Kanchan’s cooking experiments

Oct 6, 2013
And there I go…just couldn’t keep my promise 🙁 . What a long unexpected hiatus this has been! Its the same story; I’ve been nothing but really very busy with work and before I r...

my first student

May 18, 2012
A couple of months ago, this girl I know, reached out to see if I was up for teaching a cooking classes!  More than teaching the class, I was just excited to get an opportunity to share my passion fo...

a desi burrito

Jun 14, 2011
If you love fusion food, here’s one for you – Chicken Tikka Masala Burrito! This yummy idea comes from my friend, Kanika. She put her own spin on the Mexican favorite and turned it into a...

my recent favorites – by Rati

Aug 2, 2009
Rati, is a good old friend and one of my college roomies at Rutgers. When she moved in with me and my other roommates, Rati put a new spin on our dorm-room cooking with gourmet cooking skills. Honest...

lip-smacking dishes – by Kanika

Aug 2, 2009
Kanika and I met a year ago and we hit it off instantly! Kanika and I have a lot in common – we enjoy partying, eating out, wine-tasting (after a few bottles, I guess its also called drinking), ...

a light summer meal – by Roshni

Aug 2, 2009
Roshni and I go back many years! She is the bubbliest, prettiest and smiley-est person I have ever met! What I did not know for the longest time was that she also makes the tastiest food! I was wowed ...

preserved through generations – by Nisha

Jul 31, 2009
Nisha, my daughter’s godmother, is an awesome cook! A mother of twins, Meghana and Joshua, she manages to make healthy homecooked meals for the kids in between their action packed daily schedule...

Aai’s mutton biryani – by Anagha

Jul 31, 2009
You’ll forget my chicken biryani when you try this mutton biryani that Anagha makes!  More of a friend to me, Anagha is my dear vahini i.e. sister-in-law. Inspite of her very hectic  schedul...

dad’s mac & cheese

Jun 20, 2009
“My daughter invited me to write on her website today, on the occassion of Father’s Day. She asked me to cook and write about a particular dish that I would make for her and her siblings, ...

for the love of Butter Chicken

Jun 20, 2009
“There are a lot of things I miss about home; a ‘katta’ evening at University Circle; driving triple seat and getting chased by mamas in the middle of the night and mangoes! While living con...