25 posts Posts by shilpa

11 bollywood songs that every foodie must have on their playlist…

11 bollywood songs that every foodie must have on their playlist…

The world loves Bollywood and the Bollywood loves drama, music, romance, peppy songs and food of course. I know you won’t believe me. Even the songs in Bollywood keep mentioning things that rambles up a foodie’s heart. Let me share a compilation of bollywood’s way of introducing us to the most common characteristics of some of the food stuffs. Following is a compilation in no particular order. • Naam Jalebi Bai – A hot and …

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Happy Independence Day – But wait, Are we really independent?

Happy Independence Day – But wait,  Are we really independent?

As India celebrated its 68th Independence day, I am compelled to ask, we did get freedom 68 years back however are we free even today? India ranks second unsafe places for women to exist. Does that make you feel like a free country? India is a country that worships female deities at large and a country where Gods and Goddesses are depicted as the ultimate source of world’s balance. A country whose basic religion and …

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Seven things we all must have done on Rakhi…

Seven things we all must have done on Rakhi…

There are a lot of stories as to how it started being an important festival for Hindus however from where I am looking, it is a celebration of that ever lasting love we share with our siblings. The basic ritual requires the sister to tie a sacred thread on the brother’s wrist asking him for a vow that he would always protect her, then she applies tilak on the brother’s forehead and gives him sweets. …

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5 foods that you crave for on a rainy day

5 foods that you crave for on a rainy day

For most of us rainy season is the best season of all, if and only if we have no work on our agenda for the day. Staying at home on a rainy day is like a lifetime’s wish coming true and why not! Rains are meant to be declared as holidays – officially. Every season is associated with different types of cravings. Here is the list of food that you crave for during rains. Pakode …

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Toffees and candies all of us used to love when we were kids

Toffees and candies all of us used to love when we were kids

Let me guess! You are in your 20s. You were born somewhere in the 1990s. You lived in one of the small towns in India. Your pocket money while you were growing up was less than Rs. 10 per week. Well if I am right about all those points up there, I know a little more about you. Let us go back to our childhood and reminisce about the heavenly taste of our favorite sweets …

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10 signs of a die hard foodie

10 signs of a die hard foodie

Food is a necessity that can transform into luxury or comfort or even obsession at any given point of time. You never know when your love for food has gotten worse and transformed into an obsession. Well, here are ten signs which shows that you are a die-hard food lover and are on the path to become the obsessive foodie. 1. You smell what is cooking even from a great distance – Your friends and …

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The sweets of Eid and Teej brings us together

The sweets of Eid and Teej brings us together

Eid or Teej. Anything works well for a foodie and why not it is all a reason to gorge on special delicacy of the day. Different culture celebrate the festival in their different ways however the love for food and the special food is always on the list. So, me being a foodie headed out for a shahi tukda, some amazing firni and biryani yesterday and today it is the turn for ghevar, rabdi and jalebis. …

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Indian food that every traveler must try this monsoon…

Indian food that every traveler must try this monsoon…

India is not just a country full of the bounty of Nature but it is also bountiful when it comes to a range of food. According to the Hindu calender this is the month of Sawan. The monsoon is at its full capacity and if you are travelling through India, various places have various monsoon food to offer you. Do not miss any of this Indian Monsoon food. If you see any of this, you …

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