bed and somehow in the middle of all this I also cook.There are definitely ups …

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Chicken and Beans in Green Olive Tapenade

Chicken and Beans in Green Olive Tapenade

You know how everybody keeps preaching that you should eat beans but don’t really tell you how to really cook them..Well I am here to fill that lacuna. This recipe has chicken but you can easily replace it with paneer or Soy.On a sidenote-the soy in the market is amazing now.Not like the hard pieces of cardboards that were sold around 10-15 years back but actually soft silky soy so definitely give it a try! Coming back to this dish..Its a milieu of too many thoughts…I wanted to eat something healthy yet filling..hence the protein-Chicken.I wanted to use up the beans in my fridge and I wanted to make a tapenade. Tapenade is usually made with olives and capers but …

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Mango and Jalapeno Crab

Mango and Jalapeno Crab

  Instead of our yearly jaunt to Goa we decided to go to Varkala and Alleppey this time.Both the places were a food extravaganza! We devoured buckets of butter fish and prawns , literally fished out the minute before from the sea. We even experienced a very local way of fishing where the fisherman lay a long net in the sea and tether it to the beach overnight.In the morning like magic you pull the net out and voila!the sea has blessed you with tonnes of its treasure. It was all most like the game we used to play as kids at birthday parties called “tug of war” but with 20 burly man pulling with all their might on one side and the sea …

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