Jalapeno shooters


Jalapeño shooters or jalapeno poppers, what’s in a name, eh? This spicy and cheesy delight  is an absolute treat if spicy food pleases your palate. I first had these at Longhorn steakhouse, and thought it was so much like an Indian pakora ( fritters) and oh so yum! Most Indian fritters are coated with a chickpea batter though!  I was mighty impressed with the way it way presented. That inspired me to shoot some of my pictures in a similar manner. Continue reading →

Deviled eggs


Deviled eggs are such a great appetizer or a great side to a meal.

So what’s the history of deviled eggs? It got me curious to know how  the name ‘deviled’ originated, and here’s what I found on google-

The roots of modern-day deviled eggs can be traced back to ancient Rome, where eggs were boiled, seasoned with spicy sauces and then typically served at the beginning of a meal—as a first course known as gustatio—for wealthy patricians. Continue reading →

Chicken Satay with peanut sauce


Satay is a dish wherein meats like chicken, mutton , pork,fish, goat or even tofu are seasoned with spices, skewered and then grilled, generally served with some sauce. These are grilled or barbecued over a wood or charcoal fire, then served with various spicy seasonings. Satay originated in Indonesia, and in fact it has become its national dish.It is also popular in many other Southeast Asian countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand, the Philippines, as well as in Suriname and the Netherlands, as Indonesia and Suriname are former Dutch Colonies.( Source- Wiki) Continue reading →

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